RENEE McCULLOUGH: Keys and channels provide fitting ending

Keys and channels symbolize so much at end of journey
January 23, 2024

By Renee McCullough

Today we rode into Key West on the final ride of Tour de Florida 2024.

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PAUL ROUSE: From Hollywood to Homestead through bustling Miami

From Hollywood to Homestead through busling Miami
January 20, 2024

By Paul Rouse

Today’s ride presented several different environments that challenged our bike riding and navigation skills.

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DIANE BRUNI: Who is powering your guidance system?

Who is powering your guidance system?
January 19, 2024

By Diane Bruni

What is your GPS in life?

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PAUL ROUSE: A day of visual contrasts

A day of visual contrasts
January 18, 2024

By Paul Rouse

Today was a day of contrasts. Fort Pierce is a town I’ve been through before.  There are some areas of town that are thriving and other areas that are run down — the usual mix of poverty and middle class, perhaps leaning more toward poverty.

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MICHAEL AMEND: A fulfilling, enjoyable day in Fort Pierce

A fulfilling, enjoyable day in Fort Pierce
January 17, 2024

By Michael Amend

We woke up to a sunny day in Fort Pierce, Florida,  on the floor and in the pews of the Community United Methodist Church with 33 of our newest friends.

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KEELY HAWKINS: Friendships form quickly

Friendships form quickly on these rides
January 13, 2024

By Keely Hawkins

First day was a beautiful scenic route. Although we did get held up by a silly long train not even a mile into the ride .

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PAUL ROUSE: A good day to spread the word about The Fuller Center

Spreading awareness is part of the mission
January 15, 2024

By Paul Rouse

Great day yesterday.  Wonderful church service in Titusville, followed by a short 30-mile ride to Cocoa Beach.  Cloudy and cool all day, with rain starting just as we reached our destination church, but a good tail wind the whole way.

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TERESA LANE: Shout-outs of gratitude for our church hosts

Shout-outs of gratitude for our church hosts
January 14, 2024

By Teresa Lane

Well, in spite of less than ideal cycling weather, it’s another great day on the bike.

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STEVE MANN: The 2024 Tour de Florida has begun

2024 Tour de Florida has begun
January 13, 2024

By Steve Mann

All arrived safely to the starting church on Friday despite some flight delays and similar hiccups to make things interesting. After the shuttles arrived, pizza was available for dinner, then we had our trip orientation. Lights were out at 10:06 pm for the night, up at 6 am.

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GARY SCHROEDER: Time again to ask, “What’s next?”

Time again to ask, "What's next?"
January 22, 2023

By Gary Schroeder

A short while ago,  during a trip-ending group discussion about impressions of the trip, the topic of what was next for everyone came up. Initially,  it centered on getting back to our REAL life or what Bike Adventure trip each of us was doing. 

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