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Cycling across America

Armando Basile pedaled through Mount Vernon this week midway through his eighth trip across the United States.Armando Basile pedaled through Mount Vernon this week midway through his eighth trip across the United States. The 66 year old Italian calls Freiburg, Germany home.

He began this journey in Washington D.C. Sept. 22 and must arrive in San Diego, Calif. by October 27 to catch a flight to Hawaii and then onto Australia which he has already traversed five times. For more information, see the Oct. 10 editon of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.