Accomplishing the goal of riding across the country

Accomplishing the goal of riding across the country
July 21, 2022

By Daryl Olson

Today we rode from Newton Falls, New York to Lake Placid, a 65.2 mile ride with 3,455 feet of elevation gain. I believe almost everyone has probably heard of Lake Placid because of the 1980 winter Olympics, which were centered at this location.

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No such coincidence

No such coincidence
July 20, 2022

By Neil Mullikin

At the time I am writing this blog, I am thinking about the powerful devotion we heard today. A word that was used was coincidence. The point was that there is no such thing. I agree with the conclusion.

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Too much fun

Too much fun
July 19, 2022

By Suzanne Stack

After our soggy Monday, Tuesday was a perfect riding day. The route from Weedsport to Watertown was my favorite kind: country roads and two lane highways over hill and dale, past farms, and through little towns. Short sleeve weather with cloud cover and favorable winds most ways we turned.

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A weekend of learning opportunities

A weekend of learning opportunities
July 18, 2022

By Wayne Wilson

Today, started in the rain with a forecast for rain all day and storms in the afternoon. It was especially fun; I enjoyed riding in the rain. It was even an adventure exploring unplanned routes because of two bridge closings.

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Reflecting on our ride across the country

Reflecting on our ride across the country
July 16, 2022

By Scott Thurber

We are in Rochester, New York with those of us riding or supporting the full cross country trek having completed 44 days of riding. As we embark on the remaining 10 riding days, I’m spending more time reflecting on what we learned.

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Friendships highlight the Fuller Center Bike Adventure

Friendships highlight the Bike Adventure
July 15, 2022

By Mike Wieser

Today just happens to correspond with my departure from the Fuller Center Bike Adventure. By the time this blog is posted, I will be making my way to Ithaca, New York to visit friends and begin a new bike adventure around New York’s Finger Lakes.

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My first impressions as a newbie rider

My first impressions as a newbie rider
July 14, 2022

By Nicky Booth

To be completely honest, I had no idea what to expect coming into this trip. I knew that my fellow riders would be friendly, the bike rides would be challenging, and the builds would be fulfilling. 

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We ride to get there

We ride to get there
July 13, 2022

By Renee McCullough

I began my ride in Ontonagon, Michigan a little over two weeks ago. During the first week, we were on a long ride which was extended by six miles due to an unexpected road closure.  

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Giving back locally in Sharon, Pennsylvania

Giving back locally in Sharon, Pennsylvania
July 12, 2022

By Dan Hepp

We enjoyed a build day in Sharon, Pennsylvania. The build day is our opportunity to work with the local Fuller Center covenant partner on projects to help low income families in the area. There were two projects waiting for our group when we arrived.

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Working alongside communities in Aurora, Ohio

Working alongside communities in Aurora, Ohio
July 11, 2022

By Pam Vanhoose

Saturday was a build day with the Fuller Center for Housing of Northwest Portage County. They had several projects for us to do so they had us break up into different teams.

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