Ride across America by Bicycle 2014

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Dates 1 Feb '14 to 31 May '14

Flexible? Yeah, sure

Est. Cost 1,500 - 4,500 AUD (AUD Australia Dollars)

Type Travel Partners Wanted

Name Ride across America by Bicycle 2014

About me: OK, so I've done the backpacking thing, group travel thing and have spent some time living in another Country. For my next trip, I want to do something different. Travel at a slower (and hopefully cheaper) pace.

General Info: The TransAmerica Trail - was established for Adventure Cycling's celebration of the U.S. bicentennial in 1976. This is still the greatest and most used route crossing America. This classic ride offers everything you would expect from a transcontinental crossing. You'll encounter all kinds of scenery and terrain, including ocean coastline, lush forests, high desert, mountain passes, snow-capped peaks, sweeping vistas, expansive plains, fertile farmlands, rolling hills, and wide rivers. We'll pass through small, out-of-the-way towns in America that still serve up some of the best home-cooked meals and fresh-baked pies.

How long: I'd like to take this trip at a leisurely pace as I am a beginner. 90 days seems to be the norm for an average Joe (with general fitness)

Cost: Will vary. $15 - $45 a day depending (camping and cooking own dinners) Up to $75 a day for Motels, eating at cafes.

Bike: I'm planning to buy a road bike in the US as they seem to be cheaper over there. If you plan to buy a bike they are between $1000 - $1600 for a good one.

Want more info: http://www.adventurecycling.org/routes/transamerica.cfm
http://bikeacrossamerica.org

Disclaimer: At the moment I'm just considering taking this trip, so I'm throwing this out to the world to see if there are any other people interested. I'm happy to travel any time in 2014 and am flexible with dates or routes.

Ride across America by Bicycle 2014

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rwermuth94
rwermuth94 I've wanted to do this for a long time, and I really want to know if this is still happening.. I'm on facebook, Ramsey Wermuth, and my gmail is Rwermuth94@gmail.com. Please let me know if this is still happening...
2 months ago
Matt
Matt You still considering this?
5 months ago
IvyK
IvyK Hey there! Are you still considering this trip? I am hoping to do this april-June of 2014 and could use some company.
7 months ago
Safaa
Safaa Are you still going to do this trip? i am thinking to join you.
1 year ago
julioff
julioff I would like to invite you to know this new motorcycle tour around South America through Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Venezuela, Brazil and Colombia. We travel with kawasaki, ktm, bmw, suzuki. The trip starts from Quito Ecuador in 2013. We welcome comments and suggestions. Seeking people who want to join, preferably all the way, but it would also be interesting to share routes. The idea is also to meet people in each place. Here more information: http://motoporsudamerica.blogspot.com/"
2 years ago
STurner
STurner Thanks for the post. Would love to go on this trip but unfortunately I won't be able to travel in 2013. Good luck.
2 years ago
Dan Catanzaro
Dan Catanzaro Awsome im also planning to ride across the usa in 2013! Im going from east to west, and i am also lookin for some one to ride with. I also want to take my time and enjoy every second of the jurney;) so if you are going my way we should plan something.
2 years ago
STurner
STurner Hi Dan Thanks for your post. I will be delaying this trip until some time in 2014 so I can save some extra funds.
2 years ago
Paul
Paul I'm in, sounds awesome!!
2 years ago
STurner
STurner Hi Paul. Thanks for your post. I will be delaying this trip until some time in 2014 so I can save some extra funds.
2 years ago
Sarah
Sarah Sounds idealyic! However no funds for traveling to USA (live in England) One day i hope! :) Enjoyy
2 years ago
Lauren
Lauren A bike riders dream. The plan sounds awesome but I don't know how my bum would cope for 3 months! The adventure of it is tempting though as I haven't explored the US much :)
3 years ago
martin89
martin89 Hi, I just came back from south africa and south america and now I am looking for my next great adventure. Ive never been on such a big bike trip, but I would love to!
3 years ago
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