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BIKECENTENNIAL 1976 TRANSAMERIA -- Reedsport, OR to Pueblo, CO, June, 1976

Total Miles: 2000
Miles/Day: 60
Days Riding: 35
Group Size: 14
Bike: Touring
Flat Tires: 20

Load:
Load Weight: 50 Lbs.
Camping: 100%
Cooking: 100%
Cost/Day: $ 68
ACA Helped Me: Yes

Rider: Dynelle Morrison; 19 years old, Retired, Non-Member UNITED STATES Email

Summary: When I was 18 my dream was to ride this trip with my cousin Rhonda Costello and BF Kathy Flannigan. We had a blast beginning in Reedsport OR riding up the highest peak of the Rocky Mountains, Hosier Pass over 12,000 feet. So many fond memories.; Commercial Trip

How did ACA Help? The maps, organization and professionalism made the trip bearable and pleasant.

Health Issues: When I sustained heat exhaustion and had to ride with a high temperature.

Motivation: To be a part of history, achieve a lifelong dream and travel the US.

Most Challenging Aspect:Not being able to take more time to enjoy the scenery and culture.

Favorite Experience: When I road to the highest peak on through the Rocky Mountains, Hosier Pass.

Least Favorite: The heat was depleting at times and not being able to have good heigene.

Tips: Make sure you throughly understand the daily demands hat your body needs to withstand the changing weather conditions, terrain changes and importance of hydrating.


Date Entered: Apr, 2010

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