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Hi everyone!

I have been lurking and reading for several weeks now trying to absorb the great wealth of experience here (plus, smiling at some of the endless debates).

My wife and I are planning on doing the TransAm next year; Astoria to Yorktown during July, August and September. We are going to ride self-contained on ICE Sprint trikes with rear suspension, panniers, tent, etc. In keeping with the idea of riding towards home, we are contemplating adding on to the end of the trip by riding down the East Coast to our home in Central Florida

While we are going to camp out, we also hope to check into a motel/hotel/B&B each week.

One of the biggest challenges for me on this trip is that I am a Type 1 Diabetic (T1D). I use an insulin pump, a matching blood glucose meter, and a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) that gives me a reading every 5 minutes. I will have to carry spare insulin with me that can't get too hot, plus a good bit of kit of things that eventually will stick into me, but need to be clean and dry until needed. The CGM needs to be charged every 5-7 days.

So, I hope to pick your brains a bit to help organize my thoughts and sort the logistics out (logically, if at all possible).

Let's start with where to start? Do we skip Astoria and go to Florence? Either way, do we bike from PDX grab a bus, train, rent-a-car, etc?

Also, if you know of any T1Ds that have done the TransAm, please point them in my direction.

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