Bicycle Across America

a trip by Pilotbob
From: May 15th 2018
Until: August 18th 2018

I plan to bicycle across America on the Adventure Cycling Trans America Trail. This ride will take me from Williamsburg, Va to Florence, Oregon. I will pedal through Virginia, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho and finally Oregon. i expect it to take about a total of 93 days.
Trip Length: 3 months
Blog Entries: 90
Photos: 1070
Words: 30773

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
May 16th 2018 Williamsburg to United Methodists Church Willet North America » United States » Virginia
May 16th 2018 Hot and Steamy North America » United States » Virginia » Ashland
May 17th 2018 Outran the rain! Whew! North America » United States » Virginia » Mineral
May 19th 2018 Wet, Windy and Gravel! North America » United States » Virginia » Charlottesville
May 20th 2018 Rest day in Charlottesville North America » United States » Virginia » Charlottesville
May 20th 2018 OK! This is what I signed up for! North America » United States » Virginia » Afton
May 20th 2018 Random Act of Kindness North America » United States » Virginia » Waynesboro
May 22nd 2018 Riding the Blue Ridge Parkway with Friends 53 miles· 4200feet North America » United States » Virginia » Lexington
May 22nd 2018 Timing is everything! 49.4 miles/ 2800 feet North America » United States » Virginia » Troutville
May 23rd 2018 Astrology and Tarot Cards? 48miles/ 4100’ calories burned 5456 North America » United States » Virginia » Christiansburg
May 24th 2018 Rest and Recovery 56 miles/3400’ North America » United States » Virginia » Wytheville
May 25th 2018 What’s up with Logging Trucks? 62 miles/ 3700’ North America » United States » Virginia » Damascus
May 27th 2018 Boo! 13mi/ 800 feet North America » United States » Virginia » Glade Spring
May 27th 2018 The feared hill arrives. It’s all about the gears. 51 miles 4100feet North America » United States » Virginia » Hayes
May 28th 2018 It’s all about the Hike Today! 26 mi, 1800’ climb North America » United States » Kentucky » Ashland
May 29th 2018 Barking Dogs and Coal Trucks. 67 mi, 4700 feet North America » United States » Kentucky » Louisa
May 30th 2018 Up and Down all day again. 50 mi, 3600’ North America » United States » Kentucky
June 1st 2018 Barking Dogs and Rain! Did I mention Rain? North America » United States » Kentucky
June 2nd 2018 A Real Hotel Room 24 miles, 1600 feet. North America » United States » Kentucky » Berea
June 2nd 2018 Berea, A fascinating Place North America » United States » Kentucky » Berea
June 3rd 2018 Alleghenies to Bluegrass Country 53mi/3000’ North America » United States » Kentucky » Danville
June 4th 2018 More up and down! North America » United States » Kentucky » Bardstown
June 5th 2018 All about Abe! 48 miles, 2800feet North America » United States » Kentucky
June 6th 2018 White Mills to Rough River Campground North America » United States » Kentucky
June 8th 2018 Rest Day in Owensboro North America » United States » Kentucky » Owensboro
June 10th 2018 Going Rogue! 73 miles, 2700feet North America » United States » Virginia » Marion
June 10th 2018 Kentucky to Illinois via Ferry! North America » United States » Illinois
June 11th 2018 Ho Hum! Another day in the saddle 62mi, 3400’ North America » United States » Illinois » Carbondale
June 13th 2018 The least stressful and most stressful days in one. MISSING
June 15th 2018 Tigers and Beer! 52 miles, 3200’ North America » United States » Missouri » Farmington
June 15th 2018 Agony and Ecstasy! 62 miles, 3100’ North America » United States » Missouri
June 17th 2018 Are we at the Equator or what?? 28 miles, 2300feet North America » United States » Missouri » Eminence
June 17th 2018 Relaxing on the River North America » United States » Missouri » Eminence
June 18th 2018 The Laundry Lady was right! North America » United States » Missouri » Houston
June 19th 2018 A lovely day for a ride! 66 miles, 4000 feet of climbing North America » United States » Missouri » Marshfield
June 20th 2018 Life is what happens between your plans. North America » United States » Missouri » Springfield
June 21st 2018 The Wind was not our friend! North America » United States » Missouri
June 22nd 2018 Hello Kansas! North America » United States » Kansas » Pittsburg
June 23rd 2018 It’s all about the Winds! North America » United States » Kansas » Chanute
June 24th 2018 Darkness, T-Storms and bad pavement! 63 miles, 1500’ North America » United States » Kansas
June 25th 2018 I wish I was riding East! 73 miles, 2000 feet North America » United States » Kansas » Newton
June 27th 2018 Just a lazy day in Newton. North America » United States » Kansas » Newton
