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From wedding to wedding, 2008


My solo tour across the northern portion of the United States from west to east.

4,321 miles (6,954 km) recorded so far over 51 days from June 17, 2008 to August 6, 2008

Topic: Bicycle Touring  
Categories: Tour diaries, Custom bikes, Equipment lists, 1-3 months, First tour, Great Parks, Northern Tier, TransAmerica Trail, USA Coast to Coast, USA West to East, West to East
Locale: North America, United States, Massachusetts, Suffolk, Boston
Year: 2008
Keywords: Northern Tier Trans America

Permalink: http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/rosey2008

Copyright © 2008-2014 By Scott Rosenthal - (contact)

Status: Unfinished, not updated for 2121 days
Last update: Wednesday December 31, 2008 09:41 (US/Pacific)
34,471 hits since March 13, 2008 (hitcounts updated nightly)
134 pics


Table of Contents

For what it's worth
Equipment List
Prepping for the tour: 46 days to go
Shakedown Tour: practice makes perfect
Only 5 days to go!
Less than 48 hours before departure: You can track my progress
Picture Dump!

British Columbia

Day 1: Got to get wet: Vancouver

Washington

Day 2: Border Patrol: Vancouver to Larrabee State Park
Day 3: First encounters: Larrabee State Park to Newhalem
Day 4: Harvey's Angels: Newhalem to Winthrop
Day 5: Where do I park this thing?: Winthrop to Tonasket
Day 6: This is why: Tonasket to Kettle Falls
Day 7: One per state: Kettle Falls to Newport

Idaho

Day 8: Two in a row: Newport to Troy

Montana

Day 9: Ok, why not make it three: Troy to Kalispell
Day 10: Easy day: Kalispell to Whitefish to Kalispell
Day 11: Set me free: Kalispell to Missoula
Day 12: Easy ride? Not in this heat: Missoula to Hamilton

Wedding Break

Day 13-20: R and R

Montana

Day 21: Back on the road: Hamilton to Georgetown Lake
Day 22: Strange sights, tired legs: Georgetown Lake to Sheridan
Day 23: Digging deep: Sheridan to West Yellowstone

Wyoming

Day 24: Entering Babylon: West Yellowstone to Bridge Bay in Yellowstone
Day 25: Taking the long way: Yellowstone to Cooke City, MT
Day 26: Climb to the heavens, descend to hell: Cooke City to Greybull
Day 27: The lord's day: Greybull to Buffalo
Day 28: Hello tailwinds, are you there? It's me, Scott: Buffalo to Gillette

South Dakota

Day 28: I'm following you!: Gillette, WY to Lead, SD
Day 29: Strikes and Gutters: Lead to Custer

Nebraska

Day 30: 2125 to 1: Custer to Hay Springs
Day 31: Heads I lose, tails I win: Hay Springs to Valentine
Day 32: Down came the rain and washed the froggy out: Valentine to Stuart
Day 33: NE=Nicest people Ever?: Stuart to Norfolk

Iowa

Day 34: Warp speed: Norfolk to Carroll, IA
Day 35: Joining the circus: Carroll to Ames
Day 36: Just passing through: Ames to Belle Plain
Day 37: Y'ar, where be me tailwind?: Belle Plain to Tipton

Illinois

Day 38: Can't derail this train: Tipton to Fulton, IL
Day 39: Is this really happening? Fulton to Streator

Indiana

Day 40: All dressed up with nowhere to go but east: Streator to Athens, IN

Ohio

Day 41: Snap, crackle, pop go the bike parts! Athens to Paulding, OH
Day 42: Oh, there's the heat: Paulding to Milan
Day 43: Short but sweet, I love Zanconato!: Milan to Cleveland

Pennsylvania

Day 44: Barking dogs and busy roads: Cleveland to Erie, PA

New York

Day 45: Company on the road: Erie to Darien, NY
Day 46: Every downhill has an equal and opposite uphill: Darien to Seneca Falls
Day 47: Holy hills Batman!: Seneca Falls to Norwich
Day 48: My dad is better than your dad: Norwich to Renssalear

Massachusetts

Day 49: Are we there yet?: Renssalear to Northampton, MA
Day 50: Rain delay?: Northampton to Brookline
Day 51: Agua: Brookline to Atlantic Ocean

Wrapping Up

Thinking
Stats, highlights, and lowlights
Change


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