The first chapter of their video series (expect two per week for the next eight weeks) shows the intrepid tour team weigh in, gather their gear, and prepare to pedal the first leg of their 1,500+ mile journey. And yes, there's plenty of goodbyes to their excess body fat (aka, bellies).
For more on the tour, hit the official Ben Sollee site here.
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