Riding hard through to the build days

Riding hard through to the build days
May 25, 2022

By Nanci Ubben

Day 5 done. Way less hilly but soooo long and a lot warmer. 87 miles today. We have reached Othello, Washington.

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An awe-inspiring climb in Washington

An awe-inspiring climb in Washington
May 24, 2022

By Mike Scotty

Today was our biggest climb yet – 4,400 feet up over 35 miles, with over 3,500 of those feet within 15 miles. A feat that demands slow and steady progress to complete the task. The upside was that the remaining 50 miles of our 88-mile trek was almost completely downhill.

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Seeing God’s blessings

Seeing God's blessings
May 22, 2022

By Nick Mota

WOW, where do I start, day 3 and already have made 14 new friends. I already knew 4 of the riders and support members of the 19 total including myself.

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Riding our square wheeled bicycles​

Riding our square wheeled bicycles
May 21, 2022

By Ed Vander Pol

We begin our 2022 Fuller Center Bike Adventure in Seaside, Oregon and end 10 weeks later in Portland, Maine covering approximately 3,800 miles.

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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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