Category: Bike Adventure

Smiling faces, beautiful places – By Mark Benjamin

Smiling faces, beautiful places – By Mark Benjamin

So we headed out of Huntersville, N.C. at 8 a.m. this morning for 78 miles of riding. Pastor Allan and all the folks at Hopewell Presbyterian were incredibly hospitable – we even all got to sleep on mattresses! Today was our last day with Team Asbury from Raleigh, N.C. (Allow Team Asbury to describe their […]

Flexibility and adventure – By James Bernstein

Flexibility and adventure – By James Bernstein

Flexibility. Today was the day to live flexibility on the Bike Adventure. A relatively short ride was planned, 62 miles from Denton to Huntersville, N.C. Plus, we wanted to arrive at our destination of Hopewell Presbyterian Church after 2:30 p.m. to avoid a scheduling conflict. It should have been an easy day, a leisurely departure […]

Once-in-a-lifetime day – By Scott Smothers

Once-in-a-lifetime day – By Scott Smothers

Mark Benjamin met trip leader Ryan Iafigliola last year at Koinonia Farms outside of Americus, Ga. Mark joined the trip for a few days in 2009. This year he gathered a team from his church made up of Mark, Scott Smothers and James Berstein. Read what Scott had to say about the adventure…(and then check […]

Living on a prayer – By Ivan Cunningham

Living on a prayer – By Ivan Cunningham

Oohhh, we’re halfway there. Ride our bikes, we’ll make it I swear… even if we do have multiple 80-plus mile days in a row. We have finished 25 days out of our 50-day trip. Today was fairly uneventful: we encountered a few gentle, rolling hills towards the end, but the ride was flat-ish for the […]

One busy day! – By Don Steffa

One busy day! – By Don Steffa

Everybody… Grace and Peace It has fallen my task to share with everyone the experience of my one-day, 42-mile bike ride from Princeville, N.C. to Kinston, N.C. Well, it just can’t be done in two short paragraphs! It was just one of those lifetime experiences a person dreams about! If my vintage bike could speak, […]

Homeowner story, photos, videos and more!

Homeowner story, photos, videos and more!

As the Bike Adventure really heats up (and we mean that literally–hello upper-90’s temps), we want to make sure you know where to find all the latest stories, photos, videos and updates. Check out the links below often to stay up-to-date as the journey progresses. **VIDEOS** **Official Fuller Center Photo Gallery (the best of the […]

Free Slurpees, 50 miles – By Susan Pratt

Free Slurpees, 50 miles – By Susan Pratt

How thrilled I am to be back riding with Ryan and the gang. What a great day! The day started with all of us attending Sunday School at Huntington Mennonite Church. Ryan shared with the group his 30-minute speech in five minutes and, with God’s helping hand, found two people interested in helping start a […]