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Cyclist in Mobile, Alabama


RIDE DETAIL
THE TRANS AMERICA TRAIL -- Portland, Oregon to Yorktown, Virginia, June, 1976

Total Miles: 4250
Miles/Day: 100
Days Riding: 45
Group Size: 2
Bike: Touring
Flat Tires: 5

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 25 Lbs.
Camping: 100%
Cooking: 100%
Cost/Day: $ 0
ACA Helped Me: No

Rider: Marjan Schavemaker; 26 years old, photographer, Non-Member NETHERLANDS

Summary: Self-Planned

How did ACA Help? That time we weren't familiar with Adventure Cycling.

Health Issues: Didn't have any health problems.

Motivation: The adventure.

Most Challenging Aspect:Coming from a flat country, to climb all the hills.

Favorite Experience: The overall hospitality throughout the country and the scenery.

Least Favorite: The coaltrucks in Kentucky.

Tips: Go at your own pace!

Online Journal: Click Here


Date Entered: Oct, 2006

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Photo by Dennis Coello