Wandering Wheels Cruises Meridian

A group that has been riding from coast to coast on their bikes for more than forty years was in Meridian Wednesday.

The Wandering Wheels group made a stop at Meridian's St. Paul Episcopal Church, as part of its 67th cross country ride.

The ride originally began as a way for young people to strengthen their understanding of God, but since 1966, the riders have gotten a bit older.

"The good things are a day like today. The ride flies by and we have a blast," said Ben McCoige. "You can go 30 miles in what yesterday seemed like 2 hours. The roads coming in here are wonderful, because they are roller hills, lots of woods and green and that's been a great change for us. "

The group is making its way from southern California to Brunswick, Ga.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WTOK-TV 815 23rd Ave Meridian, Ms. 39301 Phone: (601) 693-1441
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 91769219 - wtok.com/a?a=91769219