Join Date: May 2006
Location: San Diego
Bikes: IF steel deluxe 29er tourer
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Whoa! Boring? No more than any other coast to coast route.
If you leave San Diego in late March, you will be treated with an orgy of wildflowers the types and colors of which will change as you move along. The monarch butterfly migration is at that time too and they sometimes get so thick that you have to clean them off your brakes when the sound of their wings scraping against your wheels get too annoying.
The California and Arizona deserts are beautiful. Not only do you see wildflowers, but the winter rain has greened up everything else too and the clear air reveals vistas and geological features that are breath taking. Boring? Absolutely no way.
OTOH, after the Texas Hill Country, from Austin east, things do get boring if you find mile after mile of trees lining the road boring. I do. Its flat and compared to the West, horrible. But, if you want to go across the country you will need to take the bad with the good - the same as on any other route...