Total Miles: 4286
Rider: Jim (Tex) Stelter; 19 years old, Airplane Mechanic, Non-Member.
Summary: It was a life changing event for me. I just hosted our group's 35 anniversary in Villa Park IL. This was our 5th reunion. We did a 20th, 25th, 31st and a special 35th - with the TAWB613 (Bike Inn) group. It was a HOOOT! ; Self-Planned
How did ACA Help? Excelent group Leader, great maps (learned how to read a map on the ride!), & coordinated mail stops.
Health Issues: Altitude sickness in Breckenridge CO
Motivation: To see the USA, adventure and my Uncle Bill said I could not do it!
Most Challenging Aspect:Different meal expectations from growing teenagers and older members.
Favorite Experience: Sneeking over the fences at the local pools in Kansas to beat the heat at night.
Least Favorite: Not having the correct gear to do the trip.
Tips: Take insect spray for Wisdom MT
Number of Children in Group: 4
Number of Adults in Group: 9Ages of the children on ride:
|Under 8 years of age||
9-12 years of age|
|13-14 years of age||
15-18 years of age|
Date Entered: Aug, 2011
Photo by Dennis Coello