Bike Blog 2017.7 Hill Visits and goodbyes

What a whirlwind, wonderful day – there’s so much to process from this amazing trip, but let me try to put down a few impressions. We changed several things this year to accommodate 18 riders. For example, in past years people found their own places to stay in D.C., but this year we all stayed … Continue reading Bike Blog 2017.7 Hill Visits and goodbyes

Bike Blog 2017.6: Eat, make new friends, learn something new, repeat

Guest post by Martin Swim [intro by Jon: As vulnerable cyclists on the road, we are deeply dependent on the kindness of our hosts, and no one has been more important to this trip than Joyce Breiner. Given our larger group this year, she suggested we stay at Am Kolel sanctuary retreat center. What an … Continue reading Bike Blog 2017.6: Eat, make new friends, learn something new, repeat

Bike Blog 2017.4: Crossing over… to Maryland

Guest Blogger: Dorothy Blair Sunday morning found the intrepid PA IPL bikers splayed out on the floor of the Orbisonia UMC outreach center floor, 17 sleeping bags arranged around the four walls like so many dominos. The day was chilly and dreary, but at 7:30 Pastor Ed Seeley arrived with a huge deep dish of … Continue reading Bike Blog 2017.4: Crossing over… to Maryland