Total Miles: 4500
Rider: Chris Hughes; 22 years old, Computer Programmer, Non-Member.
Summary: Yorktown, VA to Astoria, OR on TransAm Trail with Bikecentennial group.; Commercial Trip
How did ACA Help? This was a BikeCentennial trip.
Health Issues: Nothing serious.
Motivation: I wanted to do something big after graduating from college, before starting work.
Most Challenging Aspect:The hills in western Virginia and eastern Kentucky.
Favorite Experience: Cresting Togwotee Pass and getting a view of the Grand Tetons laid out in front of me.
Least Favorite: Pretzeling my rear wheel on the edge of the pavement. (Fortunately, a nearby resident loaned me his pickup truck and I was able to get the wheel repaired and rejoin the group before dark.)
Tips: Don't put it off - just do it! You'll never regret it.
Date Entered: Apr, 2013
Photo by Dennis Coello