Total Miles: 4200
Rider: Rogier ten Hove; 24 years old, medical student at time of ride (now MD), Non-Member
Summary: I more or less followed the bikecentennial route. I was on my own and of course it was difficult at times (and I had very little to spend) but I had a fantastic time. We are now planning a (shorter) ride with my family (4 daughters 13-18); Self-Planned
Health Issues: none
Most Challenging Aspect:long bikeride, beautiful landscape
Favorite Experience: Crossing the Rocky's and the North Cascades. The bareness of Wyoming and Montana was also very impressive
Least Favorite: Truckers, dangerous descents on busier roads. The heat in Kansas.
Tips: Be prepared, don't underestimate, go for it and enjoy!
Date Entered: Jan, 2011
Photo by Dennis Coello