Thanks for all the comments!
Originally Posted by wishin4woods
Isaac, Thanks a ton for this RR. My dad also got me into bikes at a very young age. He and I have always wanted to do a similar trip but it is so hard to coordinate our schedules that I am not sure if it will ever happen....but your RR is an amazing reminder of why he and I NEED to make the time. I will be watching this one and again, thank you.
I'd say you just gotta lay the gantlet down and pick a date to lock down. Then that will force the planning and preparation to occur. You won't regret it, that's for sure.