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StargazerSol:
Howdy everyone, I am a 20 years old deaf guy who is getting ready for a a long crosscountry tour of the USA and I need help knowing what do I need to pack for the tour. I will be traveling through almost all of the states, around 35 states, and I wanted to know if anyone who lives in those areas could help me out find good places to eat, or shop or get my bike fixed up or even maybe a place to crash. I hope to start next month and finish it in june.

Thank you for reading this and I hope i can get so really awesome advices from you guys.

dfege:
What is your route?

Pat Lamb:
Almost every long-distance bike tour trip report includes a packing list.  Look at the "registered rides" off the AC home page, http://www.adventurecycling.org/ride_registry/review_rides.cfm, or find some completed journals on crazyguyonabike.com for examples.

You can look at warmshowers or couchsurfing for some registries of potential hosts.  There are a few listed on the various Adventure Cycling maps, if you're going to follow them.  Please be polite -- there's a storm brewing over rude guests, see the AC blog for some details and pointers.

John Nelson:

--- Quote from: StargazerSol on December 13, 2012, 01:13:10 pm ---I will be traveling through almost all of the states, around 35 states, and I wanted to know if anyone who lives in those areas could help me out find good places to eat, or shop or get my bike fixed up or even maybe a place to crash.

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You're in luck. This is exactly what the ACA does. Order up their maps covering where you plan to ride, and you'll have just what you need.
http://www.adventurecycling.org/routes/


--- Quote from: StargazerSol on December 13, 2012, 01:13:10 pm ---I hope i can get so really awesome advices from you guys.

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You're in luck again. The "how-to department" of this web site has advice on all aspects of touring. We'd be happy to help with any specific questions that remain.
http://www.adventurecycling.org/features/howto.cfm

StargazerSol:
thank you guys,  dfege, my route will start from Rochester NY traveling West to wash state on the northern route, then head south to cali, then west to austin, then again wast to florida then heading hard west of north to Oklahoma, then east of north  to washington Dc then back to NY all of that in 6 months.

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