View Single Post
Old 08-06-12, 10:44 PM
Walmart bike rider
gpsblake's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 2,014
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 63 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 3 Times in 2 Posts
Originally Posted by msa6 View Post
Can I go from zero to cross country by next June? .
Absolutely, touring is much more mental then it is physical. The hardest part of touring isn't being sore, it's being out in a rainstorm in the plains facing a 30mph headwind wondering why are you doing this.

I would suggest a weekend tour beforehand though, to test out your equipment and yourself. If you can ride 2 to 3 days in a row, you can ride 2 to 3 months.

Of course, riding your bike now can only be a positive. Best wishes.
gpsblake is offline