Why Ride A Bike Across the US / Bike Tour Planning

Bernie beside his Cannondale touring bicycle - East Liverpool, Ohio

I am embarking on a cross country bicycle trip of the United States (US). It's a bicycle trip that will take me wherever I choose to pedal at whatever pace I dictate. I will leave my home state of New Jersey on a sunny morning (hopefully) to discover the true "me." It will be an exercise in discipline and determination. What my parents and life haven't taught me yet I will likely learn now. I will make mistakes, but I will correct them. I will fall down, but I'll get back up. I will be silent on some days and blabber on others. I'm just going to be me.

The Cross Country Bicycle Ride Idea

The idea to undertake this bicycle touring trip happened innocently enough on... Continued > > >