Teen Treks reflects on Summer 2023 self-supported teen bike adventures all across the U.S., Canada and Europe.
Our 98 miler became 85 due to high heat that would make Sammy Sosa blanche, on top of a rather languorous start made all the more tardy by early morning Jaenisch gambits on the hotel lobby Compaq Presario desktop. Once we cut power to the hotel and snapped our bungies twice for good luck, we […]
Early morning pinballing round Fargo bike shops gave us a chance to warm the legs to the tune of 10 miles. Shaun fixed up his bike, Grace bought a new one and we then cracked off at noontide like frozen ropes from Roger Maris’ Louisville Slugger, adding 75 more miles to our little AM jaunt. […]
Today was an eventful day to say the least. Starting with a 6am rise and shine, we were set and ready to go almost immediately after the delicious complementary breakfast offered by the hostel. However, just as we were set to take off, a series of bike mechanics issues delayed our official start to the […]
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Today the Teen Trekkers biked into New York City! The group started on the Pacific Coast of Oregon just 8 weeks ago. Today they woke up to a delicious breakfast provided by the Rifkin family, which fueled them to get into the city via the George Washington Bridge. They had lunch at a taqueria, and […]
Today was the trekkers last long day of mileage. They traveled 99 miles from Callicoon, NY to Westwood, NJ, where Kyle’s family made them an awesome home cooked meal and provided them with couches and beds for sleeping (thank you!!). Only a few days left until they reach the coast! Learn more about the Teen […]
Today the Across America Trekkers started in Harpursville, NY and made their way along Route 17. They were keeping a good pace despite the hills, but unfortunately they were caught in a heavy rain storm that started at 7 and continued through the night. Instead of biking in the rain, they stopped early for a […]
The Across America Trekkers had about a 60 mile ride. They left Ithaca mid-morning and ended the day in Harpursville, NY. In between, they stopped to explore an abandoned school. After dinner they had an ice cream treat:) Getting closer… Learn more about the Teen Treks Across America Trek.
The Teen Trekkers continued their journey across the state of New York today, traveling a total of 85 miles from Avon to Ithaca. The group stopped midday for a China Buffet before traveling south along Cayuga Lake and landing at the day’s destination. They camped outside of a Cornell co-op right on campus, and ate […]