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A Roadside Education on the TransAm Trail


Learning our Post-Collegiate ABC's from Sea to Shining to Shining Sea

4,362 miles (7,020 km) over 77 days from June 15, 2005 to August 30, 2005

Topic: Bicycle Touring  
Categories: Tour diaries, Equipment lists, 3-6 months, TransAmerica Trail, East to West
Year: 2005
Keywords: TransAmerica, Cross Country Tour, Coast to Coast, East to West, Atlantic to Pacific, Arteaga

Permalink: http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/ABC2005

Copyright © 2005-2014 By Carlyn Arteaga, Brandon Arteaga and Andrea Anderson - (contact)

Status: Completed Aug 2005
Last update: Friday October 21, 2011 05:43 (US/Pacific) (edited Fri 21 Oct 2011 06:01 (US/Pacific))
270,484 hits since June 10, 2005 (hitcounts updated nightly)
315 pics

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"Oregon or Bust," just like the Olden Days...except we're the oxen. =) [Photo taken on the KATY Trail, Missouri.]


Table of Contents

Coast to Coast: Ye Ole Mission Statement

Itinerary

Route Map and Progress

On-the-Road Tips

Journals: (Includes photos):

      VIRGINIA!

                  Goal's Tavern
                  Working our way through Virginia
                  Roadside Repair
                  Thunderstorms & Country Roads
                  Legend of the Cookie Lady
                  Climbing the Blue Ridge Parkway - Elevation 3,200ft
                  Gravel Road Detour
                  Life is a Playground
                  Lazy Day with the Lee's
                  Business Suits and Spandex
                  Hayters Gap
                  Cresting the Appalachians
                  "Perilous Predicament?"

      KENTUCKY!

                  Pippa Passes
                  School Lockdown
                  Gourmet Backyard Fajitas
                  Wiped out
                  Bottom Weavers
                  Three Stooges
                  Mammoth Caves
                  Cycling Jesters
                  Mama Martha's Visit
                  Outback Kentucky

      ILLINOIS!

      MISSOURI!

                  Under the Arch
                  St. Louis at dusk
                  Urban Farming & New Roots
                  KATY Trail
                  Good Times, Old Friends
                  Music on the trail
                  Scrub-a-dub-dub
                  Adrian

      KANSAS!

                  Lake LaCygne
                  Pay it Forward
                  Flat Ain't Faster When Yur Stickin' to the Pavement
                  Sweet Corn Company
                  Country Cousins
                  Blue Bird

      COLORADO!

                  World Famous Cantalope
                  Garlic Man Street Fest
                  HAPPY B-DAY CARLYN
                  Raul Returns
                  Dress for the weather
                  Crossing the Great Divide
                  Kremling Kabins
                  Walden: Moose viewing capital of Colorado

      WYOMING!

                  Wranglin' Rodeo
                  Cowboy Gospel
                  Fire Sunset
                  Ominous Landscape
                  Wind River Canyon
                  Jackalopes
                  Yellowstone
                  Old Faithful

      MONTANA!

                  Anderson Breakfast
                  Red Road
                  Montana Meditation

      IDAHO, OREGON, & WASHINGTON!

                  No Idaho Spuds here
                  Home State, Home!
                  Roommates day!
                  Pit Boss
                  Along the Gorge
                  Maryhill Winery
                  Portland Party
                  Glowing Cyclists
                  Astoria!!! WE MADE IT!
                  "The Morning After"

Cheeeeeese!!!: Photo Archive

      The Three Amigos

      Andrea's Critter Page

Baikus: Bite-size Biking Poetry

      Seducing the Sunset After a Long Day's Ride: by C.

      Helen's Limerick

      The Cookie Lady: (Afton, Virginia) by B.

      Why I Believe in Leashes: by C.

      Shards of Time: by B.

      To Spiders, an Apology: by C.

      Sedulity: ~ by B.

      Morning in Rawlins: by: C.

      Pace: by: C

      Gimmie some 'o' that sweet, sweet onion!: by: A, B, & C

Roadside Stats

Primary Photographer: Andrea Anderson
Main Mechanic: Brandon Arteaga
Jefe Historian: Carlyn Arteaga


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