Well, hopefully within a month's time I'll be in the saddle pushing the pedal towards the ground. Hopefully this time next month (give or take a few weeks, naturally) I'll be somewhere on some secondary road out in Oregon. Things are up in the air regarding branding a specific date on the airplane ticket to fly out to Oregon. I blame this, as I do all of my problems, on nursing school. Yup...gotta take nursing boards, which, once behind my back, will only catapult me towards as many winding, small-town-American roads my rump can tolerate. So, in summary, an itineray..
Route: Transamerica Bike Route (Route 76) -- Astoria, Oregon --> Yorktown, Virginia
Total Trip Miles: 4,200 miles
Early to mid-June = take nursing boards
A few days after = fly to Portland, Oregon
Following day (mid June?) = start to pedal from Astoria, Oregon
July 19th = Boulder, Colorado for a few days to hang out with the Vitts
Early August = arrive in Yorktown, Virginia
Idea is to bike anywhere from 100-150 miles/day...it all depends on the exact start date and in gettin out to Boulder.
Have been buying supplies and fixing necessary parts on me velo over past couple months. Tomorrow gonna pick up the racks and saddlebags....been mulling over the Transamerica maps for past couple months, but alas, they fail to accelerate time to the time of departure...