New Jersey native Nick Novotny, pictured on Beartracks Bridge in Missoula on Tuesday, is road biking 4,000 miles as part of the Wounded Warrior Project.
Novotny started his 4,000-mile cycling journey in Tillamook, Oregon.
With almost 1,000 miles already under his belt, New Jersey native Nick Novotny has paused in Missoula for a few nights on a bike trek spanning the entire country.
Novotny, 25, is on a 4,000-mile trek from the Oregon coast to Pennsylvania. He’s completing the ride across the TransAmerican Trail in honor of his friend, Cpl. James Currie, a veteran who passed away last May. His goal is to reach Currie’s hometown of Glenside, Pa., by Labor Day.
The ride is paired with a fundraiser. Novotny hopes to raise $25,000 for Currie’s family and the Wounded