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    From East to West Completed

    Hey all,

    Just wanted to give everyone updates on my trip across country. It was an impactful journey and one I'll never forget. I ended up meeting lots of people along the way, get hosted and meet a guy who I became friends with forever. I wanted to share the blog I built for my friends and family to keep in touch with me and share my story. You can check out the post from beginning with the latest at the top of the blog www.ManualPedal.com. I haven't posted my California experience yet but will be next week. I hope you all can get a closer look of the land through the images and recorded video.

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    you are a pro.

    These are the best photos I've seen on this board.

    Relived Hwy 50 across Nevada again.
    thanks!

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    Congratulations! It seems like just a couple of weeks ago you were coming through my neighborhood. You must have made good time.
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    Nice Blog...
    [SIZE=1][B]What I like about Texas[/B]
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGukLuXzH1E

    Set F1re To The Ra1n ( NY Night Rain Ride)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7jfcWEkSrI

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    Very nice. Looks like you had a great trip.

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    Congrats BGR!
    Glad to hear you had a great tour.
    It really is liberating.
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    Thanks all, I just posted a California promo video before my official post next week. I learned a lot during the trip and it was an impactful experience.

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    Very cool. Thanks for sharing.
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    Nice Blog, well laid out with panoramic pics. Mines a wip , but . Here it is... Done only on a smartphone, so https://pairasonics.wordpress.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by 10 Wheels View Post
    Nice Blog...
    +1

    Congrats on the ride.

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    Very nice blog. Congrats on the ride.

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    Congrats on completing the ride! I look forward to reading the final CA post.

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    Wow, that was a great blog. The pictures are great and I love the videos too! Very nice job. I am contemplating a cross country trip myself once I retire (3 years) and it's nice to see these sort of stories. Well done.

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    OK BlackGuy, where did you land in CA? If you're anywhere near Modesto I'd like to connect up with you and maybe pick your brain for ideas about my tour next year.

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    Well done, enjoyed the blog.

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    Thanks to everyone for checking it out, appreciate the kind words... Louis Le Tour I'm currently back home in New York. I'd be glad you help out if you have any questions. However, I still have lot's to learn and I got most of my help here on BikeForums and research. PM me anytime! I also made a short film about this trip and just posted it in a new thread. You can check it out here as well... East To West | Manual Pedal. Hope you all enjoy it.

    Quote Originally Posted by Louis Le Tour View Post
    OK BlackGuy, where did you land in CA? If you're anywhere near Modesto I'd like to connect up with you and maybe pick your brain for ideas about my tour next year.

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    enjoyed watching that, lot of work on your part, but like any good film, it sums up a big experience in a cool way.
    cheers.

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    That was great. Thanks for posting.

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    Tried to view film. No Go. Clicked on page but no film.

    Who is hosting? I might have their cookies blocked. Other possibility?
    It is better to smell the flowers than taste the roots.

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    Hey HawkOwl, the video should be viewable now.

    Quote Originally Posted by HawkOwl View Post
    Tried to view film. No Go. Clicked on page but no film.

    Who is hosting? I might have their cookies blocked. Other possibility?

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