Showing entries for: April 2010

New Wheels

Our wheels will be taking a great deal of abuse and wear on this ride so we’ve both decided to order a new set and hopefully reduce or eliminate any problems. Chris has gone for a set built on the Mavic A719 rims which are extremely strong and recommended for long distance touring.  I’m taking […]

It Is About The Bike

I’ve given this trip a lot of thought over the past couple of years and one of the most difficult decisions for me was what I should ride. I knew I would be carrying more gear than I’m used to and it was this fact that made me consider alternatives to carrying a set of […]

4,300 Miles Across America

In June and July we plan to cycle the TransAmerica route across America. The start of the route is on the Pacific coast in Astoria, Oregon and ends on the Atlantic coast in Yorktown, Virginia.  To complete the ride, in the planned 51 cycling days, we must average 85miles each day. We will carry everything […]