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Training To Bike Across America

There is no doubt the months before a cross-country ride can feel overwhelming. Below is a video offering my thoughts on how to go about training.

Are you the type who makes things more complicated than they need to be? Keep it simple! :)

Biking across America is a marathon. Of course, cycling as much as possible before your long trip is wisest. However, if you can't train that much, consider the first few days and weeks of your trip as part of your training. This is the beauty of cycling across America.

-Video by Steve Garufi, a writer and avid cyclist in Buena Vista, Colorado.

His 2008 bike across America trip journal can be read here. Watch more of his bike across America tutorial videos at

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