Tour Stats:

This is in the Sedona area where we will be biking. Looks a little steep to me

3415 miles, 43 days of riding, 5 rest days

90,000 ft of climbing

2 Oceans

15 State Line Crossings

3.2 Average number of days we ride in the rain

Longest day-to Wickenburg, AZ ------------116 miles

Day Sat 1 13-May Los Angeles, CA 0 Orientation and Bike Inspection
Day Sun 2 14-May Riverside, CA 78 Pacific Ocean wheel dip at Manhattan Beach Pier! first day of riding.
Day Mon 3 15-May Indio, CA 85
San Andreas fault, Palm Springs, windmill farms, lowest point on the tour: Indio, CA, '14 ft below sea level
Day Tues 4 16-May Blythe, CA 100 First Desert crossing, The Mojave! first century
Day Wed 5 17-May Wickenburg, AZ 115 First State Line crossing! second century, Old town Wickenburg, Dude Ranch Capital of the world
Day Thurs 6 18-May Prescott, AZ 59 First mountain pass: Yarnell! Historic Gurley St. in downtown Prescott
Day Fri 7 19-May Cottonwood, AZ 43 Minugus Mountain at 7023', Historic mining town of Jerome, Yavapai Indian Ruins
Day Sat 8 20-May Flagstaff, AZ 46 Red rocks of Sedona, Oak Creek Canyon
Day Sun 9 21-May Flagstaff, AZ 0 First rest day, Old Town Flagstaff, Nearby Grand Canyon
Day Mon 10 22-May Holbrook, AZ 94 Route 66, Standing on the corner of Winslow Arizona
Day Tues 11 23-May Gallup, NM 86 Second State Line crossing, painted desert, Petrified National Forrest, Mountain Time Zone
Day Wed 12 24-May Grants, NM 68 Continental Divide at 7275' above sea level, Historic Route 66 cafes
Day Thurs 13 25-May Albuquerque, NM 76 The Rio Grande river, Old Town Albuquerque
Day Fri 14 26-May Santa Fe, NM 67 Historic mining town of Madrid, historic Santa Fe plaza
Day Sat 15 27-May Santa Fe, NM 0 Second rest day, Old town Santa Fe
Day Sun 16 28-May Las Vegas, NM 72 Highest point of the tour, Glorietta pass at 7570' above sea level, Pecos Indian ruins
Day Mon 17 29-May Tucumcari, NM 108 1000 miles! Third Century, Route 66 Blue Swallow motel, NM desert, picnic lunch
Day Tues 18 30-May Dalhart, TX 96 Third State Line Crossing, Texas feed lots, Central Time Zone
Day Wed 19 31-May Guymon, OK 72 Fourth State Line Crossing, Oklahoma Panhandle
Day Thurs 20 1-Jun Liberal, KS 40 Fifth State Line Crossing, Land of OZ, Yellow Brick Road
Day Fri 21 2-Jun Dodge City, KS 83 Dalton Gang hideout, Boot Hill museum, Can Can Show and Gunfight
Day Sat 22 3-Jun Great Bend, KS 86 Santa Fe Trail's historic Pawnee Rock,
Day Sun 23 4-Jun McPherson, KS 63 1500 miles! Historic Opera House
Day Mon 24 5-Jun Abilene, KS 62 Eisenhower Library, Museum and boyhood home, Greyhound racing hall of fame
Day Tues 25 6-Jun Abilene, KS 0 Third Rest Day, Old Town Abilene, Victorian mansions
Day Wed 26 7-Jun Topeka, KS 105 Halfway Point, 1702 miles! Fourth Century, Capitol of Kansas
Day Thurs 27 8-Jun St. Josephs, MO 85 Sixth State Line crossing, Pony Express Museum, Lewis & Clark Trail
Day Fri 28 9-Jun Chillicothe, MO 86 Maysville Historic Society, Home of Long Distance Cycling
Day Sat 29 10-Jun Kirksville, MO 75 Thousand Hills State Park, 148 roller coaster hills
Day Sun 30 11-Jun Quincy, IL 74 2000 miles! Seventh State Line crossing, Mississippi River crossing, historic mansions, walking tours
Day Mon 31 12-Jun Springfield, IL 107 Fifth Century, Abraham Lincoln's boyhood home
Day Tues 32 13-Jun Champaign, IL 87 Home of Bonnie Blair, one month on the road
Day Wed 33 14-Jun Champaign, IL 0 Fourth rest day, University of Illinois, helmet decorating day
Day Thurs 34 15-Jun Crawfordsville, IN 79 Eight State Line crossing, Old Jail Museum
Day Fri 35 16-Jun Indianapolis, IN 62 Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Velodrome
Day Sat 36 17-Jun Richmond, IN 80 All American Rose Garden
Day Sun 37 18-Jun Marysville, OH 103 Ninth State Line Crossing, Sixth and Final Century, Eastern Standard Time, Father's Day
Day Mon 38 19-Jun Wooster, OH 98 Amish homesteads, Home of Rubbermaid
Day Tues 39 20-Jun Niles, OH 92 Amish bakeries and ice cream shops
Day Wed 40 21-Jun Erie, PA 89 Tenth State Line crossing, Presque Isle on Lake Erie, White Turkey Root Beer Stand
Day Thurs 41 22-Jun Erie, PA 0 Fifth rest day, Lake Erie beaches and Presque Isle, downtown Erie
Day Fri 42 23-Jun Hamburg, NY 78

Eleventh State Line crossing, nearby Niagara Falls

Day Sat 43 24-Jun Canandaigua, NY 93 3,000 miles, Finger Lakes region, beachfront attractions
Day Sun 44 25-Jun Syracuse, NY 68 Women's rights Hall of Fame, Birthplace of Memorial Day, Erie Canal Park and Ferry
Day Mon 45 26-Jun Little Falls, NY 78 Fort Klock Homestead, Little Falls Museum
Day Tues 46 27-Jun Albany, NY 69 Shaker Furniture builders
Day Wed 47 28-Jun Brattleboro, VT 76 Twelfth State Line crossing, Vermont's Green Mountains, Brattleboro Gallery Walk and wine tasting
        ride through NH   Thirteenth State Line crossing, New Hampshire's White Mountains
Day Thurs 48 29-Jun Lexington, MA 87 Fourteenth State Line crossing, into Fifteenth State, Historic Concord, MA and Minuteman Monument
Day Fri 49 30-Jun Boston, MA 20 Final Ride to Revere Beach, MA, Atlantic Ocean celebration, wheel dip in Atlantic and banquet
Day Sat 50 1-Jul Boston, MA 0 Return home