Friday, 1 January 2010

6000 Miles Across America By Bicycle


Between May and September of 2010 I set out to cycle from the east coast to the west coast of America. I ended up cycling 6000 miles in total and had some amazing adventures en-route. This Blog was written whilst on the road and records the trials and tribulations of my amazing journey. Use the Blog Archive links on the right to follow my journey.

3 comments:

  1. What an inspiration! Thank you for sharing this. I want to go cycling with my dad when he retires. He'll have more time to do this with us. During your journey, where's the best stopover you made? I was planning to stopover little restaurants we would come across, but maybe you can give us more ideas? Thank you!

    - Timothy Sykes

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  2. Hi Timothy, Glad you enjoyed my Blog. The maps provided by the ACA list a lot of Motels and camp sites on the route and I often asked advice from other cyclists I met. Sometimes there is very little choice as you are crossing wilderness areas and there is limited accommodation. I think you need to be prepared to camp a bit and combine this with motels too, it depends on your budget as well.

    It's hard to pick my best stopover, the historic cabins in Guffey were amazing http://www.midlifecyclist.me.uk/2010/07/tale-of-two-cities.html

    But camping out under the stars in the rockies is hard to beat! Best of luck and hope you get to do the trip with your dad.

    Stuart

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    1. Thanks so much! He saw the link, now he's even more excited. We might go cycling next week!

      - Timothy Sykes

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