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    Biking The US in 2010

    I am new to this forum because it look like I made need a lot of good advice.
    My teenage son and I are seriously discussing biking across the USA from the Pacific NW to Boston in June/July 2010. Over 3200 miles. I am planning to take off work 2 months to do this with him.
    We want to try and raise money thru pledges for a very worthwise cause, such as "Breast Cancer Awareness".
    I will be 51 next summer and my son will be 16.
    I welcome any & all comments, suggestions, tips, advice, hints, leads, etc.

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    Definitely check with the Touring forum folks. It's important to have a plan, and get in the appropriate training for such a trip. They will be most helpful.

    Where in the PNW are you?

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    East Hill,
    We live in Central Louisiana. We would just fly out to Portland and start the trip from Warrenton, OR.
    I have developed an outlined plan, which includes training.
    1965 2+2

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    Ah, ok!

    If you put up the plan, the Touring folks can critique it for you, and let you know if there's any small details to be worked out.

    Good luck!
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    Is there a way to attach a spreadsheet to a post? You mentioned Touring folks, do I need to post on another section of this forum? If we do this, I will need all that good luck and some Bengay too
    Thx

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    Here's the Touring Forum:

    http://www.bikeforums.net/touring/

    If there's a way to attach a spreadsheet, one of them will know how.
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    Mustang, Pontiac, or possibly did the Jag E type come in a 2+2 that year?

    And nice trip. Definitely get some tips from the touring forum. That's going to be quite the adventure.
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    check this site out

    http://www.downtheroad.org/

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    Thanks! Will post a thread there.

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    1965 Mustang 2+2! Very good!

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    Awesome link! Thanks for sharing.

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