D.C. or bust
A group of cyclists known as The Mercy Riders stopped overnight in Washington as part of their trek from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. to raise awareness of the non-profit Mercy Housing. The housing company provides housing for the needy, handicapped, veterans, elderly and special needs homeless. It is in 42 states and has 18,000 units, and are helping 145,000 people. Included on the ride are, from left, Greg Duffner of Chicago, Ill., Mark Bucherl of Indianapolis, Ind., Emil McCawley from Chicago, Claire Reinbold of St. Louis, Mo., Jim Andricopulos of Chicago, Bill Goldsmith from Chicago, and Keith Melbourne from Zurich, Switzerland.