Annual Ride For Autism With Grand Marshall Brenda Fox

brendafox2Los Angeles TV Motorcyclist & Journalist Brenda Fox will lead the 6th Annual Ride For Autism. Event is March 27 to 29th. Please, support this ride to help raise awareness for Autism and helping those with Autism. Project Independence is an organization founded on the premise that parents of an autistic child (or any special-needs individual for that matter) will not be around forever to offer needed care the goal of the organization is to raise awareness and create a better understanding of what autism is. It strives to offer opportunities for Autistic individuals to become independent and productive rather than require help from others. Project Independence is staffed entirely by non-paid volunteers with all the money-every cent-is donated to families in need dealing with Autism.

The ride, March 27-29th is based on the philosophy of a “good time for a good cause” two things the Cajuns love to deliver! The ride includes an overnight poker run that departs from Cajun Harley-Davidson in Lafayette, LA travels to Natchez, MS, a truly beautiful and scenic ride with the final card drawn in Lafayette.  The ride includes an arrival party at Doc Big Love’s in Natchez, great food, motorcycle raffle and a concert that is sure to be remembered. Guaranteed a Cajun good time! Donations are accepted via PayPal at: Women Motorcyclist. Info at: Project Independence.

29 Responses to “Annual Ride For Autism With Grand Marshall Brenda Fox”

  1. 1 Kirk Perry Mar 9th, 2009 at 12:46 pm

    Made a donation – but I can’t motor over for the ride. Have fun. Sounds like a fun ride through Cajon country. I miss “dirty rice” and the bayou.

    Have you ever considered an Autism Ride for Independence from El Cajon, (San Diego) Calif. to Ensenada, Mex. B.C. ?
    It’s a great ride along a federally maintained wilderness highway, with slow and fast lanes that will accommodate antiques to Evo’s. There would be state and federal escorts – and restrooms are at every toll booth (no tolls for us) – we’re waved thorough.
    We could leave from on El Cajon Blvd., re-group at the Playas (beach front) enclave west of Tijuana (refreshments and orientation/logistics) and ride the toll road all the way to Hussong’s Cantina in Ensenada – with an early dinner at “Antionio’s” Seafood on the south end of town.
    Refreshments and a poker stop would be at the pacific rim overlook at Salsupedes (Sal-sue-pway-dez). Chase vehicles provided by the “Green Angels” and safe passage into Mexico and out, guaranteed by Genera Godinez and Pepe Ortiz of 8th Street -Tijuana and Alfonso Bustamente (Rancho Victoria), Tecate-Tijuana. • Don’t attend if your scared.
    Autism crosses borders.
    Now is a good time to show support for “many facets” of misfortune, covering as many areas possible, when you have people willing to contribute their time and money – and show up for something worthwhile.
    Most people from California will never get to make that Salsupedes ride on their own, for fear of breakdowns, etc.
    Riding along the cliff rim the bay on a warm, windless full moon night is something you never forget.

  2. 2 GEORGE BARRIS Mar 9th, 2009 at 5:09 pm

    Great Cause! Great Ride! and great job Brenda!
    We love you and great to see you involved with the ride.

  3. 3 Gina Woods Mar 9th, 2009 at 6:45 pm

    Way to go Brenda! It’s great to see the support for such a worthy cause.! I We have a great ride here in Chicago every year for the Autism Ride with a gal named Diane Gedick at: whose son has Autism. She has done a tremendous job with her quest in raising support and monies for awareness of Autism. The run she organizes every year brings hundreds – perhaps thousands out for this event. I am happy to say Open Road Radio has been & strong proponent of this charity, and we thank you for your wonderful efforts – let me know if we can help out in anyway 🙂

  4. 4 Francesco Quinn Mar 9th, 2009 at 7:59 pm

    Nobody represents women and motorcycling as well as Brenda! Actually, Brenda represents all good motorcyclists.
    Much love to the cause, Francesco

