Tour de Texas: Why I’m Cycling the 3,000-Mile Perimeter of the State

Tour de Texas: Why I’m Cycling the 3,000-Mile Perimeter of the State

cycling-texas-9_6_beach-featureThere’s really no good reason to do what I am doing, riding around the entire state of Texas on my bike. Last year I rode my bike on every street in Austin, and as I was finishing that 385-day, 4,900-mile project, my mind started to wander to the next challenge. That’s when the idea to circumnavigate Texas came to me. I started doing research on which decent roads I could ride to get closest to the boundaries of the state. As far as I can tell, this has never been done before. Of course it hasn’t been done. It’s insane. The journey will take a little under two months and cover 3,046 miles. I’ve lived in Texas for twelve years and have spent most of…View Original Post

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