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An exceptional man and his journey: Exhibit A

This is the first of two updates on a pair of exceptional men I admire, and the vastly different journeys they are on. I’ve written here before about Brian D’Apice and his 10,000-mile solo bicycle ride for charity. Many readers … Continue reading

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Bicycle Around America update: A promise from Switzerland

Brian D’Apice’s Bicycle Around America adventure has gained momentum and an outrageous amount of support from across the country. Friends and strangers have donated to Brian’s designated charities (Pencils of Promise and Connecting Families), put him up for the night, … Continue reading

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Bicycle Around America: It’s all about gratitude and compassion

Brian D’Apice is more than 800 miles into his 10,000-mile Bicycle Around America, a solo journey around the perimeter of the lower 48 United States. Gratitude and compassion are the driving forces behind Brian’s ride, which is helping two international charities. After two tours in … Continue reading

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Army veteran to bicycle 10,000 miles around America

Brian D’Apice was backpacking half a world away when he dreamed up his next adventure, a 10,000-mile fundraising odyssey he’s calling “Bicycle Around America.” It’s exactly how it sounds. Brian, 30, of Glen Rock, Pa., will ride solo through every state on … Continue reading

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