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Old 04-08-03, 06:51 PM   #1
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Tour of America

Hey kids, me and a couple friends are planning a ride across America the summer after we graduate from HS, 2004. We were thinking of making it easier by renting a big van, and one person takes a turn to drive for a day. Hopefully well have 5-7 guys goin so we'll get bout 1 day off a week. We live close to baltimore in MD, and my question is first does anyone have a good route for us, and second, we want to go for about 2 months, is it possible to ride across and back in that time? We were thinking we would ride across and then drive back in the van if its not possible
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Old 04-08-03, 07:30 PM   #2
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you should talk to Arsbars... he/she? is doing the Hopkins 4k this summer, and their route starts from Balt too. Maybe you could find out what route they're taking.

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You might be able to make it to the west coast in 2months, but not back. Even if you did it in 2 months you wouldn't have much time to enjoy the trip. It's not the destination, its the journey.

besides, riding in a van every few days is cheating.
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Hey guys, thought your should know that you might be able to get a grant to cover the costs of your trip! I just read about a grant from balance bar that will award up to $10,000 to pursue such an adventure. You can apply online at balancebar.com/grants. Good luck with your trip, and by the way, using a van is cheating .
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