  5. 5 Alan Lee Mar 9th, 2009 at 11:07 pm

    Go get it Tiger!!, I don’t know Brenda for a long time(around 9 month now), but let me tell you something, this girl get more balls then a lots guys I know, after all the bad thing she had to handle those last 2 years, the first thing she do, it’s try to help others.
    I’m all in with her and wish a lots of success for that autism ride,a bunch of self proclaim cool guys should take example and follow her in her crusade

    Hats off for the queen, Alan Lee

  6. 6 FILTER Band frontman - Richard Patrick Mar 10th, 2009 at 12:43 am

    Come on out and support this Autism ride.
    Great job Brenda, you are a warrior goddess, wicked rider and rockin hot chick helping get attention for a worthy cause.

  7. 7 Gunrunner Mar 10th, 2009 at 10:12 am

    It is great to see the support for this cause, and it is even better having the best in women and motorcycling leading this Annual Ride For Autism.

    Francesco, Brenda does “represent all good motorcyclists”.

    Nice K-9 by the way…

  8. 8 Joe Capicotti Mar 10th, 2009 at 11:06 am

    After meeting Brenda about three months ago I realized she is a true motorcyclist and in it for all the right reasons.

    Her dedication to the sport and lifestyle is without the normal boundries of what you ride and with whom.

    This Autism ride is just another example of how much effort Brenda puts into everything she does. My hat is off to her and I hope to be there myself to cover the ride on our show.

    Way to go Brenda!

    Joe Capicotti
    Executive Producer
    2Xtreem Motorcycle TV

  9. 9 Stunts Unlimited Mar 10th, 2009 at 11:25 am

    Autism has become an epidemic and great for motorcyclist to help raise awareness.
    Good Job Brenda you are a true action hero.

  10. 10 Barb Fuller Mar 10th, 2009 at 3:03 pm

    Good Cause. Thank you all who support this austism ride. ….and thank you Brenda!

  11. 11 NY MYKE Mar 10th, 2009 at 9:58 pm

    Great Job to the Project Independence folks for this ride, their care and efforts in helping make a different in others lives.
    Brenda is one of the best riders I have ever met and certainly represents.
    Way to go and Thank you to all showing support

  12. 12 konnie.teo Mar 11th, 2009 at 1:05 am

    Hey. Great to hear such support for autism . Keep up the good job!

  13. 13 Sasha Mar 11th, 2009 at 9:00 am

    Brenda rocks the throttle for a great cause! Project Independence! Steady and strong. It’ll be an awesome ride that’s for sure.

  14. 14 Jeff Nicklus Mar 11th, 2009 at 2:06 pm

    Bravo Brenda, Bravo! You rock!

    Over & out,


  15. 15 cat Mar 11th, 2009 at 5:33 pm

    Rock on you sexy bitch! So great to bring attention to autism! Love ya sexy!

  16. 16 Belinda Mar 11th, 2009 at 6:24 pm

    Brenda, you are amazing as always! What an excellent ride for an awesome cause! x

  17. 17 Joe Phillipson Mar 11th, 2009 at 6:55 pm

    All of us should attend if possible. This is a ride for a great cause. I should have known Brenda would be leading the way. As always, helping others. Glad to see you are getting back on your feet and on the way to recovery. We need you in this industry.

  18. 18 Bill D Mar 11th, 2009 at 7:58 pm

    Good cause and what better way to support Austim than on on motorcycle. Like Matt said Autism has become an epidemic makes you wonder whats in the water.

    Proud of you Brenda!
    Filming you riding that orange chopper was a pure pleasure. I look forward to our Ducati shoot.

  19. 19 Wyked Illuzionz Mar 13th, 2009 at 11:37 am

    This Sunday, 3/15, RAM Cycles is Rockville, MD is sponsoring a ride to raise funds for autism.

    Their polar bear ride for autism that was originally scheduled for 3/1 was snowed out.

    It has been rescheduled for 3/15. The ride starts at around 8:00 a.m. at the Hollywood Diner in Rockville, MD and will end at RAM Cycles in Rockville, MD. The cost is $20.00 and all proceeds benefit the Autism Society of America. For your $20 fee you get breakfast at the diner, a chance to win a jacket, the 70 mile ride, refreshments and a stunt show.

