About our bikes

Until recently, my uneducated view of bicycles was that they fell into a small set of categories: road bikes (your typical 10-speed and 21-speed), mountain bikes, and then speciality bikes (cruisers, tricycles, etc.).  I’d never even heard of a touring bike. Chances are you’ve never heard of one either. Yet swapping out our road bikes … More About our bikes

Draft map of transam route

This updated map illustrates our likely route across the US, designed to take us through a number of national parks. Our travels across the country are partially based on three official cycle routes created by Adventure Cycling Association, including the Western Express Route (the pink route) which hooks into the official TransAm route (orange), and the Northern Tier route … More Draft map of transam route