MISSION ACCOMPLISHED - The solo tour was a great success!
WHY: This trip is dedicated to raising awareness and funds for Stand Up To Cancer.
For more info and to donate directly to this organization, go to SU2C. It's not too late to contribute - donations can still be made!! Where does your SU2C donation go?THE BIKE:
Modified Salsa Fargo 29er - Standing Cycle
THE GEAR: Racks/Panniers, Tent, Emergency Sack (for sleeping), Rain Gear,
First Aid, SPOT Satellite Messenger, Freeze Dried Food, Tools, Polar Heart Rate Monitor, Road Id Bracelet, Hammer Endurance/Nutrition
Products, Breathe Right Nasal Strips
The Lake Champlain Bikeway
. Starting point at Local Motion
in Burlington, VT north into Canada, south into NY along the full length of the lake, north back up to Local Motion in Burlington.
Total miles (getting lost included) was 402.23, resulting in a daily average of approx 50 miles fully-loaded, standing up.
CLICK here for photos and satellite view of route.
WHEN: The trip began Monday 9/14/09 and was completed 8 days later, with stops
at local bike shops and non-profit organizations, and to chat about Stand Up To Cancer with cyclists and pedestrians
along the route.
MEDIA LINKS: Many thanks to FOX 44 News and The Press Republican Newspaper,
for their helpful and creative coverage of this unique fundraising event. Follow these links to check it out:
SPECIAL THANKS: Thanks for coming by the site and thank you for your
support and generous donations to Stand Up To Cancer. Many special thanks go out to all the individuals and
businesses that I had met along my journey. Your kind words and willingness to share was inspiring, and made my adventure exciting
and truly unforgetable.