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On May 5, 2012, I'm turning 40. I'm going to mark the occasion by riding my bike for 40 days straight. With a typewriter behind me.
On May 5, 2012, I'm turning 40. I'm going to mark the occasion by riding my bike for 40 days straight. With a typewriter behind me.
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    Sponsor a Type Rider Route! Pick one destination on the list below and pledge the mile amount that will get me there!

    On the day I'll be riding your sponsored route, I will name my bicycle in your honor!

    May 5 Amherst, MA to Westfield, MA 24.8 miles
    May 6 Canton, CT 27.4 miles
    May 7 New Milford, CT 38.3 miles
    May 8 Carmel Hamlet, NY 25.5 miles
    May 9 Tomkins Cove, NY 30.9 miles
    May 10 Mahwah, NJ 17.4 miles
    May 11 Parsippany, NJ 28.7 miles
    May 12 Clinton, NJ 39.8 miles
    May 13 Green Lane, PA 49.8 miles
    May 14 Flying Hills, PA 31.5 miles
    May 15 Cornwall, PA 33.3 miles
    May 16 Middletown, PA 21.2 miles
    May 17 Carlisle, PA 28.5 miles
    May 18 Fannettsburg, PA 43.5 miles
    May 19 Wells Tannery, PA 24.5 miles
    May 20 St. Clairsville, PA 25.9 miles
    May 21 Johnstown, PA 31.5 miles (sponsored)
    May 22 Black Lick, PA 25.7 miles
    May 23 Apollo, PA 30.1 miles
    May 24 Cabot, PA 21.5 miles
    May 25 Prospect, PA 20.4 miles
    May 26 Youngstown, OH 38.1 miles
    May 27 Garrettsville, OH 30.8 miles
    May 28 Shaker Heights, OH 33.9 miles
    May 29 Avon Lake, OH 28.5 miles
    May 30 Huron, OH 30.2 miles
    May 31 Elmore, OH 47.9 miles
    June 1 Monroe, MI 39.1 miles
    June 2 Detroit, MI 37.7 miles
    June 3 Ann Arbor, MI 40.9 miles
    June 4 Jackson, MI 37.1 miles
    June 5 Homer, MI 23. 6 miles
    June 6 Three Rivers, MI 48.9 miles
    June 7 Elkhart, IN 31.0 miles
    June 8 La Porte, IN 45.9 miles
    June 9 Hobart, IN 34.8 miles
    June 10 Chicago, IL 41.3 miles
    June 11 Waukegan, IL 41.4 miles
    June 12 Kenosha, WI 16.5 miles
    June 13 Milwaukee, WI 37.3 miles

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    Access to project blog and newsletter updates, two commemorative postcards from the road, and a PDF of the final piece of writing that gets produced.

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    Access to project blog and newsletter updates, two commemorative postcards from the road, and a printed booklet of the final poem that gets produced.

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    Pledge US$ 55 or more About $55

    Access to project blog and newsletter updates, two commemorative postcards from the road, a printed booklet of the final poem that gets produced, and a "Type Rider" journal and pen set.

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    Access to project blog and newsletter updates, three commemorative postcards from the road, a printed booklet of the final poem that gets produced, a "Type Rider" journal and pen set, and a copy of "Lost Highways & Living Rooms," a compilation of writings from my 2010 Tour de Word project.

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    Access to project blog and newsletter updates, three commemorative postcards from the road, a printed booklet of the final poem that gets produced, a "Type Rider" journal and pen set, a copy of "Lost Highways & Living Rooms," a compilation of writings from my 2010 Tour de Word project, and professional editing feedback on a piece of writing you or someone you love is working on.

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    Pledge US$ 175 or more About $175

    Access to project blog and newsletter updates, three commemorative postcards from the road, a printed booklet of the final poem that gets produced, a "Type Rider" journal and pen set, a copy of "Lost Highways & Living Rooms," a compilation of writings from my 2010 Tour de Word project, professional editing feedback on two pieces of writing you or someone you love is working on, and a limited-edition Type Rider t-shirt.

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    Access to project blog and newsletter updates, three commemorative postcards from the road, two printed booklets of the final poem that gets produced, a "Type Rider" journal and pen set, a copy of "Lost Highways & Living Rooms," a compilation of writings from my 2010 Tour de Word project, professional editing feedback on two pieces of writing you or someone you love is working on, a limited-edition Type Rider t-shirt, and a commissioned poem with a subject of your choosing.

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    Access to project blog and newsletter updates, three commemorative postcards from the road, two printed booklets of the final poem that gets produced, a "Type Rider" journal and pen set, a copy of "Lost Highways & Living Rooms," a compilation of writings from my 2010 Tour de Word project, professional editing feedback on two pieces of writing you or someone you love is working on, a limited-edition Type Rider t-shirt, a commissioned poem with a subject of your choosing, and the opportunity to join me on the road for up to 5 days (meals included).

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    Pledge US$ 1,000 or more About $1,000

    Access to project blog and newsletter updates, three commemorative postcards from the road, two printed booklets of the final poem that gets produced, a "Type Rider" journal and pen set, a copy of "Lost Highways & Living Rooms," a compilation of writings from my 2010 Tour de Word project, professional editing feedback on two pieces of writing you or someone you love is working on, a limited-edition Type Rider t-shirt, a commissioned poem with a subject of your choosing, and the opportunity to join me on the road for up to 5 days, meals and lodging included.

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    Access to project blog and newsletter updates, three commemorative postcards from the road, four printed booklets of the final poem that gets produced, a "Type Rider" journal and pen set, a copy of "Lost Highways & Living Rooms," a compilation of writings from my 2010 Tour de Word project, professional editing feedback on four pieces of writing you or someone you love is working on, two limited-edition Type Rider t-shirts, two commissioned poem with a subject of your choosing, and the opportunity to join me on the road for up to 10 days, meals and lodging included.

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