Total Miles: 4000
Rider: Douglas Rogers; 24 years old, Wave power and tank systems egineer, Non-Member.
Summary: Self built tandem with Brother from Colarado then on down to San Francisco ( we left the trail and headed to the redwood forest on the California Oregon border passing through Crater lake; Self-Planned
How did ACA Help? Maps and occasional accomodation
Health Issues: We were both sick from poorly boiled water on the way to crater lake - but with a tandem there was always one that could push us along!
Motivation: To add another long distance ride to our self planned trips in Europe
Most Challenging Aspect:Getting the bike built on time and keeping it together on the trip
Favorite Experience: Riding all day through complete wilderness without any noticable change - awesome!
Least Favorite: None - but a near miss was getting across the Golden Gate bridge at 10pm - we had to pick the lock on the pedesrian walkway to get access!
Tips: Get out thera and enjoy it!
Date Entered: Jan, 2011
Photo by Dennis Coello