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Steve Quam is pictured with his bicycle and trailer outside United Methodist Church in Hastings. (Star Gazette photo by Katrina Styx)

Bloomington native rests in Hastings on path to third coast-to-coast bike ride

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The day Steve Quam rode his bicycle into Hastings, he didn’t know where he was going to sleep that night. But by midday, he had connected with United Methodist Church here and was settling in to rest and recharge before pedaling out the next day on his 4,500-mile journey.


Quam, a resident of Anderson, S.C., is originally from Bloomington. He’s 68 years old and on his third coast-to-coast bicycle ride since 2010.

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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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