Riding Coast to Coast for Make a Wish
Phil has selected the Make a Wish Foundation of America as his charity of choice for financial contributions. His goal is to raise $5,500 -- $100 for each day of riding.
The entire ride will be completed over 9 weeks and consists of 55 ride days and 8 rest days. He will cover 13 states, 4,272 miles and average 68-86 miles/day.
His adventure begins on Sunday, June 15th in Everett, WA. Follow him online as he rides across the US at http://pscycleusa.com/.
All photos have been posted to http://pscycleusa.com/, be sure to check them out!
Check out the past two weeks and all of the amazing photos he has been sending by following the links below.
Week 7: Thundering Falls Spectacular -- Done!
Total Distance: 507.74 mi
Ludington, MI to Niagara Falls, ON
Week 8: Empire Strikes Back -- Done!
Total Distance: 467.92 mi
Niagara Falls, ON to Lake Placid, NY
We receive text messages every evening with updates and photos and post them to the website the following morning. Phil has been feeling great and the photos he shares are amazing!
Here are links to the past 2 week overviews, but be sure to click around and check out all of the photos from each day!
Week 5: Mighty Rivers -- Done!
Total Distance: 487.08 m
Pierre, SD to Northfield, MN
Week 6: Heartland Patchwork -- Done!
Total Distance: 411.32 mi
Northfield, MN to Ludington, MI
Phil rode 447.16 mi last week from Devil's Tower, WY to Pierre, SD.
Along the way he got to visit Bridal Veil Falls in Devil's Tower, WY; Crazy Horse Memorial in Custer County, South Dakota; Mount Rushmore in Keystone, SD; and the Badlands National Park in South Dakota. In addition he photographed gorgeous landscapes, flowers and a couple animals, including mountain goats and a herd of buffalo, along the way.
On his day off, he went fishing with a couple friends and caught 19 fish that were filleted for the group luncheon on day 1 of week 5.
All of the pics have been added to his website. Week 4 begins on Day 23: http://pscycleusa.com/day23.html.