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redrawlly 05-29-14 07:58 PM

Tour of a life time
 
My father is half way done with a 3 year probation has been changing him for the better. We have to decided to celebrate his freedom 2 years from now with a bike tour starting from Fort Worth, TX to Plant City, FL (next to Tampa, FL) to see old family and friends. (He will be going that length, I might keep going north). I've done some overnighters and have an decent rig (Surly Cross Check with rear Arkle bags) and he doesn't have a rig yet. Actually just got his first bike (a single speed flip-flop hub). He's an active runner and incredibly excited about doing all this. As am I due to this has been a dream of mine for long time now.
So, I am here to ask advice and gain knowledge from first hand people about our routes, what to expect, diet, physical, rig, etc. I look forward to getting to know this community.
Trae Swofford

10 Wheels 05-29-14 09:33 PM

Hello Trae,

Welcome to Bike Forums.

The Touring Forum may be the best place to post.

Have fun, bring a camera for many pics to share, ride safe.

Rode through OK on a tour from NY to LA in 2009.

http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/h...e/IMG_5283.jpg

Lacumo 05-30-14 04:11 AM

Welcome to BF and good luck with the tour.

Juha 05-30-14 06:53 AM

Hello and welcome!

--J


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