A journey through local music scenes in the American heartland as heard from a bicycle.

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Thu, Sep 9, 2010
Winchester, Virginia

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It's beginning to feel like autumn. We needed our blankets last night - a relief after the sweltering heat we've been experiencing throughout most of our trip. We're taking a day off to...

Wed, Sep 8, 2010
Washington, District of Columbia

Washington Memorial


Hey, it's Maj. Thought I'd give Dan a break and post about our short time in DC. We arrived late in the afternoon, in time to see most of the major sites before nightfall. We hung out with Lincoln at his...

Tue, Sep 7, 2010
Baltimore, Maryland

Caleb Stine

On our way through Baltimore we had the pleasure of stopping by the home of Caleb Stine, a veteran musician around Charm City. A man who has a love for the story-telling and soul of folk and bluegrass, got his start in music because, as he...

Tue, Sep 7, 2010
Baltimore, Maryland

Dan and Maj

Good Morning Baltimore,

The journey thus far has been quite ravenous...do you see what I did there?  At any rate, after a great night of couch surfing shenanigans we mounted our trusty steeds and rode...

Sat, Sep 4, 2010
Wilmington, Delaware

Today, after a fine breakfast on the patio of our Princeton mansion, we biked from Trenton, New Jersey to Wilmington, Delaware, passing through Philadelphia on the way. Google Maps once again took us to a sketch location, as Maj and I had to bike over a bridge in Philly with a grated surface that made it appear bottomless as we road across. Looking down, we saw nothing but giant shards of glass and a large river, 100 feet below.

After a few hours (way too long) we made it through...

Fri, Sep 3, 2010
Princeton, New Jersey

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Hello again! Today's trip from Morristown to Princeton, New Jersey was largely uneventful. It's only been a day, and already things are blending together. The tree-lined, hilly...

Thu, Sep 2, 2010
Morristown, New Jersey

Steevan Mars


Alright then folks,

We have officially hit the road. After grabbing a quick hour and half power nap on Wednesday night our crew woke up at the break of dawn to head out to Coney Island to shoot some intro footage....

Wed, Sep 1, 2010
Brooklyn, New York

Today we head out on our transamerican cyclo-musical journey to discover local music scenes across America! Be sure to follow us along the way. We'll be releasing a webisode documenting our journey every week as well as updating the blog daily from the road. See where we are on the map, and stay tuned for our hustle!

We haven't yet finished out first week, so to tide over your webisode hunger, here's a little preview of the training we did for our ride!