Hello, Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure followers, it is Lindsey Giles again. Today marks day 60 of the bike adventure (43 ride days 8 build days and 9 off days) with only 5 more days until we reach the Pacific Ocean and Astoria, Oregon. Today’s ride was from Lewiston, Idaho to Dayton, Washington (68 miles) consisting […]
by Tom Tebbe Today was a day off of the bikes, resting in Lewiston, Idaho. Members of the group dispersed to various churches in the neighborhood of the Congregational Presbyterian Church. Several of us went to the Riverfront Church for a contemporary service. Having been raised Catholic with a lot of ritual, biblical passages, and […]
Sensory Perception Eight weeks done and I’m totally attuned to my new world; an almost imperceptible swish of grass alerts me to avert a roadside dog attack; a remote rumble rearwards tells me “Truck Back”; and the note of bike tyres on gravel chips – mimicking crisp kindling crackling on a campfire – warns me […]
by Leah Spurlin Today marks our last build day on this year’s bike ride. It’s kind of bittersweet as I look back over the 8 weeks full of accumulating miles, drastic changes in landscape in each region, all the people we met along the way, and mostly the 9 build days we had. Those build […]
by Alice Hibma One of my favorite parts about the Bicycle Adventure is the ever changing scenery. Each day has brought more of the variety and beauty of God’s creation into view and today was no different. As we gathered for our morning route meeting shortly after 5, the sunrise over the hills to the […]
by David Sperry 54 beautiful miles today on the trail of the Coeur d’ Alenes. The first hour was with a group of seven cyclists cruising in a pace-line at 22-23 mph. The second hour + was more relaxed as we enjoyed the sights of one of the most beautiful places on earth.
by Steve Hopkins Wow. These people are crazy in an awesome sort of way. I have only been along since Missoula and I don’t think I’ve had more than 3 consecutive hours of sleep. My diet is all upside down. I had more snicker doodles the other day in ten minutes than I’ve had in […]
“It’s not about the bike.” Each of us can put our own ‘spin’ on this well-known quote. Cycling is one of my passions, and I’ve explored many countries on the saddle. I’ve also done humanitarian work throughout the global village. But I have never experienced the powerful combination of biking and building in one mission. As […]