Trans Am Bike Ride: May 5th 2010 - July 29th 2010

Hello everybody and welcome to the Trans America Bike Ride section.

As many of you already know I rode my bicycle from Durham, NC to Portland, OR.

Here are the facts and pictures.

 

Total miles between our house in Durham, NC and our house in Portland, OR: 3601.5 M (5794.8 K)
Total riding hours: 329 Hrs 40 Min and 53 Sec
Total days on the trip: 84 days
Total riding days on the trip: 71 days
Total non riding days on the trip: 13 days
Longest distance in one day: 90.5 M (145.6 K)
Shortest distance in one day: 14.5 M (23.3 K)
Highest average speed in one day: 16.1 MPH (25.9 KPH)
Lowest average speed in one day: 7.8 MPH (12.5 KPH)
Maximum speed 44.4 MPH (71.4 KPH)
Longest riding time in one day: 8 Hrs 10 Min and 47 Sec ( Stops not included)
Shortest riding time in one day: 1 HR 30 Min and 00 Sec ( Stops not included)
Average riding distance per day : 50.7 M (81.6 K)
Average speed per day: 10.9 MPH (17.5 KPH)
Average riding time per day: 4 Hrs 38 Min

States traveled through: North Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon
Body weight on the day of departure: 185 Pounds (83.9 Kilo)
Body weight on the day of arrival: 160 Pounds (72.5 Kilo)
Flat Tires: None

Pilot Mountain, North Carolina

 

Virginia

Kentucky

The Mississippi River, Illinois

Alley Spring, Missouri

Kansas

Colorado

Grand Tetons, Wyoming

Montana

Idaho

The Palouse, Washington

Arrival at home in Portland, Oregon

What was I carrying

Pannier Non Drive Rear:
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Bike Fleece
Maps and addendum to each map
Bike skullcap
Legwarmers
2 bike shirts
2 bike shorts
Petzl headlamp
Battery charger for IPOD
Battery charger for digital camera
Data/charger cable for IPOD
Sleeping Bag
Bike wind jacket
Bike long sleeve shirt
Sunscreen
Bag for dirty laundry
Passport
Little container for daily medicine/vitamins


Pannier Drive Rear:
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3 pair of bike socks
2 pair of underwear
1 pair of shorts
1 pair of long pants
1 t-shirt
1 long sleeve shirt
Teva sandals
Bike shoes
3 extra zip lock bags
Camping Mattress


Pannier Non Drive Front:
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Toiletry Kit (dental floss, tooth paste, tooth brush, chamois, deoderant, soap, shaving brush,
disposable razor, nivea cream)
Toilet Paper
Big cutting knife
Deep pan
Cooking pot
Plastic plate
plastic bowl
cooking stove
camping can opener
Book to read


Pannier Drive Front:
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Kitchen towel
Wooden spoon
Handle for pot/pan
Metal fork
Metal knife
Small plastic spoon
Coleman camping gas can (big size)
Scrub sponge
Mosquito repellent
Plastic cup
Dish soap
Tool to remove tire
Multi bike tool
8mm wrench
Rag
2 pair of plastic gloves
Bike chain
Bike chain master pin
Patch kit for inner tube
Brake cable
Gear cable
1 set of brake pads
1 spare inner tube
1 bottle of tri-flow chain lube


Front Pouch on handlebars:
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IPOD and head phones
Wallet
Lighter
Dog Spray
Notebook
Pen
Camera
Camera Battery
Camera data cable
Sunglasses with dark lenses
Clear lenses for sunglasses and cloth to clean lenses
Bike Lock
Cell phone and cell phone charger


Others:
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Tent
Tarp for under the tent to wrap around packed tent to protect from rain.
Bike helmet
Bike gloves
Rain Poncho (plastic clear)
3 bungee cords
Bike pump (attached to bike)
2 bike water bottles (attached to bike)
Enough food for 1 breakfast, lunch and dinner and a few power bars

 

Pacific Coast Bike Ride: August 29th 2011 - September 28th 2011

Hello everybody and welcome to the Pacific coast Bike Ride section.

As many of you already know I rode my bicycle from Vancouver, BC to Imperial Beach, CA.

Here are the facts and pictures.

 

Total miles between Vancouver, BC and Imperial Beach,CA: 1854.5 M (2984.5 K)
Total riding hours: 170 Hrs 33 Min and 52 Sec
Total days on the trip: 31 days
Total riding days on the trip: 30 days
Total non riding days on the trip: 1 day
Longest distance in one day: 75.8 M (122 K)
Shortest distance in one day: 40.3 M (64.9 K)
Highest average speed in one day: 11.4 MPH (18.3 KPH)
Lowest average speed in one day: 9.3 MPH (15 KPH)
Maximum speed 43.5 MPH (70 KPH)
Longest riding time in one day: 7 Hrs 17 Min and 50 Sec ( Stops not included)
Shortest riding time in one day: 3 HR 41 Min and 56 Sec ( Stops not included)
Average riding distance per day : 61.8 M (99.5 K)
Average speed per day: 10.9 MPH (17.5 KPH)
Average riding time per day: 5 Hrs 41 Min

States traveled through: British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, California
Body weight on the day of departure: 177 Pounds (80.3 Kilo)
Body weight on the day of arrival: 170 Pounds (77.1 Kilo)
Flat Tires: None

 

Starting point in Vancouver, BC with Mark

Columbia river, WA

Oregon Coast, OR

Redwoods, CA

California Coast, CA

Golden Gate Bridge, San Fransisco, CA

San Diego, CA

What was I carrying

Pannier Non Drive Rear:
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Maps and addendum to each map
Bike skullcap
2 bike shirts
2 bike shorts
Petzl headlamp
Battery charger for IPOD
Battery charger for digital camera
Data/charger cable for IPOD
Sleeping Bag
Bike wind jacket
Bike long sleeve shirt
Sunscreen
Bag for dirty laundry
Passport
Little container for daily medicine/vitamins


