55 AND ALIVE: RIDE ACROSS AMERICA

$1,750 of $3,000 goal

Raised by 27 people in 28 months
55 & ALIVE: AN EPIC JOURNEY ACROSS AMERICA!

Mark Wollemann is going to ride his bike from sea to shining sea and his wife, filmmaker Melody Gilbert, will drive along to document the adventure!
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• Follow daily routes and updates at 55andAlive.com
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The trip begins June 7 — donate today! Your generous support will cover bicycle-related costs, travel costs, filmmaking gear and other expenses.

Help our friends make this trip safely and without worry. Become a significant part of their adventure!

DONATE TODAY!

(Disclosure: All proceeds will go directly to Mark Wollemann and Melody Gilbert, for use at their discretion. They had no role in the establishment of the fund. The trip and the fundraising campaign are not affiliated with any nonprofit entity; no part of any donation is tax deductible. The campaign was created by Ken Carpenter, who can be contacted at http://kencarpenter.info ).

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DAY 3 — Mark and Melody meet up with friends Adele and Curt Brown in Oakridge, Ore.

A motel night = Showers!
Cheers!
Three-and-a-half selfie!
Barefootin'!
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#‎OREGONTODELAWARE‬
• Day 2, June 14 (Cottage Grove, Ore.; 70 miles; Total 95): Mark Wollemann climbed to 7,000 feet through Oregon logging country! (Photos by Melody Gilbert)
• Read all about it! http://bit.ly/1S5bauH
• Donate: http://gofundme.com/55andAlive
‪#‎55andAlive‬
Climb to 7,000 feet in Oregon forests!
Objects may be larger than they appear!
Can you spot the orange speck?!
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55 & ALIVE: DIP THE WHEEL CEREMONY!

Winchester Bay Dunes, OR — The rear tire has been dipped! The first 25 miles (late start, ceremonial Day 1) are in the book. The ride from the Pacific to the Atlantic is on!

#55andAlive #OregonToDelaware
DAY 1 — #OregonToDelaware has begun!
Mark with a doll from Bulgaria!
Mark and Melody make a splash in Oregon!
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55 and ALIVE: WHY ARE YOU DOING THIS?!
MORE! http://55andalive.com
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$1,750 of $3,000 goal

Raised by 27 people in 28 months
Created June 1, 2016
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55 and Alive .
27 months ago
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Crossing the Continental Divide!!

JC
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Jill Cousins
27 months ago
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Wishing you a safe and memorable journey!

TP
$55
Tricia Pearson
27 months ago
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30 years ago Ron pledged me on my cross country bike trip and now we pay it forward. What an unknown journey ahead! On!ON!On!

DB
$50
Dave Braunger
27 months ago
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Enjoy every second of the pain. Can't wait to hear about it.

$10
Anonymous
27 months ago
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$10
Greg Zock
27 months ago
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PD
$50
Patrick Durkin
27 months ago
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Watch your backside, Mark! Dress fluorescent colors, and enjoy the ride. We live in a beautiful country.

RP
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R Passov
27 months ago
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Ride on...

MB
$110
Mike Blahnik
27 months ago
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Extra $10 so the beer is not Pabst Blue Ribbon. ... You two are an inspiration. May the wind always be at your back.

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