Total Miles: 4300
Rider: Randall Bennett; 20 years old, Architect, Non-Member.
Summary: Wow, to go back to being young, in the best shape of my life, knowing nothing and not caring and having the epic adventure we did is a memory I treasure. I still bike and dream of doing it again!; Commercial Trip
How did ACA Help? I went with Bikecentennial!
Health Issues: I was lucky, I just had sore muscles and a bad case of road rash the first two weeks.
Motivation: Youth and desire for adventure
Most Challenging Aspect:Getting my Butt over the Blue Ridge!
Favorite Experience: Standung on top of 3-Sisters in the Cascades, strong and looking out at Mt. St. Helens with my friend Paul from Holland.
Least Favorite: Picking up poor Yafa after she had wrecked at night on the road back to camp after the Rendevous on the banks of the Mississippi.
Tips: Go slow, walk hills and laugh at yourself.
Date Entered: May, 2006
Photo by Dennis Coello