Category Archives: The Basics

Week 5: Stats and Observations

For week 5, I’m starting to hit my stride: More distance! More states! More time zones! More wind! More weather! Day 26: Chadron to Batesland Day 27: Batesland to Mission Day 28: Mission to Platte Day 29: Platte to Mitchell … Continue reading

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Week 4: Stats and Observations

After four weeks, I am still having new experiences and learning new things about myself, as well as the area I am biking through. What a wonderful trip this has been so far! Day 19: Dubois to Lander Day 20: … Continue reading

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So, What Do You Want To Do?

Elsewhere on this blog, I mentioned that the inspiration for this cross-country bike trip was my friend Sheila, who thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail several years ago. Throughout her six month journey she kept a blog, and I eagerly followed her … Continue reading

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Week 1: Stats and Observations

After one week of biking, I thought I would compile some of the statistics and lessons from being in the saddle for an entire week. Day 1: Florence to Eugene Day 2: Eugene to McKenzie Bridge Day 3: McKenzie Bridge … Continue reading

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Welcome to Oregon!

Yesterday was my flight from Boston to Eugene, where my friends Dan and Samantha live (which is how I decided to start my trip near here). The flight was uneventful, which is just the way flights should be. Because I … Continue reading

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Where I’ll Be This Summer

I have completed a day-by-day breakdown of my route for this summer’s trip! This is the first draft, and I am sure it will change somewhat before I leave, and no doubt it will be altered on the road by … Continue reading

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The Country Isn’t Going Anywhere….

I have decided not to go on my bicycle trip this summer. I still intend to make the cross-country trip, but unfortunately it won’t be in 2011. There were several reasons that went into this decision to postpone the trek. … Continue reading

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