Category: Bike Adventure

Global Home Challenge: Ryan Iafigliola

GLOBAL HOME CHALLENGE RyanIafigliola AMERICUS, GEORGIA Ryan is The Fuller Center’s Vice President of International Operations and is the founder of the Bicycle Adventure, which has now raised more than $3 million for our work. Join the Global Home Challenge! Ryan representing the Bicycle Adventure at a Fuller Center community in Haiti. Over … but […]

Virtually bike/run/walk across America this April to keep our mission moving forward

Virtually bike/run/walk across America this April to keep our mission moving forward

The coronavirus pandemic has certainly put a crimp in people’s lifestyles across America — and in more than 150 countries around the world for that matter. Many people have been asked to stay home, if possible, and not travel unnecessarily. President Trump has asked that Americans continue social distancing and such precautions through at least […]

Bicycle Adventure offers scholarships to help younger, first-time riders raise funds

Bicycle Adventure offers scholarships to help younger, first-time riders raise funds

(Photo: Mark Murphy on the 2019 Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure) Mark Murphy knows the rewards of participating in the Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure extend far beyond raising money and awareness for an important ministry and the satisfaction gained by conquering the physical and mental challenges of pedaling a bicycle across the country. The “bunch of […]

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 […]