Pannier Drive Rear:
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3 pair of bike socks
2 pair of underwear
1 pair of shorts
1 t-shirt
1 long sleeve shirt
Teva sandals
Bike shoes
3 extra zip lock bags
Camping Mattress


Pannier Non Drive Front:
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Toiletry Kit (dental floss, tooth paste, tooth brush, chamois, deoderant, soap, shaving brush,
disposable razor, nivea cream)
Toilet Paper
Big cutting knife
Deep pan
Cooking pot
Plastic plate
plastic bowl
cooking stove
camping can opener
Book to read


Pannier Drive Front:
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Kitchen towel
Wooden spoon
Handle for pot/pan
Metal fork
Metal knife
Small plastic spoon
Coleman camping gas can (big size)
Scrub sponge
Mosquito repellent
Plastic cup
Dish soap
Tool to remove tire
Multi bike tool
8mm wrench
Rag
2 pair of plastic gloves
Bike chain master pin
Patch kit for inner tube
Brake cable
Gear cable
1 spare inner tube
1 bottle of tri-flow chain lube


Front Pouch on handlebars:
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IPOD and head phones
Wallet
Lighter
Dog Spray
Notebook
Pen
Camera
Camera Battery
Camera data cable
Sunglasses with dark lenses
Clear lenses for sunglasses and cloth to clean lenses
Bike Lock
Cell phone and cell phone charger


Others:
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Tent
Bike helmet
Bike gloves
Rain Poncho (plastic clear)
3 bungee cords
Bike pump (attached to bike)
2 bike water bottles (attached to bike)
Enough food for 1 breakfast, lunch and dinner and a few power bars

 

Southern Tier Bike Ride: March 4th 2015 - April 24th 2015

Hello everybody and welcome to the Southern Tier Bike Ride section.

As many of you already know I rode my bicycle from San Diego, CA to St. Augustine, FL.

Here are the facts and pictures.

Total miles between San Diego,CA and St. Augustine,FL: 2942.7 M (4735.8 K)
Total riding hours: 279 Hrs 36 Min and 42 Sec
Total days on the trip: 52 days
Total riding days on the trip: 46 days
Total non riding days on the trip: 6 days
Longest distance in one day: 98.1 M (157.9 K)
Shortest distance in one day: 28.4 M (45.7 K)
Highest average speed in one day: 13.2 MPH (21.2 KPH)
Lowest average speed in one day: 7.8 MPH (12.5 KPH)
Maximum speed 42.7 MPH (68.7 KPH)
Longest riding time in one day: 9 Hrs 03 Min and 57 Sec ( Stops not included)
Shortest riding time in one day: 2 HR 54 Min and 14 Sec ( Stops not included)
Average riding distance per day : 64 M (103 K)
Average speed per day: 10.5 MPH (16.9 KPH)
Average riding time per day: 6 Hrs 5 Min

States traveled through: California,Arizona,New Mexico,Texas,Louisiana,
Mississippi,Alabama,Florida
Body weight on the day of departure: 186 Pounds (84.4 Kilo)
Body weight on the day of arrival: 168 Pounds (76.2 Kilo)
Flat Tires: One

Glamis, California

Arizona

New Mexico

New Mexico

Texas

Ft. Davis, Texas

St. Augustine, Florida

What was I carrying

Pannier Non Drive Rear:
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Bike Fleece
Maps and addendum to each map
Bike skullcap
Legwarmers
2 bike shirts
2 bike shorts
Petzl headlamp
Battery charger for IPOD
Battery charger for digital camera
Data/charger cable for IPOD
Data/charger cable for smartphone
Sleeping Bag
Bike wind jacket
Bike long sleeve shirt
Sunscreen
Bag for dirty laundry
Little container for daily medicine/aspirin


Pannier Drive Rear:
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3 pair of bike socks
2 pair of underwear
1 pair of shorts
1 pair of long pants
1 t-shirt
1 long sleeve shirt
Woolen gloves
Teva sandals
Bike shoes
3 extra zip lock bags
Camping Mattress


Pannier Non Drive Front:
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Toiletry Kit (dental floss, tooth paste, tooth brush, chamois, deoderant, soap, shaving brush,
disposable razor, nivea cream)
Toilet Paper
Big cutting knife
Deep pan
Cooking pot
Plastic plate
plastic bowl
cooking stove
camping can opener

Pannier Drive Front:
-------------------

Kitchen towel
Wooden spoon
Handle for pot/pan
Metal fork
Metal knife
Small plastic spoon
Coleman camping gas can (big size)
Scrub sponge
Mosquito repellent
Plastic cup
Dish soap
Tool to remove tire
Multi bike tool
8mm wrench
Rag
2 pair of plastic gloves
Bike chain master pin
Patch kit for inner tube
Brake cable
Gear cable
1 spare inner tube
1 bottle of tri-flow chain lube
Book to read


Front Pouch on handlebars:
--------------------------

IPOD and head phones
Wallet
Lighter
Dog Spray
Notebook
Pen
Camera
Camera Battery
Camera data cable
Sunglasses with dark lenses
Clear lenses for sunglasses and cloth to clean lenses
Bike Lock
Smart phone

Others:
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Tent
Kitchen garbage bag
Bike helmet
Bike gloves
Rain Poncho (plastic clear)
3 bungee cords
Bike pump (attached to bike)
2 bike water bottles (attached to bike)
Enough food for 1to 2 breakfast, lunch and dinner and a few power bars

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