Phillips County News - One Nation, Under God

By Mark Hebert

Paralyzed bikers stop at DQ

Riders traveling from Washington to Maine to bring awareness to Paralyzed Veterans of America


A trip starting in Anacortes, Wash., and finishing in Bar Harbor, Maine, takes 51-hours by car, 1,003 on foot and on a bicycle, about 260 hours...but what about a handcycle...and what is a handcycle?

People eating at the Dairy Queen in Malta had that question and many others for three gentlemen who stopped at the restaurant last Wednesday afternoon for lunch and to take a break from the highway during the trio's 3,257 mile trip from Washington state to Maine, handcycling to promote an organization near and dear to their hearts.

"We are riding for ourselves, but we are also riding to bring a...

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