Stories from the Road reflection— Noah Droege, cyclist

Noah Droege has been a youth cyclist in multiple rides, and welcomed, supported, and sent riders off in others. He is currently a student at Penn State University. Noah shared this reflection: Please share a few sentences describing a highlight of a past bike trip. Jumping into the water at Cowen’s Gap after the long, steep … Continue reading Stories from the Road reflection— Noah Droege, cyclist

2017 Rider Profile: Noah Droege

Meet Noah Droege, fifteenth in our get-to-know-the-riders series. Noah also rode in 2015.  The 2017 PA-to-DC ride  will take place  May 19-24.    Looking toward the future can be a difficult and scary task. On the one hand, a barren wasteland torn apart by war and natural disaster. On the other, a utopian landscape blossoms to life, one where … Continue reading 2017 Rider Profile: Noah Droege

2017 Rider Profile: Jon Brockopp

Meet Jon Brockopp, thirteenth in our get-to-know-the-riders series.  Jon is the originator (2012) and leader of the annual trip, so you can browse through his  2016, 2015, and 2014, profiles, too.  The 2017 PA-to-DC ride  will take place  May 19-24.   This is my sixth year leading the PA IPL bike trip to DC, and it’s going to be our … Continue reading 2017 Rider Profile: Jon Brockopp

2015 Rider Profile: Noah Droege

Meet Noah Droege, fifth in our get-to-know-the-riders series.  The 2015 PA-to-DC ride  will take place May 1-5. First impressions aren’t always the most important. I remember that when I first heard about climate change, I didn’t really pay it much attention. Why should I care that the world is warming one degree? If anything, I’d like to have a warmer … Continue reading 2015 Rider Profile: Noah Droege

Bike Blog 2015.4: Crossing to MD— and a swim!

Guest blogger: Dorothy Blair (profiles: 2015, 2014) Sunday Morning in Orbisonia: At 6:30AM Karl Raynar roused us out of our sleeping bags with the smell of coffee brewing. Pastor Ed Seeley and his wife Lisa and their cooking crew soon arrived with scrambled eggs and bacon, pancakes, home-made maple syrup, yogurt, coffee cake, fruit and … Continue reading Bike Blog 2015.4: Crossing to MD— and a swim!