Morin said that before buying a bicycle to start training last fall, he hadn't owned a bike in 27 years.
"I had every excuse not to. I'm overweight. I'm too old. I've got a job. I don't have a bike. You think of it, I thought of it," Morin said.
Despite his reservations, he embarked on the journey.
Morin's first stop Wednesday meeting with the Plymouth police chief before heading to police departments in Weymouth and Quincy, Massachusetts. Morin arrived in Boston later Wednesday.