2016 Rider Profile: Karl Raynar

Meet Karl Raynar, fifth in our get-to-know-the-riders series. The 2016 PA-to-DC ride will take place April 29 -May 3.   Last year I joined the IPL team for the first two days of the ride from State College to Hagerstown.  The ride was beautiful with almost perfect weather as the riders shared a love for the beauty … Continue reading 2016 Rider Profile: Karl Raynar

2016 Rider Profile: Spencer Carran

Meet Spencer Carran, fourth in our get-to-know-the-riders series.  The 2016 PA-to-DC ride will take place April 29 -May 3.   Spencer is a member of State College Presbyterian Church. I am an ecology PhD candidate at Penn State focused on global public health, particularly in the context of the developing world. As the climate continues to warm … Continue reading 2016 Rider Profile: Spencer Carran

2016 Rider Profile: Ed Prince

Meet Ed Prince, third in our get-to-know-the-riders series.The 2016 PA-to-DC ride will take place April 29 -May 3.   I am a Bike Trip participant this year primarily because I love riding a bike.  I get pretty charged up planning, training, and participating in a bike tour like this.  My hope is to sometime ride across … Continue reading 2016 Rider Profile: Ed Prince

2016 Rider Profile: David Hunter

 Meet David Hunter, second in our get-to-know-the-riders series.The 2016 PA-to-DC ride will take place April 29 -May 3.   I’m a professor in the Department of Statistics at Penn State University, and this year will be my second time participating in PAIPL’s ride to DC.  However, I haven’t made the trip since 2013, and I was … Continue reading 2016 Rider Profile: David Hunter

2016 Rider Profile: Pastor Ben Wideman

Meet Ben Wideman, first in our get-to-know-the-riders series.  The 2016 PA-to-DC ride  will take place April 29 -May 3, though Ben will have to return to State College after Orbisonia, PA.  Ben was a 2015  through-rider. In my role as a campus pastor at Penn State my work is primarily focused on issues of peace and social justice and how faith … Continue reading 2016 Rider Profile: Pastor Ben Wideman

2018 Rider Profile: Dorothy Blair

Meet Dorothy, lucky thirteenth in the 2018 series of rider profiles.  Get to know the riders for the PA to DC rides as the series unfolds, then follow the trips!  Learn more.  Donate. I am a lover of the earth. Rolling into my seventies, I am determined to continue using any means in my power to challenge the uniquely U.S. approach … Continue reading 2018 Rider Profile: Dorothy Blair