Hi there. We're Carson and Eric, friends and transportation consultants in Boston, where we share an office adorned by a large pirate flag. We've taken some shorter trips (Mount Washington, Death Valley, etc.), but when Carson, the endurance athlete, came up with the idea of biking across America, Eric, the planner, figured it was a good excuse for a much bigger adventure. The plan: Carson will bike the whole distance, while Eric -- who will bike some of the way -- provides support, all in the name of raising awareness about how to reduce our carbon footprint. With the nod from our bosses, and in partnership with WE ADD UP, we set out on a sunny Saturday morning from Boston, joined by many of our friends and colleagues at a cheery send-off.Day 1 took us 108 miles to Windsor Locks, CT and was a great backdrop to explain how bicycling is pretty much the best form of transportation: fast, fit, fun, and free (of carbon!). (Not mentioned in the video: our friends Katie and Jordan also biked all 108 miles of Day 1!)
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