Electric Bikes - TransAm tour on Trek FX+
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10-11-11, 12:39 PM
My husband & I just got back from cycling the first half of the TransAm: Oregon coast to Pueblo, Colorado. Pueblo to the east coast next year. Don's 60 with COPD, lung lymphoma, 2 new knees, and a new hip (the COPD is the issue as far as riding). He rode a 2011 Trek FX+ electric assist bike, me a 20 year old Raleigh mountain bike. We rode 40-50 miles a day, all motels, no camping gear.
Our blog is at: http://bicyclelife.topicwise.com/doc/yumadons1
So if a cross country trip is on your bucket list, the Trek FX+ can make it happen!
(no affiliation, just a happy customer)
Very inspiring! Thank you for sharing ur story. This is definately one of my bucket list item.
09-03-12, 07:50 PM
Just started the second half of our TransAm trip yesterday: Pueblo, CO to Hilton Head, SC
Thanks for the update. I love reading of your travels. Be careful and may you get to your destination with great sucess.
Thanks for posting the update on the second half. I ride an FX+, and followed the first half of your tour. I'm looking forward to living vicariously through your blog while I dream about my own transcontinetal tour.
09-18-12, 05:46 AM
Thanks guys. Love spreading the word that the FX+ makes touring an option for those whose health isn't the greatest.
Sorry to hear about your misfortunes. Hope Don is alright
09-19-12, 10:00 PM
Thanks MK313. He's a sad puppy right now but off to get the RV so the adventure will continue . . .
Just wanted to say congrats on finishing the trip. You took some beautiful pictures along the way. Hope you guys have a nice relaxing vacation for the next several days.
10-16-12, 07:54 AM
Thanks MK. Up bright and early this morning to take the RV to the fixit. Then laundry, gym, and beach!
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