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BIKECENTENNIAL '76 -- Pueblo, Colorado to Virginia, July, 1976

Total Miles: 1800
Miles/Day: 60
Days Riding: 30
Group Size: 12
Bike: Road
Flat Tires: 8

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 35 Lbs.
Camping: 0%
Cooking: 0%
Cost/Day: $ 15
ACA Helped Me: Yes

Rider: Steve French; 17 years old, Engineeering Manager, Non-Member UNITED STATES Email

Summary: TransAmerica Trail for Bikecentennial from Colorado to Virginia; Commercial Trip

How did ACA Help? BikeCentennial maps and tour leader

Health Issues: Head injury due to fall without my helmet on

Motivation: US Bicentennial and graduation from high school

Most Challenging Aspect:100+ mile days in Kansas with nothing to see but wheat fields and Great Smoky mountain climbs

Favorite Experience: The whole thing

Least Favorite: Anti-bike jerks in Kentucky

Tips: Before you die, ride across the USA. The scenery was beautiful and everyone I met was great!

Date Entered: Nov, 2006

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