Category: Bike Adventure

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 […]

League of American Bicyclists features blog by Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure founder

League of American Bicyclists features blog by Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure founder

The Fuller Center for Housing was recognized in May by the League of American Bicyclists as one 114 new Bicycle Friendly Businesses in the United States. One of the factors in the certification was The Fuller Center’s Bicycle Adventure, which raises funds for The Fuller Center’s work in addition to spreading awareness and making new […]

WKTV-TV reports on Bicycle Adventure’s stop in Herkimer, New York

WKTV-TV reports on Bicycle Adventure’s stop in Herkimer, New York

WKTV-TV caught up with one of our Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure’s summer rides as it made a stop in Herkimer, New York, where they stayed overnight Monday at First United Methodist Church. This group started in Oregon and will finish their route Saturday in Maine. The other group began in Ocean City, California, and will […]

More newspapers catch up with cyclists as summer rides near their end

More newspapers catch up with cyclists as summer rides near their end

The Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure’s two summer rides — one from Ocean Beach, Calif., to Ocean City, N.J., and the other from Portland, Ore., to Portland, Maine — will conclude this weekend. Each of the rides is helping spread the word about The Fuller Center’s work through its church visits, build days and speaking with […]

WDTN-TV reports on Bicycle Adventure build day in Springfield, Ohio

WDTN-TV reports on Bicycle Adventure build day in Springfield, Ohio

Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure cyclists’ primary missions during their cross-country summer rides are to raise money for The Fuller Center’s work of building and repairing homes around the world and, also, to introduce and explain how the ministry works to people, churches and others along the way. Along the way, they also get to participate […]

Yuma’s KSWT-TV catches up with Bicycle Adventure cyclists in Arizona

Yuma’s KSWT-TV catches up with Bicycle Adventure cyclists in Arizona

Yuma, Arizona’s KSWT-TV, caught up with our Ocean to Ocean Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure cyclists after they stopped for the night at Trinity Methodist Church in Yuma. You can catch KSWT’s complete report with video at this link.

Fuller Center for Housing officially recognized as Bicycle Friendly Business

Fuller Center for Housing officially recognized as Bicycle Friendly Business

Photo (from left): The Fuller Center’s Ryan Iafigliola, Joel Derksen, Jessica McClain and Connor Ciment are getting ready for the June 1 start of the 2018 Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure. The Fuller Center for Housing’s international headquarters in Americus, Georgia, has been named one of only 20 Bicycle Friendly Businesses in the state of Georgia […]