Amy Swanson's Journal

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We made it! Aug 06, 2008

Hello from Seattle!  I never thought I would get to say that, but the time has come.  All 20 of us made it to Seattle on the 2nd!  I’ve extended my stay here and this Read more…

Beautiful Montana! Jul 15, 2008

Hello from Hamilton, Montana!  Internet access has been sparse recently.  We’ve biked through so many places and experienced many bike rides with wild adventures, it’s hard to choose what to write about. One of our Read more…

Happy 4th! Jul 04, 2008

Happy 4th of July from Gillette, Wyoming, the nation’s largest exporter of coal!  We passed about 8 mile long trains full of coal on our ride in today.  Interesting. I haven’t updated in a while Read more…

So close to 2000 miles! Jun 23, 2008

That’s right, tomorrow we should hit 2000 miles marking about half the length of this trip!  The second 1000 miles went by a lot faster than the first 1000 so I wonder how the second Read more…

Flat Illinois into hilly Wisconsin Jun 18, 2008

I just wrote a long blog and it all somehow deleted before I could submit it, so I’ll try again! Riding into Chicago on Friday was fun, despite many flats from glass on the road.  Read more…

We’ve made it to Illinois! Jun 11, 2008

The past few days have all been long and mostly against the strong midwestern wind, but it was all worth it to arrive to Urbana yesterday and see familiar faces and places for the first Read more…