Total Miles: 4000
Rider: Greg Whitehouse; 15 years old, Kid, Non-Member.
Summary: From "Sisters" Oregon to "Falls of Rough" Kentucky, this nation is littered with bikecentennial memories that I will always treasure. Bikecentennial was a coming of age ride for me. A 15 year old kid with a "chaperone" I had never met (set up by bikecentennial), four dutchmen/women, an English bloke, a pro skier, and a host of other characters, this Bike Inn group set out on an oddessy that would change many of our lives. Certainly it changed my own. Thank you bikecentennial! ; Commercial Trip
How did ACA Help? I was 15 years old and wanted to do Bikecentennial '76. A fellow named Clark in Missoula set me up with a volunteer to be my "guardian" on the trip. Without this help, I was too young to go.
Most Challenging Aspect:The biggest hurdle would have been the Day 4 derrier distress. Also, 82 days is a ong time to be on the road and I was homesick towards the end.
Favorite Experience: Skinny dipping at the Falls of Rougyh Mill in Falls of Rough Kentucky.
Date Entered: May, 2006
Photo by Dennis Coello