Seven Texas students and a professor are riding bikes across the country. Saturday they stopped in Eden.
They’re part of the leadership program at Hardin-Simmons University. The university says the bike rides are good ways to practice the concepts of teamwork, and organization.
“It’s a wonderful just kind of invaluable experience for practicing leadership and teamwork. And working with others to do something big and complex and interesting.” says Coleman Patterson the Director of Leadership Studies at Hardin-Simmons University.
It’s a 1600 mile ride in three weeks. They’re going through Route 83. They started at Eagle Pass, Texas and are heading north to Westhrope, North Dakota. That borders with Canada.
“I like adventure and I’m excited to push my own limit s and also get to see the entire country,” says sophomore Dav Reynaud.
They’ve been planning, training and fundraising for months now.