Miami Cyclist Mario Renteria Starts Forrest Gump-Like Trek Across Country
|Biking across country? That's a lot of rest stop bathrooms.|
Renteria, 23, took off earlier this week, and plans to ride about 75 miles a day. His route will take him 3,500 miles which means it should take him about 47 days of riding. We hope he has a comfortable bike seat (half an hour of riding for us and the chafing is unbearable). Read on for more details.
It's one thing to pedal your way cross country, but Renteria will also be documenting the trip a la Ewan MacGregor when the latter motorcycled his way around the world in The Long Way Around. Only, Renteria isn't Obi-Wan Kenobi, so he'll be submitting all his photos and blog entries on his trusty
|Mario checking out the astronauts in Titusville.|
Initially, this was supposed to be for a charity but raising a significant amount of money was extremely difficult for myself (I had a hard enough time raising up the money for the MS Bike Ride). The ride has now become a personal goal of mine with little more reason than adventure and self discovery
|This puppy is going to have a lot of miles on it.|
Last night's post was a result of sleep-writing. I don't remember half of what I wrote so I went back and cleaned up some of the errors. Today's route looks like it takes me through plenty of green areas all the way to Gainesville. I'm late!
Take your time buddy.
|We're not sure what's going here, but we like it.|
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