Total Miles: 5773
Rider: Ken Russell; Purchasing Agent, Member UNITED STATES
Summary: 2nd Trans-Am. Leader of TAE527. Great bunch of folks - everyone completed the ride in great shape. High Point of the trip - Mt Evans, Colorado 14,156 by bike! Wet first couple of weeks then wonderful weather. Did part of the Great Parks route in Colorado including Trail Ridge Road. Flightseeing of Mount St. Helens with ash. After B76 trip ended, a friend joined me in Portland. We rode back roads through Washington and British Columbia ending in Vancouver, BC. The people along the route were even friendier than in 1976.; Commercial Trip
How did ACA Help? B76 trip with leader
Motivation: Wanted to see the TransAm Trail again after trips had been running for 5 years.
Most Challenging Aspect:Two weeks of rain as the trip/group started
Favorite Experience: Cycling up Mt Evans with the group and realizing that we could do anything that we set our minds to.
Least Favorite: Traffic on the route into Portland on the last day of the B76 trip
Tips: Forget the rain and the wind and rember the great experiences.
Date Entered: Oct, 2013
Photo by Dennis Coello