2016 Rider Profile: Jon Brockopp

Meet Jon Brockopp, the final entry in our 2016 get-to-know-the-riders series. The 2016 PA-to-DC ride will take place April 29 -May 3. Back in 1983, I hitch-hiked from Greece back to Germany, where I was an undergraduate student. I both loved and hated hitching rides with people. I hated it because I was forced to do it, […]

2016 Rider Profile: Dorothy Blair

 Meet Dorothy Blair, tenth in our get-to-know-the-riders series. The 2016 PA-to-DC ride will take place April 29 -May 3. This is my third PA-IPL bike trip to Washington D.C.  I wasn’t planning on going again.  I thought I would make room for new bikers to enjoy the comradeship, beautiful scenery, and the chance to lobby our […]

2016 Rider Profile: Joyce Eveleth

 Meet Joyce Eveleth, ninth in our get-to-know-the-riders series. The 2016 PA-to-DC ride will take place April 29 -May 3. This will be my second year joining the PA IPL cyclist team to Washington, D.C.  I believe strongly in PA IPL’s mission to unite communities of faith against  global environmental degradation and the realized and imminent impacts […]

2016 Rider Profile: Lynne Heritage

Meet Lynne Heritage, eighth in our get-to-know-the-riders series. The 2016 PA-to-DC ride will take place April 29 -May 3.  Lynne can’t make the drive herself, but she’s an important part of the trip: the cyclists’ ride home (and she’ll be joining the team for visits to Capitol Hill). For several years, I lobbied with Friends Committee on […]

2016 Rider Profile: Scott McDonald

Meet Scott McDonald, seventh in our get-to-know-the-riders series. The 2016 PA-to-DC ride will take place April 29 -May 3.   I am a science educator at Penn State, and my interest in climate change and its impact starts with education. As someone who studies how students learn complex science ideas, I recognize the particular challenges of […]

2016 Rider Profile: Carina

Meet Carina, sixth in our get-to-know-the-riders series.The 2016 PA-to-DC ride will take place April 29 -May 3.   My name is Carina and I’m a middle school student at Park Forest Middle school. I have decided to take this adventure because I want to experience a long distance ride thru the country. It also provides me […]