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2015 Trans Am Bike Race

About the Race

What: A 4,233-mile, self-supported bicycle race from Astoria, Oregon to Yorktown, Virginia. [More info]
When: Starts on June 6, 2015 at 5:00 a.m. PST in Astoria, Oregon.
Where: See TrackLeaders.com or embedded map below.
Who: Ultra-distance amateur cycling enthusiasts from around the world.
Why: To fulfill a childhood dream of cycling across the USA. I have done it from Canada to Mexico in the 2008 Tour Divide on a mountain bike, but this is more aligned with the original dream of cycling from sea to shining sea on a road bike.

Where I Am

Tuesday, June 30 7:17 a.m. EST: Done! 23d:23h:17m, 8th place. [Results]

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