This is the fourth segment of a cross-country e-bike ride inspired by an historic military convoy that followed the Lincoln Highway in 1919. Ike Eisenhower was a reporting officer of the convoy. His experience would ultimately lead to the creation of the US Interstate Highway System.
We're Going to Get There: That's All
Expedition Commander, 1919 Convoy
This segment of the route connects Clinton with Avoca near Denison.
Segment Rating Summary
We will post a segment rating summary once we have e-biked this segment of the route. The maximum grade is 3.1% and the paths are mostly on asphalt.
The red line is the e-bike route. Red markers indicate stops by the historic military convoy that left Washington DC on July 7, 1919. TH markers indicate trail head markers.
Towns and Camping Sites
Places to charge your e-bicycle, eat and rest during our route. The red line is the biking route. The blue line follows Google's biking directions. Click on the legend in the top left corner for more details.
Red markers indicate campgrounds with electricity (please always double check). Green campsites most likely have no electricity to charge your e-bike.
Where we Stay
We overnight at the following locations. Distances are in miles
Rock Creek Marina
Clinton to Solon, IA
Solon to Waterloo, IA
KOA Lost Island
Waterloo to Newton, IA
Newton to Adel, IA
KOA Des Moines
Adel to Panora, IA
Panora to Avoca, IA
Other Segments of the Cross Country Tour
Pros and Cons of this Segment
We will post the pros and cons once we have e-biked this segment of the e-bike route across the United States
You only have six more segments and 2,043 miles to go from Avoca to San Francisco. You can do it!