Route

I started my journey across the United States by bicycle on July 12, 2015 from San Mateo, CA and finished on October 11, 2015 in Washington, DC. The map below shows my path and progress over those 92 days.

The route took me through California, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Virginia and the
District of Columbia and covered just over 5,000 miles.

I followed routes published by the Adventure Cycling Association: the Pacific Coast, the Atlantic Coast and, for the actual crossing, the TransAmerica Trail. For mostly weather-related reasons, I deviated from the TransAm in central Kansas and picked it back up in Kentucky.

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  1. Hey Klaus, good seeing you last night we will keep track of you on highways and backstreets.

  2. Hi! I hope to meet you when you get to Evansville, Indiana. I’m a friend of Steven VanBibber.
    Gisela Fischer

  3. Ah, I hope you will come through Evansville. It’s not far off the planned route published on your site. Just East of Marion, Illinois, and just on the north bank of the Ohio, across from Henderson, Ky. I saw a cyclist on my trip back from Salt Lake City recently. Since Steve Van Bibber told me about your trip, I wonder if it was you.

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