Total Miles: 4680
Rider: Steven Sweedler; 25 years old, Horticulturist, Non-Member.
Summary: Biggest trip of my life, at that point and at this point. A wonderful time meeting cyclists from all over the country and juust riding every day for almost two months. ; Self-Planned
How did ACA Help? Independent status, maps, gudebooks and 6 Bike Inn tickets
Motivation: Childhood dream
Most Challenging Aspect:Cold and snow in the mountains out west
Favorite Experience: Riding over Breckinridge pass feeling like we could pedal over anything, ditto for Vesuvius
Least Favorite: Changing a flat in Big Hole Montana at height of bug season.
Tips: Get out there and go.
Date Entered: May, 2006
Photo by Dennis Coello