Stats United States


Touring cyclists on the road (touring between several weeks - 2years):
USA 1

Date End destination Distance (km) Time Avg (km/h) Notes
4.1.08 Brownsville to Raymondville, Texas 76.3 3.31 21.7 flat, lots of tailwind 2nd half of day
5.1.08 Kingsville, TX 120.7 4.45 25.4 flat, strong tailwind
6.1.08 Padre Island, Corpus Christi, TX 88.9 6.09 14.5 wind hitting us in every direction at some point in the day
7.1.08-14.1.08 Padre Island, Corpus Christi, TX - - - hanging out with Jennie
15.1.08 Harbor Island, TX 37.5 3.33 10.5 headwind almost the entire day
16.1.08 south of Skidmore, TX 73.3 4.11 17.5 cold, windy morning, occasional sunshine, headwind in the morning, Erica has a puncture
17.1.08 north of Beeville, TX 45.5 3.18 13.7 cold day, slight headwind
18.1.08 Kenedy, TX 45.6 3.04 14.8 cold, miserable day
19.1.08 Seguin, TX 102.9 6.54 14.9 small rolling hills, most of day with headwind
20.1.08 San Marcos, TX 50.3 2.32 19.9 chilly morning, tailwind
21.1.08-22.1.08 San Marcos, TX - - - relaxing, new chain for Ryan's bike
23.1.08 Austin, TX 69.7 4.08 16.9 fairly flat, a few small climbs, new middle chain ring and bearing for bottom bracket for Ryan's bike
24.1.08-26.1.08 Austin, TX - - - visiting Heather,Shane and Dylan, enjoying Austin, new headset for Erica's bike
27.1.08 Lexington, TX 86.3 4.06 21.0 a few tiny hills
28.1.08 College Station, TX 89.3 4.10 21.3 fairly flat with a few small hills
29.1.08 College Station, TX - - - relaxing, enjoying slides of Morgan and Cheryl's bike trip, new chain for Erica's bike
30.1.08 Stubblefield Lake, Sam Houston National Forest, TX 92.5 5.19 17.4 several small climbs, alt:110m
31.1.08 Lake Livingston State Park, TX 82.6 3.59 20.7 some rolling hills, tailwind most of the day, met 1 cyclist from Oregon, alt:108m
1.2.08 Martin Dies Jr. State Park, TX 98.4 5.23 18.2 rolling hills, alt:23m
2.2.08 Leesville, Louisiana 110.1 5.23 20.4 rolling hils in Texas, farily flat with a few small hill in Louisiana, Ryan gets puncture in rear tire
3.2.08 Alexandria, LA 85.1 4.31 18.8 fairly flat with a few hills, sidewind at end of day, Ryan gets another puncture in rear tire in Alexandria, John drove us a few more miles to his house
4.2.08-5.2.08 Alexandria, LA - - - resting
6.2.08 Jonesville, LA 90.2 4.40 19.3 flat, tailwind for part of the day, alt:15m
7.2.08 Natchez State Park, Mississippi 74.5 4.03 18.3 flat, began Natchez Trace Parkway, Erica wakes up to a punctured front tire, alt:39m
8.2.08 Rocky Springs, Natchez Trace Parkway, MS 80.3 3.40 21.9 flat day, alt:49m
9.2.08 Ratliff Ferry, Natchez Trace Parkway, MS 120.6 5.53 20.4 light rolling hills, lots of cyclist on the Trace before and after Jackson, lot of traffic around Jackson
10.2.08 Kosciusko, MS 65.1 3.04 21.2 fairly flat, met by Donna and Gary on their tandem and pulled by them for the last 5 miles
11.2.08 Jeff Busby Park, Natchez Trace Parkway, MS 56.8 2.47 20.3 fairly flat with a few rolling hills, Maureen rode with us about 20 miles to French Camp where we had lunch with Donna and her brother, alt:140m
12.2.08 Tupelo Visitor Center, NTP, MS 126.1 5.59 21.0 fairly flat, tiny rolling hills, rainy all afternoon
13.2.08 Tishomingo State Park, NTP, MS 68.6 4.27 15.3 some rolling hills, after first 8 kms we met a dog and she started following us, alt:165m
14.2.08 Colbert Ferry, NTP, Alabama 48.1 2.55 16.4 rolling hills, we named the dog Mystic and she is still following us, alt:173m
15.2.08 Collinwood, Tennessee 50.3 3.21 15.0 light rolling hills, Mystic is doing well, but is showing a few signs of fatigue, alt:323m
16.2.08 Meriwether Lewis, NTP, TN 56.6 3.36 15.6 rolling hills getting larger, up to a mile gradual climbs and gradual descents, Mystic is worn out, alt:282m
17.2.08 Franklin, TN 91.7 4.48 19.0 light rolling hills, met on the road by Josh, Michael and Mary with biscuits and coffee and gave Mystic a ride to Franklin
18.2.08-3.3.08 Franklin, TN - - - hanging out with Josh, taking care of Mystic hoping the puppies come soon
4.3.08 Long Hunter State Park, TN 74.1 4.00 18.5 hilly, got lost and went about 5-10 miles out of our way, alt: 156m
5.3.08 Barren River State Park, Kentucky 124.3 6.27 19.2 hilly, roads a bit worse in KY, alt: 207m
6.3.08 Elizabethtown, KY 118.8 6.32 18.1 hilly, roads seem better than yesterday, but no shoulder
7.3.08 Louisville, KY - - - Charlie and Mary gave us a ride to Louisville, about 80km, due to heavy snow
8.3.08 Louisville, KY - - - spending time with Erica's mom, waiting out the snow storm
9.3.08 Carrollton, KY 95.6 5.05 18.7 fairly hilly, snowy on a few side roads icy and snowy but clear on main roads, Erica's mom starts cycling with us
10.3.08 Rising Sun, Indiana 69.9 3.39 19.1 fairly flat with a few small hills, most of the day by Ohio River
11.3.08 Cincinnati, Ohio 66.5 3.25 19.4 mostly flat with a few hills in Cincinnati, including one very steep hill
12.3.08 Xenia OH 110.7 5.59 18.5 hilly first 24 km to bike path then flat on Little Miami/Ohio to Erie bike trail, Erica got a flat in rear tire
13.3.08 London, OH 52.9 2.41 19.6 Ohio to Erie bike path, flat the whole day
14.3.08 Columbus, OH 53.7 2.51 18.8 Ohio to Erie bike path for first 10km, flat, rainy, lot of traffic on Broad Street, Ryan got a flat just after entering Franklin County, stayed with Doug and Lindsey
15.3.08 Blacklick, OH 25.7 1.25 18.2 flat, Doug rode with us, took bike path through part of the city
- TOTAL - - - We're finished!!!