Never Short on Support

Written by: Ami Hough

We started in Taos, New Mexico at Loma Verde Presbyterian Camp, and ended in Alamosa, Colorado. The ride was incredibly long- 101 miles- but with the support of a fellow rider, we were able to pass the time with laughter and joy. Continue reading

Even through the Flame

Written by: Susan Pratt

What a week so far. .. We cycled into La Veta, a small town community with the same type of commitment the Fuller Center cyclists have for each other. As I walked around town I stopped in the post office, the market, an art studio, and a nail salon (yes, it was time to get a pedicure), I noticed that everyone knew one another.  Then we had an ice cream social with the congregation of the church we were staying in. The entire town’s care for each other was evident.   With a fire spreading nearby, the folks were focused on ways to help their own community. Continue reading

Bonding with Our Church Hosts

Written by: Bill Black

One of the great rewards for riders on the Fuller Center Bike Adventure is the opportunity to meet the people at the churches that support us along the way.  While the level of involvement by the community varies from church to church, we have deep appreciation for everContinue reading

Reflecting on the Good

Written by: Kert Emperado

Gallup, NM – Grants, NM

Today’s ride from Gallup to Grants was spectacular.  We saw rock formations, caves, mountains, and plateaus, as we paralleled Interstate-40.  My riding buddies for most of the day were Dan Sheridan, from Ohio, Stephany Escalante Galindo, from LA, Tom Weber, from Geezerville, CO, and our young trip leader, Joel Derksen from Winnipeg, Ontario.  Each one of them have a unique and interesting life, and all of them are wonderful people. Continue reading

The Land of Enchantment

Written by: Karl Trimmer

New Mexico, the Land of Enchantment.  It surely has been that for the riders of the Ocean to Ocean cross country tour.  We have been treated to some spectacular sights: with the bluest skies, red rock, and purple mountains, the landscape of New Mexico continues to amaze me.

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