Neil Mullikin: Mixed feelings with the finish line in sight

Neil Mullikin: Mixed feelings as we near the finish
August 4, 2021

By Neil Mullikin

Only a couple more days of riding. As we ride our days, it’s remarkable how all of us have changed over the course of this ride across the US. Riders have come together to form strong bonds from various parts of life, in addition to the realization that we are all a part of something bigger than ourselves.

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Alice Caldwell: Better late than never

Alice Caldwell: Better late than never
August 3, 2021

By Alice Caldwell

This was my first day riding with the Fuller Center Cross Country team. 
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Randi Topps: A shout-out to our leader

Randi Topps: A shout-out to our leader
July 30, 2021

By Randi Topps

FCBA Ride # 48. Dayville OR to Prineville OR. 84.9 miles. 4,659-foot elevation gain. We climbed two summits today. Each was a very long but gentle climb (3-7%).

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Jim Kruse: A productive stop

Jim Kruse: A productive stop
July 21, 2021

By Jim Kruse

 
Jackson Hole overflowed with tourists…but our stay at the First Baptist Church was inspiring, productive and restful
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Samuel Kimzey: Small towns provide big-time hospitality

Samuel Kimzey: Small towns provide big-time hospitality
July 23, 2021

By Samuel Kimzey

Today the team completed the 43.2 mile ride from the tiny town of Arco, Idaho to the comparably small town of Carey, Idaho.  This was the shortest ride for this week, and I think they found it a much-needed lighter day.  The wind and heat (we’re moving into the heatwave in the Northwest U.S.) have been taking their toll on everyone, so a shorter ride was helpful for all!  
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Tony Drake: Ride again leaves me in awe

Tony Drake: Ride again leaves me in awe
July 19, 2021

By Tony Drake

This morning we were up by 4:30 a.m. in anticipation of today’s 3,845-foot elevation gain from Dubois, WY into the Absaroka mountain range and up to the summit of the Togwotee Pass to 9,655 feet, located on the Continental Divide, on our way down through the Teton National Park into Jackson, WY.

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Mike Schuck: Wyoming blessings

Mike Schuck: Wyoming blessings
July 20, 2021

By Mike Schuck

We entered Wyoming yesterday and spent the night at Corpus Christi Catholic Church in the little town of Newcastle. We were expecting a fairly difficult day of riding since the weather forecast called for temperatures in the 90s and headwinds. In reality the temperatures only reached the low 80s and we had a crosswind or tailwind for most of our 72-mile ride which was a blessing. However, greater blessings were to come.

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Tony Drake: Red (hot), white & blue adventures

Tony Drake: Red (hot), white & blue adventures
July 3-5, 2021

By Tony Drake

 
Today I’m going to catch you up on our 4th of July weekend and Monday riding adventures.
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Anna Little: I’ll never forget Omaha

Anna Little: I'll cherish Omaha forever
July 1, 2021

By Anna Little

Yesterday I had the opportunity to hop off the bike just in time to watch a little baseball!

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Ed Vander Pol: Water! Water! Water!

Ed Vander Pol: Water! Water! Water!
June 28, 2021

By Ed Vander Pol

We spent the weekend at the Northland Cathedral in Kansas City. Most of us attended the worship service there Sunday morning. The minister spoke on Numbers 20 when Moses “struck the rock” to provide water versus God asked Moses to “speak to the rock”. Pastor’s summary: Listen and trust in God.

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