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Cyclist in Mobile, Alabama


RIDE DETAIL
TRANSAMERICA EAST TO WEST -- VA to OR, June, 1976

Total Miles: 4300
Miles/Day: 60
Days Riding: 80
Group Size: 12
Bike: Touring
Flat Tires: 8

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 50 Lbs.
Camping: 95%
Cooking: 95%
Cost/Day: $ 0
ACA Helped Me: Yes

Rider: Kathleen Bohan; 18 years old, Telecom analyst, Non-Member.
UNITED STATES.

Summary: We were a group of 12 people and a poodle. We called ourselves the Vultures because we were ravenous when it was time to eat.; Commercial Trip

How did ACA Help? Origional Bikecentennial group

Health Issues: None

Motivation: I was planning to do this trip on my own, then read about Dan and Greg in national geographic and hooked up with them

Most Challenging Aspect:Waking up in a rain puddle and getting hives from being over heated.

Favorite Experience: Yellowstone, We should have spent more time there.

Least Favorite: Being overtired and not being able to function until resting for at least an hour after the days ride.

Tips: Enjoy the journey...don't be too goal oriented, stop to swim, have an ice cream...the camp will be there when you arrive.


Date Entered: Oct, 2006

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