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Old 03-04-15, 03:53 PM
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Looking for a cross country mate or group for this spring.

Fresh off the heals of doing the GAP/ C&O, I've lost my job. I've always said that if that happened I'd use the time to do something special, and I've always wanted to do a cross country. I'm 57, in great shape, and thinking of a San Francisco to Virginia type itinerary. But obviously, I'm open. I'm thinking of self-supported, with tent/bivi, fairly minimal hotel/motel -- and am flexible on the size of the group also. And I've done no other planning -- I'd thought I'd get on here first and see if anyone else is planning a trip. Thanks.
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Post on the ACA.org companions wanted page too ? Companions Wanted | Adventure Cyclist | Adventure Cycling Association
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These are both great suggestions -- thanks!!
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Touring Solo Makes you Interact, & talk to the Locals and improves your trip as you learn something about where you are.
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I've always wanted to do a cross country. I'm 57, in great shape, and thinking of a San Francisco to Virginia type itinerary.
https://www.bikeforums.net/touring/99...rktown-va.html
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Congratulations on losing your job! Sounds like a perfect time to retire, and take care of number one! I got laid off due to budget constraints last May. I had been planning a cross country Canadian tour for the last couple years, to celebrate turning 50 this year. That is happening. When I return from my trip in early September, I will not be looking for a new job either. Told my wife, if the money that comes in from our investments isn't enough for our family to live on, YOU go get a job. I'm done. LOL. Would love to go with you, but already committed to the Canadian tour. Enjoy your trip.
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