2015 Rider Profile: Molly Hunter

Meet Molly Hunter, twelfth in our get-to-know-the-riders series.  The 2015 PA-to-DC ride  will take place May 1-5. Last year, I really enjoyed the bike trip.  I got to spend 4 days outside on my bike instead of under florescent lighting inside in school.  I got to look at beautiful landscapes, eat good food, and meet a bunch of great people. When […]

2015 Rider Profile: Jon Brockopp

Meet Jon Brockopp, eleventh in our get-to-know-the-riders series (and organizer of the ride).  The 2015 PA-to-DC ride  will take place May 1-5. Bob Hampton is the building superintendent at our church. He sees to just about everything. When our old heater was in danger of giving up the ghost, Bob started sleeping at the church on alternate nights. For the […]

2015 Rider Profile: Fiona Phillippe Grugan

Meet Fiona Phillippe Grugan, tenth in our get-to-know-the-riders series.  The 2015 PA-to-DC ride  will take place May 1-5. I am choosing to join this ride to Washington DC not because of the health benefits of being able to ride so many miles on a bike, and not because it’ll be a great trip with my new husband and my mom (though […]

2015 Rider Profile: Tony Phillippe Grugan

Meet Tony Phillippe Grugan, ninth in our get-to-know-the-riders series.  The 2015 PA-to-DC ride  will take place May 1-5. I come from a country where the citizens are not educated about climate change.  For my fellow countrymen, they do not think about the effects of deforestation.  I have seen how it makes the environment hotter and drier where my mother lives […]

2015 Rider Profile: Dorothy Blair

Meet Dorothy Blair, eighth in our get-to-know-the-riders series.  The 2015 PA-to-DC ride  took place May 1-5, 2015. This is my second year to bike to Washington D.C. (2014 profile.)  I know in advance that it is great fun and a privilege to be with so many good biker folk supporting PA IPL. What a fabulous opportunity to lobby our congressmen and […]

2015 Rider Profile: Eric Sauder

Meet Eric Sauder, seventh in our get-to-know-the-riders series.  The 2015 PA-to-DC ride  will take place May 1-5. I remember watching the Tour de France as a kid then going outside until nightfall to ride circles in my driveway, narrating the race in my head. While I didn’t become a world-class cyclist (not even close!) biking is an important part of my […]