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Michigan Man To End Cross-Country Bike Ride in Ocean City, Md.

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John Davis, and his wife Jean have traveled through 14 states John Davis, and his wife Jean have traveled through 14 states
John Davis arrived in Delaware Sunday afternoon on his way to ending his cross-country trip in Ocean City, Md. John Davis arrived in Delaware Sunday afternoon on his way to ending his cross-country trip in Ocean City, Md.
John Davis began his journey in San Francisco, CA in May John Davis began his journey in San Francisco, CA in May
 OCEAN CITY, Md. - A Michigan man ends his more than three month long journey by bike in Ocean City Monday.

64-year-old John Davis and his wife, Jean, left San Francisco, California around Memorial Day and traveled cross-country to raise awareness and money for Alzheimer's Disease.

John says he watched his mother suffer from the disease for about four or five years, before she succumbed to it in 2010.

"Watching her slowly forget who she was and those around her, was difficult to watch," said Davis.

By the time they arrive in Ocean City on Monday, John will have biked for 3,600 miles across 14 states. He says he averaged about 59 miles a day.

John said he and his wife, who followed him all the way by car, were hoping to make it Ocean City on Sunday, but three flat tires slowed them down. They arrived in Seaford, Delaware Sunday afternoon and were planning on staying the night before heading out Monday morning.

John says he used two different bikes along the way. He also used the trip to take advantage of some sight seeing across the country.

Ending in Ocean City has special meaning for John. He says he and his family used to visit Ocean City frequently when he was younger. They also spent some time in Salisbury, Maryland visiting friends. For him, the end of this trip has been a walk down memory lane.

John and Jean plan to arrive in Ocean City around 3:00pm Monday afternoon, then plan to rest up for a few days and enjoy the city he used to visit so often.

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