Mark Shue: Can kings hold golden pencils?

Mark Shue: Can kings hold golden pencils?
March 13, 2022

By Mark Shue

Note: This was Mark Shue’s morning devotional on the final day of our inaugural Gulf Coast Ride. He has graciously allowed us to share it with everyone.

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Gary Schroeder: From start to finish to what’s next

Gary Schroeder: From start to finish to what's next
March 13, 2922

By Gary Schroeder

It always amazes me that no matter the lengths of a Bike Adventure ride, the end seems so far away when we start. But then in a flash, we’re packing up to go home.

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Sara Dobbs: Smooth roads allow for great sightseeing

Sara Dobbs: Smooth roads make for great sightseeing
March 9, 2022

By Sara Dobbs

I was expecting rough roads today.

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Diane Buckley-Maidt: The third build day

Diane Buckley-Maidt: The third build day of the ride
March 10, 2022

By Diane Buckley-Maidt

Today was our third build day of the ride.  After a delicious breakfast provided by the Fuller Center Disaster Rebuilders we split into three teams.

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Sara Dobbs: Life is a lot like these rides

Sara Dobbs: Life is a lot like these rides
March 1, 2022

By Sara Dobbs

We’ve all heard familiar quotes of how life is like riding a bicycle: that in order to stay balanced, you have to keep moving forward, but I was thinking today about all the ways in which life is also like being on a Fuller Center Bike Adventure.

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Mike Rutherford: The home stretch

Mike Rutherford: The home stretch
March 11, 2022

By Mike Rutherford

After a build day in Sulfur, Louisiana we began our journey to leave LA and head into the final state of Texas. As has become common on this journey, the weather was looking to be unpredictable with rain, thunderstorms, and gale force winds in the plan for the day.

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James Hartman: Final build day of the Gulf Coast ride

James Hartman: Final build day on the Gulf Coast ride
March 11, 2022

By James Hartman

Today was our 3rd, and last, build day. We were in Sulphur, LA working on 3 homes. 
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Mary Beth McDonough: Our amazing God protects us

Our amazing God protects us
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By Mary Beth McDonough


A 4:45 a.m. wake-up call started a 101.5-miler from Baton Rouge to Eunice Louisiana.

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James Hartman: Working hard to beat the rain

James Hartman: Working hard to beat the rain
March 5, 2022

By James Hartman

Today was our second day working at Miss Jackie’s house. We were thrown a curve when we first arrived. We needed to finish putting up the siding but were told we first needed to put up an additional rafter to support the roof. This took a team of 4 of us almost the entire morning. 
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Tim Bruce: Build days hammer home what this is all about

Tim Bruce: Build days hammer home what this is all about
March 3, 2022

By Tim Bruce

So ends our first week of cycling from Laguna Beach, Florida to Hammond — a grand total of 354 miles for those who have cycled every mile along the way. Indeed, some have cycled even farther to achieve personal goals such as century rides in a day.

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