I really hope this isn't considered spam, and I know it's my first post but I just think it's awesome what this guy is trying to do. Phillip Nagel is attempting to cycle across the entire continental US in 48 days. I'm actually really surprised that it hasn't gotten more attention than it has! I only know about it because the company I work for is one of his sponsors. Anyways, Phil's reasoning behind it is to raise $48,000 for leukemia and lymphoma.
Here's a link to a youtube video about his journey:
and the link to his website if you want to know more is:
Welcome to Go 48 in 48
Just thought it was an amazing story that needed to be shared.