Road Show Route

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Please Note the Following Changes to the Route:

Added July 11, 2003 4:30pm...

We have certainly learned a lot in our first few weeks on the road! One of the things that we have found out is that there are not enough hours in the day to get everything done. We have decided to take a bit of a shortcut from our original route in order to shave off some mileage.

We will be departing from the originally planned route at Muddy Gap, which is just East of Jeffrey City, Wyoming. From Muddy Gap, we will be taking Highway 220 Northeast to Casper. At Casper we will get on Highway 20 and take that into Nebraska. We will go East on Highway 20 across the Northern part of Nebraska to O'Neill. From there we will take Highway 275 to Omaha. This should save us several hundred miles of riding and allow us to have some more free time off the bikes to juggle in the overnight towns.

Our trek will start in Astoria, Oregon on Thursday, June 5, 2003. After 72 days and 4,700 miles, we will arrive in Boston on August 15, 2003, . We will be riding an average of 67 miles a day. Some highlights of the route include Yellowstone National Park, Hoosier Pass (our highest point at 11,542'), RAGBRAI XXXI, Niagara Falls, and our arrival on the East Coast where we will present the total of the Road Show USA donations at the Boston Shriners Hospital for Children.

The route is a combination of maps and advice from several sources. For a large portion of the route, we will be be following the TransAmerica route planned out by Adventure Cycling. This was especially helpful in the remote sections of the Western U.S. where there are great distances between services. Soon after we enter Kansas, we will leave the TransAmerica route and start riding Northeast till we reach Omaha.  Then we will take part in Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) in the last week of July. We will then ride across Illinois until we meet up with the Northern Tier route planned out by Adventure Cycling. We will follow this route along Lake Erie until midway through New York when we head South into the Finger Lakes region. From there we will go across the Catskills and take a windy route through Massachusetts that was planned with the help of Rubel Bike Maps. A detailed listing of the route, including mileage and all the towns en route, can be found here.

We are always looking for friendly faces along the way. If you or someone you know lives along the route and would like to offer us a place to pitch our tents for the night or would just like to say hello, please let us know. In addition, please contact us if you could help us setup a performance along the route. The more shows we put on, the more money we can raise for the Shriner's Hospitals. You may contact us at

Once the ride begins, this page will update daily to display our progress along the route. You can also follow along in with the journal and photos updates from the road. If you can't see us in person, this webpage is the next best thing!