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BIKECENTENNIAL W-E -- Astoria to Yorktown, May, 1976

Total Miles: 4680
Miles/Day: 90
Days Riding: 52
Group Size: 3
Bike: Road
Flat Tires: 10

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 40 Lbs.
Camping: 100%
Cooking: 50%
Cost/Day: $ 10
ACA Helped Me: Yes

Rider: Steven Sweedler; 25 years old, Horticulturist, Non-Member UNITED STATES Email

Summary: Biggest trip of my life, at that point and at this point. A wonderful time meeting cyclists from all over the country and juust riding every day for almost two months. ; Self-Planned

How did ACA Help? Independent status, maps, gudebooks and 6 Bike Inn tickets

Motivation: Childhood dream

Most Challenging Aspect:Cold and snow in the mountains out west

Favorite Experience: Riding over Breckinridge pass feeling like we could pedal over anything, ditto for Vesuvius

Least Favorite: Changing a flat in Big Hole Montana at height of bug season.

Tips: Get out there and go.

Date Entered: May, 2006

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