Category: TransAmerica 2019

I’m riding my bicycle across the United States in the summer of 2019. Why? That’s a really great question, and I’ll probably have a good answer for you after I ride 4,200 miles.

Week #2 – Friends and Furry Fiends

Week #2 – Friends and Furry Fiends

Day #8 – May 18, 2019 Miles – 85.9Catawba, VA -> Wytheville, VA Overnight, an Evangelist showed up to the hostel. He was keen to speak with all the other guests about his beliefs over breakfast, so I got an early start. I rolled out around 7:45AM. Unfortunately, in my haste, I left my nice rain …

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Week #1 – Hills and Hospitality

Week #1 – Hills and Hospitality

Day 1 – May 11, 2019 Miles – About 60 Yorktown, VA -> Glendale, VA I started about 12:30PM from Yorktown, VA. Given the late start, I was anxious to move fast as the forecast showed rain. The start was pleasant, sun and close to 80 degrees. In Williamsburg, I found out navigation can be …

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Pre-Ride Info & Gear List

Pre-Ride Info & Gear List

On May 11th, I will begin a cross-country bike trip following the Adventure Cycling Association’s TransAmerica Trail. I am riding the trail east to west, meaning I will start in Yorktown, VA and end in Astoria, OR. I expect the trip to take about 10 weeks. I will be blogging about once a week to …

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