Harv Koplo Receives NoBell Award

by Kevin Greene, representing the NoBell Committee

Harv KoploHarv Koplo received the 2015 NoBell Award at the Springfield Bicycle Club’s annual Winter Party and Awards Banquet on January 29.  This is SBC’s lifetime achievement award, presented each year since 1982 to an individual or couple in recognition of significant contributions to bicycling and club activities.
Harv’s passion for bicycling started at a young age riding the streets of hometown Brooklyn NY.  He participated in a three week AYH bike tour around the New England states and eventually earned the cycling merit badge.  Harv rose up through the Scouting ranks and became a Scoutmaster and co-ed Venture Crew leader where he shared his bicycling knowledge with others, leading bike outings around Illinois & Wisconsin and teaching countless youth the ins and outs of longdistance riding. Continue reading “Harv Koplo Receives NoBell Award”