The Big Ride – 2014 – Seattle, WA to Washington, DC

2 Feb

The Big Ride
Start:   Seattle, WA
Finish:  Washington, DC

Start Date: June 16, 2014
Finish Date: August 2, 2014
Total Number of Days: 48
Number of Riding Days: 40
Number of Rest Days:  8
Total Approximate Miles:  3,300
Average Miles per Riding Day:  83

Number of Riders:  40

States Visited: 12

The Big Ride

Washington to Washington

4 Responses to “The Big Ride – 2014 – Seattle, WA to Washington, DC”

  1. Taft June 26, 2014 at 6:05 pm #


    I was curious about your waterproof bags. Did you have any issues attaching them to the bulky Pedego bike rack?

    • cyberbikerider June 26, 2014 at 8:31 pm #

      Hello There! Yes, we did have fit problem, we had to swap out the clip on the back with one that was wider. We changed it with our multi-tool and it clipped snug on the top rails, we use a plastic zip tie for the clip on the bottom to give it a snug fit in case we hit a hard bump.

      • Taft June 26, 2014 at 8:42 pm #

        Thank you for the info. My Trail Tracker just came today and I will be needing bags.

        Also, when you shipped it, did you have any issues with the battery?

        I read Southwests policy on shipping bicycles and it used the term non-motorized.

        Oh, also, good luck in your adventure.


  2. cyberbikerider June 26, 2014 at 10:23 pm #

    Hello There Taft,
    Great Question about traveling with a lithium Ion battery. Given the size of the battery, it is not supposed to travel on commercial airlines. We removed the battery from the e-bike and shipped them separately to our hotel. The bicycle was shipped by itself in a box without the battery.

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