Category: Bike Adventure

Born from Bike Adventure, first covenant partner in Maine focuses on home repairs, seniors

Born from Bike Adventure, first covenant partner in Maine focuses on home repairs, seniors

The Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure is the single biggest fundraising event for The Fuller Center for Housing’s work — although it has grown to include winter and spring rides in addition to its longer summer rides. It also raises awareness through media coverage, church visits across the nation, and the visibility of our orange-clad riders […]

Bicycle Adventure’s inaugural Tour de Florida a rousing success

Bicycle Adventure’s inaugural Tour de Florida a rousing success

The Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure continues to expand as one of this affordable housing ministry’s most visible fundraising and awareness initiatives. This year featured our first-ever winter ride — the Tour de Florida, which took cyclists from Orlando to Key West beginning with a build day on Dec. 28 before striking out for Cocoa Beach […]

Wittenberg University graduate discusses her first cross-country Bicycle Adventure

Wittenberg University graduate discusses her first cross-country Bicycle Adventure

Libby Bauman got involved with The Fuller Center for Housing as a volunteer on building projects during her days at Springfield, Ohio’s Wittenberg University — a prolific partner for years in this ministry’s work. This past year, she experienced the ministry in a different, challenging way — by joining the Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure’s 4,000-mile […]

Englishman Tim Bruce talks about his uniquely American experience on Bicycle Adventure

Englishman Tim Bruce talks about his uniquely American experience on Bicycle Adventure

Retiring after 35 years working with the UK’s public housing sector, Chilcompton, England’s Tim Bruce was ready for a challenge — and he found it with The Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure this year, riding more than 3,500 miles from Seattle to Washington, D.C. It turned out to be an arduous yet uplifting journey as his […]

Fifty outstanding photos from the Bicycle Adventure’s summer rides

Fifty outstanding photos from the Bicycle Adventure’s summer rides

The Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure’s two summer rides — a 4,000-mile Parks and Peaks ride out West and a 3,500-mile cross-country ride from Seattle to Washington, D.C. — are now in the books. We’d like to thank the wonderful riders who pedaled through cold, rain, snow, heat and wind to raise money and awareness for […]

Cyclists reflect on 3,500-mile journey in pair of media reports

Cyclists reflect on 3,500-mile journey in pair of media reports

A couple of riders from our recently completed 3,500-mile cross-country Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure talk about their journeys in a couple of new media reports. Louisville, Kentucky’s WLKY features Jeff Bracken (pictured at left), who did not let the progressing vision loss from Usher’s Syndrome stop him from making the trip from Seattle to D.C., […]

Bicycle Adventurers hop off bikes for busy build day in Springfield, Ohio

Bicycle Adventurers hop off bikes for busy build day in Springfield, Ohio

There’s nothing quite like seeing America coast-to-coast from the seat of a bicycle. But just as memorable for those participating in the Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure are the days when they take a break from cycling to practice what they preach. The Adventure allows cyclists to spread awareness and raise funds for The Fuller Center’s […]

Bicycle Adventurers repair home in which WWII veteran’s widow has lived for 64 years

Bicycle Adventurers repair home in which WWII veteran’s widow has lived for 64 years

Opalee Copeland has lived in her Bellevue, Ill., home for 64 years, the vast majority of those years with her husband who fought in France during World War II. After he passed away 10 years ago, the house in which they raised her two sons — one of whom is fighting leukemia — began to […]