    A great day is planned and it’s all for a good cause.

    Details are in the link below:

  20. 20 C Gennaro Mar 13th, 2009 at 3:50 pm

    Way to go!
    We would go if we our filming schedule allowed.
    Its so great for motorcyclist to raise awareness for Autism which sadly is on the up rise.
    We love you Brenda – your footage on that orange chopper looks hot!
    Rock it Sexy!

  21. 21 JERRY COVINGTON Mar 13th, 2009 at 6:03 pm

    All of us at Covingtons Cycles with you much success with the ride for Autism.
    In fact Brenda you should be riding one of our customs!
    Your welcome to pick any Covington bike to ride anytime.

  22. 22 Scott Winters Mar 14th, 2009 at 12:03 pm

    Hey guys.
    My mom teaches kids with autism. Its her specialty. They could all use the funding as well as the support. Kids with special needs should strike home to most of us out here. Us artist, musicians all of us who can feel the pain of a kid with “special needs” Support where we can. Visit the site above and see if there is any way I can help.
    Scott winters
    Homestead Digital Design
    I do graphic Design for local charities, such as NHBCC (New Hampshire Breast Cancer Coalition)
    as well as Portsmouth Salvation Army.
    Let me know if I can help.

  23. 23 Sexy Skins designer, Lisa Cantalupo Mar 14th, 2009 at 1:42 pm

    Brenda and I have a mutual friend (a mentor to me as well). He has been talking about Brenda for months and months. Finally, I had the pleasure of connecting with her myself. In the short time I have known her, I have been touched by the love, generosity, courage and strength she demonstrates to all, no matter their position in life. It truly is an honor to befriend her. I hope to one day have the privilege of riding with her….

    May you all have a blessed and safe ride!!
    Luv & Peace,

  24. 24 Rhino Mar 15th, 2009 at 11:52 am

    Rock on Brenda! Good work you’re doing there. There should be more folks like you out there!

  25. 25 Scott Long Mar 15th, 2009 at 12:47 pm

    Brenda,great cause and I wish you all the best.All the stuff you have been through and still have the energy and desire to reach out and help others is “Awesome” love and respect,Scott Long

  26. 26 Brent Peters Mar 15th, 2009 at 9:42 pm

    I have to say that from what I’ve seen over the years, motorcyclists are among the very most generous, and thoughtful of people when it comes to worthy causes. I haven’t seen anyone that will take a cause in their teeth, and chew it until there’s nothing left to chew, like a crowd of dusty old ornery riders with hearts as big as some of their belly’s! So I’m saying thank you to everyone that does something to help someone else, and a great big THANK YOU to you too Brenda. Keep it up!!

  27. 27 Elisa Mar 16th, 2009 at 11:07 am

    Brenda you are the greatest!!
    You find the time to help everyone around you, what a great cause!

  28. 28 HAMSTER PAUL Mar 16th, 2009 at 5:49 pm

    AWESOME to have a spectalular chick in the front! Best thing ever!

    Great to see you & Chuck Zito at the Rainbow.

    Love ya baby!

  29. 29 Project Independence Mar 16th, 2009 at 7:47 pm

    Everyone at Project Independence wishes to express our sincere appreciation and thank you.
    We are overwhelmed by the support we are receiving. Thank you to so many wonderful individuals. Cyril Huze we want to thank you for helping us spread the word and thank you to those that have extended help.

    Thank you to Brenda Fox.
    Your presence has brought us more media attention than we ever imagined. We never imagined you would bring us everyone from Jay Leno to legend Chuck Zito!
    Thank you to Big Dog Motorcycles. Brenda’s media promo and riding shots on the K-9 motorcycle are incredible and special thank you to the folks at Warner Brothers that made it possible.
    On behalf of the autistic individuals and their families in our circle, we express a heartfelt thank you to all.

    Project Independence

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