Three Brooklyn Teens Took This Incredible Bike Trip Across America
The boys, who play together in a jug band called The Easy Rollers, packed a travel-sized acoustic guitar, a cigar box fiddle, and a harmonica, and a camera, and set off on a back road
"Every day, we were seeing something amazing," Perry said. "We didn't even have to go off-route. With fewer people around, it felt like it was ours."
The boys were tested early on when Meara-Bainbridge broke his arm in Kentucky, forcing them to return home before hitting the road again in the spring. They had plenty of hard days too, biking through torrential rainstorms and scorching southwestern temperatures, but it was nothing they couldn't handle.
"No one should think they're not qualified to do this," Perry said. "You don't need to be a star athlete, you just need the motivation and determination."
Their trip was chronicled on a Tumblr named "Nicky Sam and Charlie Visit America."