Total Miles: 2200
Rider: Stephen De Dalto; 18 years old, Member.
Summary: We rode from Pueblo, CO to Yorktown, VA. Group of 11. Toured Makers' Mark Distillery in KY. Had so much fun I decided to ride the full transam 4 years later.; Commercial Trip
How did ACA Help? It was a Bikecentennial tour with a leader.
Health Issues: None.
Motivation: It was something to do.
Most Challenging Aspect:Climbing Mt. Vesuvius in VA.
Favorite Experience: Riding in Kansas. The people were wonderful.
Least Favorite: It rained the last night in Camp Chickahominy in Yorktown, VA and the next morning the ground was so muddy, that I had to literally drag my bike out of the camp. Other than that, the trip was all good.
Tips: I'd rather climb a hill than ride into a headwind. The climb will end, but the wind might not.
Date Entered: May, 2006
Photo by Dennis Coello