|Bike & Build cyclists cheered by greeters upon |
arrival at First Congregational Church of Granby, CT,
June 7, 2016
|Riders showing off pictures from today's ride while munching on calorie replenishing snacks.|
|Off to the showers courtesy of the Farmington Valley YMCA, |
and the Marquis of Granby Junior Ancient Fyfe & Drum Corps bus.
|Chowing down on First Congregational Church's legendary annual B&B feast.|
|Brian Liss, executive director of the Farmington Valley YMCA, being congratulated by Rev. Dr. Ginny McDaniel of First Congregational Church, and Don Shaw, church member and member of Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity board, in recognition of the YMCA's many years of generously offering its showers to the cyclists.|
|After a good night's rest, up and at 'em early to get the bikes ready to roll June 8, 2016.|
|The pressure to get going.|
|Last minute treatment.|
|Mandatory morning briefing on the ride ahead. Today's destination: Kent, CT.|
|The reason they ride!|
|Group photo before mounting up.|
|Ready to lead cyclists to the Granby Habitat house under construction.|
|Bike & Build cyclists at the Granby Habitat house construction site,|
which is right along the start of their route to Kent, CT.
|Underway! Leaving the Granby Habitat house site. Onward to Kent. Enjoy the hills!!|
Writer and Editor
Photographs by Don Shaw, Jr.