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This is the latest route for the 2012 Motorcycle Cannonball (2/23/12)
I added the climate information.  Mileage revised per Supplement #1
(8/5/12)

Planning Criteria:
  A coast-to-coast route across the United States
  Approximately a two-week schedule
  Most days 300 miles or shorter
  Short days for the Start and Finish
  A scenic route
  Avoid Interstate highways
  Museums and receptions
Stage Day Date Start Elev Sunrise Sunset Avg Hi Avg Lo Mean 2011 Precip Finish Miles
1 Fri 7-Sep Newburgh, NY 128 6:28 19:20 78° 57° 68°  65°-57° 4.11 Wellsboro, PA 209
2 Sat 8-Sep Wellsboro, PA 1,306 6:42 19:31 71° 50° 60°  73°-62° 3.23 Sandusky, OH 330
3 Sun 9-Sep Sandusky, OH 597 7:05 19:51 76° 59° 67°  74°-62° 3.16 Milwaukee, WI 310
4 Mon 10-Sep Milwaukee, WI 634 6:25 19:11 75° 57° 66°  75°-60° 3.52 Anamosa, IA 210
5 Tue 11-Sep Anamosa, IA 815 6:41 19:22 76° 51° 63°  83°-52° 3.36 Spirit Lake, IA 280
6 Wed 12-Sep Spirit Lake, IA 1,473 6:56 19:37 74° 52° 63°  86°-59° 2.79 Murdo, SD 280
7 Thu 13-Sep Murdo, SD 2,263 7:20 19:57 78° 50° 64°  72°-44° 1.25 Sturgis, SD 300
Rest Fri 14-Sep Sturgis, SD 3,440 6:31 19:07 76° 47° 62°  54°-39° 1.31 Sturgis, SD  
8 Sat 15-Sep Sturgis, SD 3,440 6:32 19:05 76° 47° 61°  46°-39° 1.31 Sheridan, WY 250
9 Sun 16-Sep Sheridan, WY 3,743 6:47 19:17 73° 41° 57°  82°-39° 1.38 Jackson Hole, WY 320
10 Mon 17-Sep Jackson Hole, WY 6,237 7:05 19:30 71° 31° 51°  61°-40° 1.32 Mount'n Home, ID 300
11 Tue 18-Sep Mount'n Home, ID 3,146 7:26 19:48 78° 45° 62°  80°-44° 0.68 Burns, OR 275
12 Wed 19-Sep Burns, OR 4,147 6:40 18:59 74° 34° 54°  78°-40° 0.50 Alturas, CA 250
13 Thu 20-Sep Alturas, CA 4,370 6:47 19:03 78° 35° 56°  85°-39° 0.66 Redway, CA 330
14 Fri 21-Sep Redway, CA 538 7:02 19:14 82° 50° 66°  59°-53° 1.31 San Francisco
230

Sat 22-Sep
San Francisco
52 6:57 19:07 72° 56° 64°  66°-57° 0.28 Total: 3,874

Stage Day Date Start Elev Rise Set Avg Hi Avg Lo Mean 2011 Precip Finish Miles
1 Fri 7-Sep Newburgh, NY 128 6:28 19:20 78° 57° 68°  65°- 57° 4.11 Wellsboro, PA 210
2 Sat 8-Sep Wellsboro, PA 1,306 6:42 19:31 71° 50° 60°  73°- 62° 3.23 Sandusky, OH 320
3 Sun 9-Sep Sandusky, OH 597 7:05 19:51 76° 59° 67°  74°- 62° 3.16 Milwaukee, WI 300
4 Mon 10-Sep Milwaukee, WI 634 6:25 19:11 75° 57° 66°  75°- 60° 3.52 Anamosa, IA 214
5 Tue 11-Sep Anamosa, IA 815 6:41 19:22 76° 51° 63°  83°- 52° 3.36 Spirit Lake, IA 279
6 Wed 12-Sep Spirit Lake, IA 1,473 6:56 19:37 74° 52° 63°  86°- 59° 2.79 Murdo, SD 326
7 Thu 13-Sep Murdo, SD 2,263 7:20 19:57 78° 50° 64°  72°- 44° 1.25 Sturgis, SD 278
Rest Fri 14-Sep Sturgis, SD 3,440 6:31 19:07 76° 47° 62°  54°- 39° 1.31 Sturgis, SD 0
8 Sat 15-Sep Sturgis, SD 3,440 6:32 19:05 76° 47° 61°  46°- 39° 1.31 Sheridan, WY 242
9 Sun 16-Sep Sheridan, WY 3,743 6:47 19:17 73° 41° 57°  82°- 39° 1.38 Yellowstone, WY 229
10 Mon 17-Sep Yellowstone, WY 7,732 7:07 19:21 61° 29° 47°  61°- 26° 1.46 Jackson Hole, WY 160
11 Tue 18-Sep Jackson Hole, WY 6,237 7:05 19:30 71° 31° 51°  61°- 40° 1.32 Mount'n Home, ID 299
12 Wed 19-Sep Mount'n Home, ID 3,146 7:26 19:48 78° 45° 62°  80°- 44° 0.68 Hines, OR 251
13 Thu 20-Sep Hines, OR 4,147 6:40 18:59 74° 34° 54°  78°- 40° 0.50 Klamath Falls, OR 230
14 Fri 21-Sep Klamath Falls, OR 4,099 6:53 19:06 74° 37° 56°  83°- 38° 0.02 Fortuna, CA 285
15 Sat 22-Sep Fortuna, CA 4,370 6:47 19:03 78° 35° 56°  85°- 39° 0.66 Rohnert Park, CA 240
16 Sun 23-Sep Rohnert Park, CA 538 7:02 19:14 82° 50° 66°  59°- 53° 1.31 San Francisco, CA 93

Mon 24-Sep San Francisco, CA 52 6:57 19:07 72° 56° 64°  66°- 57° 0.28 San Francisco, CA 0












Total: 3,956

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