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Month: July, 2013

Videos of the first several weeks

One of the riders, Daniel, has brought with him a video camera and captures each week in a fun, short film. Bike & Build – Me2Sb13 – Week 1 from Daniel LaFata on Vimeo. Bike & Build – Me2Sb13 – Week 2 from Daniel LaFata on Vimeo. Bike & Build – Me2Sb13 – Week 3 […]

Week 3 – Bike & Build

6/30: State College, PA Mileage: 95 Host: St. Paul’s Church, 109 McAllister St Today is another van day for me, and I will use it as a chance to get in a couple extra stretches and rest my legs. I am accompanied in the van most of the day by Emily, and together we enjoyed […]

College towns

We have been teased with many college towns along our journey.  I use the word teased because in many of them we arrive late in the afternoon, and then we need to hit the road the next morning before the day gets too warm.  We usually aim to start pedaling around 7am, and this time […]

Week 2 – Bike & Build

6/23: Northampton, MA Mileage: 39 (stopped short due to a minor bicycle spill) Host: Christ United Methodist Church, 271 Rocky Hill Rd Today, I rode sweep with Abby. Riding sweep means being one of two riders who will remain at the end of the pack and make sure that everyone completes the journey that day. […]

A little tumble

After leaving Fitchburg, MA in the morning, lunch today is atop a small mountain.  Some of us turned Bike & Build into Hike & Build to make it to the summit of one of the inclines.  That said, once we arrived, the lunch spot was beautifully nestled into the side of a lake and shaded […]