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Cyclist in Mobile, Alabama

GOLDEN SPOKE WEST -- Astoria, Oregon to Pueblo, Colorado, June, 1976

Total Miles: 2020
Miles/Day: 55
Days Riding: 61
Group Size: 12
Bike: Touring
Flat Tires: 0

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 35 Lbs.
Camping: 0%
Cooking: 0%
Cost/Day: $ 10
ACA Helped Me: Yes

Rider: Jack Perlmutter M.D.; 21 years old, Orthopedic surgeon, Non-Member UNITED STATES Email

Summary: Commercial Trip

How did ACA Help? We had an assigned leader.

Health Issues: None

Motivation: It was the summer between colege and medical school. It would be the last time I got my summers off.

Most Challenging Aspect:It wasn't challenging for a healthy 21 year old. It whould be challenging now

Favorite Experience: Clinbing Maqkenzie Pass on July 1 and walking my bike between 15 foot snow drifts.

Least Favorite: Riding through the Big Hole National Mosquito Hatchery

Tips: Slow and steady gets you up the climbs.

Date Entered: May, 2006

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