2008 Rider Blog

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72 Days, 4000 Miles, 8 Million Memories Sandra Moxely Aug 18, 2008

Hello again! As promised here is my ride wrap-up, something that I’ve been putting off in part because writing this brings to reality the fact that the ride is indeed over. L It’s been exactly Read more…

Playing Catch-Up: Idaho-Seattle! Sandra Moxely Aug 07, 2008

Since I kind of disappeared from the interwebs over the final three weeks of I4K ’08, this post is meant to catch you up on the final weeks of I4K ’08 with experts from my Read more…

Back in the ‘burbs John Kolinski Aug 07, 2008

The ride wrapped up really well. It is hard to believe that we actually crossed the country on our bikes! The conclusion of the trip was so rapid and tumultuous that I am left wondering, Read more…

Seattle and Beyond… Connie Ger Aug 06, 2008

I can’t believe this journey is over!  I still remember clearly how I felt before this trip began.  I was still doubting whether or not I’d even finish in one piece…but all 20 of us Read more…

We made it! Amy Swanson 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…

Mini update! Sandra Moxely Aug 06, 2008

It’s been awhile! I haven’t put together a final post yet as I want to let things sink in a little more and maybe write some post for all the weeks I missed before I Read more…

From Sea to Shining Sea-ttle Andrea Clark Aug 04, 2008

I am truly at a loss for words. It doesn’t seem possible that over the past 72 days I have, and along with 19 other amazing people, rode across the United States. Day by day Read more…

i jumped in the ocean today Connie Ger Jul 29, 2008

I guess this means I MADE IT!!!  Today, we biked almost 90 miles, with some pretty challenging climbs from Portland to Seaside, OR…and I ran right into the ocean despite the freezing cold rain and Read more…

Cascade Locks, OR John Kolinski Jul 26, 2008

We’re in the middle of the Columbia River Gorge, at a town called Cascade locks, which is surrounded by luscious pine covered hills. The river runs wide here, which tells us we’re getting close to Read more…

Waitsburg, WA! John Kolinski Jul 23, 2008

We’ve reached Washington state! We’re down to our last 8 days of riding, and looking forward to wrapping up an awesome tour. The past several days have been incredible. Most of the time was spent Read more…

Restday in ID Takaya Hasegawa Jul 22, 2008

We are keep riding!  Montana and Idaho is really nice though I have not taken shower for a long time! I know that ending is getting close but I do not want to think about Read more…

Lewiston, ID Connie Ger Jul 21, 2008

I can see Washington State from the backyard view of the United Methodist Church.  I can’t believe we are this close to the making it across the country.  Pastor Kevin Dow welcomed our team into Read more…

over the continental divide…3 times Matt Cillick Jul 19, 2008

hello.  sorry that it’s been so long since i wrote.  Internet has been getting scarce the further west we go.  since the last time i wrote, many things have happened.  The most exciting of which Read more…

Resent thoughts Rachel Burke Jul 17, 2008

Today we are in Missoula Montana I really like this aria, it is a college town and it seems very progressive. There are a lot of really neat stores hare Today I went to a Read more…

bicycle composter! Connie Ger Jul 17, 2008

Hi there, from Missoula, MT! I love this place.  There are people who volunteer to bike around town collecting organic waste from local businesses for compost! It’s such a good idea, maybe Urbana-Champaign will also Read more…

missoula Yiming Chang Jul 17, 2008

sorry for not updating my blog for a really really long time.i miss u all, Li, Jie, Aunt, Uncle, grandma grandpa, biggie and twinieMissoula is prob one of the smallest cities that i ever been Read more…

Hello Missoula Sandra Moxely Jul 16, 2008

Hello! Today’s ride took us from Hamilton to Missoula where I am typing to you from the public library. The ride was flat and short, a change from recent days and with a rest day in Read more…

Beautiful Montana! Amy Swanson 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…

These are Real Mountains (The Rocky Mountain Chapter) Andrea Clark Jul 15, 2008

I know it has been quite a while since I last blogged (due to lack of internet access and from so many different activities going on). Anyways, what seems like several weeks ago, I drove Read more…

I’m Alive! Sandra Moxely Jul 15, 2008

Hello! I apologize that it has been awhile since my last post but today marks the first time I’ve touched a computer since July 4th. While I can not update the world on the past 11 Read more…