June 27th 2018 Did a little dirt today! 62 miles North America » United States » Kansas
June 28th 2018 Back on the plains again. 52 miles North America » United States » Kansas » Larned
June 29th 2018 Counting the days! North America » United States » Kansas
June 29th 2018 Almost a ghost town. North America » United States » Kansas
June 30th 2018 Winds died at last! 80 miles/ 2060 total North America » United States » Kansas
July 1st 2018 Finally in Colorado! 80 miles North America » United States » Colorado » Eads
July 2nd 2018 And I thought Kansas was remote! 60 miles to Ordway. North America » United States » Colorado
July 3rd 2018 Finally in Pueblo, 50 miles North America » United States » Colorado » Pueblo
July 4th 2018 Lazy day in Pueblo North America » United States » Colorado » Pueblo
July 5th 2018 Short day to Florence 42 miles, 2200feet North America » United States » Colorado » Florence
July 7th 2018 Fabulous Day on a bike. 50 miles, 5400’ North America » United States » Colorado
July 7th 2018 Guffey to Fairplay 47miles, 2394 total North America » United States » Colorado
July 8th 2018 Epic day! Great friends! North America » United States » Colorado » Dillon
July 10th 2018 Great Day with Friends in Breckenridge North America » United States » Colorado » Breckenridge
July 10th 2018 Heaven all day! North America » United States » Colorado
July 11th 2018 Over the Continental Divide into North Park. North America » United States » Colorado
July 12th 2018 Saratoga, Wyoming today, 68 miles / 2621 Total North America » United States » Wyoming » Saratoga
July 14th 2018 Day off in Saratoga North America » United States » Wyoming » Saratoga
July 14th 2018 Saratoga to Rawlins 45 miles North America » United States » Wyoming » Rawlins
July 15th 2018 Tailwinds Today! How sweet it is😀 North America » United States » Wyoming
July 16th 2018 Jeffrey City to Lander 60 miles North America » United States » Wyoming » Lander
July 17th 2018 Long Day; 75 mile uphill with Headwinds North America » United States » Wyoming » Dubois
July 18th 2018 45 tough miles North America » United States » Wyoming » Moran
July 20th 2018 Made it to West Yellowstone Montana North America » United States » Montana » West Yellowstone
July 22nd 2018 Two incredible days North America » United States » Montana » West Yellowstone
July 22nd 2018 Relaxing earthquake tour. First day in Montana North America » United States » Montana
July 23rd 2018 Easiest day yet or Great Recovery Day North America » United States » Montana
July 24th 2018 One climb over to Virginia City North America » United States » Montana
July 26th 2018 Virginia City to Dillion 61miles/3136 Total North America » United States » Montana » Dillon
July 27th 2018 Hill Climbing on the Louis and Clark Trail 66 miles/ 3600’ North America » United States » Montana » Big Hole River
July 28th 2018 Another sight seeing day off in Wisdom. North America » United States » Montana
July 29th 2018 Wisdom to Darby 58 mi/ 3260 total North America » United States » Montana » Darby
July 30th 2018 Another great day! Darby to Mizzoula. 66/ 3326 total North America » United States » Montana » Missoula
July 31st 2018 Great time to have a day off! North America » United States » Montana » Missoula
August 3rd 2018 Three day catchup! 173miles/3513 Total North America » United States » Idaho » Grangeville
August 4th 2018 Grangeville to Riggins 47 miles North America » United States » Idaho » Riggins
August 5th 2018 Riggins to Mesa, 67 miles/ 3626 total North America » United States » Idaho
August 6th 2018 In Oregon at Last! 🎉 North America » United States » Oregon
August 7th 2018 Hotter than Blazes! 71 Miles,4700’ climbing North America » United States » Oregon » Baker City
August 8th 2018 Baker City R&R North America » United States » Oregon » Baker City
August 10th 2018 Early is best! Baker City to Prairie City. 67 Miles/3821 Total North America » United States » Oregon
August 10th 2018 Can you believe this? Prairie City to Dayville. 44 miles North America » United States » Oregon » John Day
August 11th 2018 Long Climb, short day, interesting geology! North America » United States » Oregon
August 12th 2018 Over the hill with the Cascades in sight! North America » United States » Oregon » Redmond
August 14th 2018 Don’t trust Google Maps/ Some dirt and gravel today. Reflections on the Trans Am. North America » United States » Oregon » Sisters
August 14th 2018 Up over McKenzie Pass 67 miles/ 4073 total North America » United States » Oregon
August 15th 2018 Busy road to Eugene. 50 miles /4123 total North America » United States » Oregon » Eugene
August 17th 2018 Coast to Coast Complete 4200 miles North America » United States » Oregon » Florence
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