The unfinished ride

By Peter Pollack

Friends resume bike trip for charity—25 years later

One morning in 1986, four young men left Buffalo, N.Y., with an impressive goal—an 8,141-mile bicycle trip to raise money and awareness for a boys club that had helped change their lives. Three months later, after a series of setbacks that included a major accident with a pickup truck, just one young man rode his bike back into town, having completed the last 2,500 miles of the journey alone.

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