Question: How many communities can a girl visit during a 6,000 mile bicycle tour?
Answer: It depends on how fast she rides!
In case you were curious: Planning a 6,000 mile, 9 month bike tour is a complicated endeavor! I have been poring over maps, rereading emails, crunching numbers with the calculator and creating draft after draft of Tour calendars… A finalized route and timeline is almost ready. My most recent revelations:
- Washington DC is a go!
- 30: # of official Tour locations I will have time to visit
- 50 miles/day is a conservative estimate of average cycling rate
- What if it snows in Atlanta again next year?!
I will be posting a tentative list of communities soon. In the meantime you can see my detailed proposed route in segments*:
*note – the markers on the map are completely arbitrary and do not necessarily indicate Tour stops.