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About jasonbikestheusforms

I am a college student from Eldersburg, MD. I am biking from Maine to Seattle, WA to raise money and awareness for Multiple Sclerosis. The goal is to help end MS for all those affected. Who knew a bicycle could be such a good tool for this cause? This blog will serve as a log of the adventures of my training and my actual journey next summer.


This week we have seen tailwinds and crosswinds, but also plenty of headwinds. At first, the wind destroyed our spirits and felt insurmountable. But just like the rain, we have become accustomed to the conditions and grown stronger. Passing through … Continue reading

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First trip update!

Okay everybody. I apologize if you were counting on this site for updates on my trip from Maine to Seattle for MS. Until last night (after the purchase of this lovely iPhone) I was unable to access the Internet to … Continue reading

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One Week To Go

We depart from Bar Harbor, ME in 6 days and about 10 hours. That seems all too close. But I am prepared. 6 of my last 9 rides have all been between 50-100 miles. The first couple were really hard, … Continue reading

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100 Miles of Nowhere, Tour de Donut edition

Note: I am now up to $3,373 of my $4,295 goal of one dollar per mile. Thank you to everyone who has donated so far. I could not do any of this without your kind support! Let’s end MS! This … Continue reading

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Train Hard, Rest Harder

I am well over the suggested 500 miles of training for the trip (703 as of April 23rd). So with some 35 days to go, every mile is more than enough. I did 86 miles on Saturday the 14th and … Continue reading

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Spring Training

My training is going incredibly well, as is my fundraising. Once I mail in some checks I’ve been given, I should be up around $2700 and 62% of the way to my goal of $4,295. Thank you to all who … Continue reading

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Fundraising Push

30 letters, or so, are about ready to be mailed out. Hopefully this will get the ball rolling for my fundraising efforts. It is time to start making a difference for all those affected by Multiple Sclerosis. Hopefully my friends … Continue reading

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Big Winter

Winter has not been too cold, but it has been good to me. I went to Vermont to ski just after the New Year and got a bit more skiing time in before the spring semester started back up. Warm … Continue reading

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Warm December

I spent most of November on my mountain bike exploring new trails and happening upon more deer than I can count. If it rained, I went trail running or hiking. So far, December is off to a strange start. It … Continue reading

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Patapsco Cross

Yesterday I raced in my first cyclocross race and first bike race of any kind for that matter. It was incredible! Here’s my race number. The race was held at Watkins Park in Mt. Airy, MD. There were maybe 150 … Continue reading

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