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RIDE OF A LIFETIME -- Conway, NH to Bar Harbor, Maine, July, 2006

Total Miles: 200
Miles/Day: 35
Days Riding: 8
Group Size: 15
Bike: Touring
Flat Tires: 0

Load: Other
Load Weight: 0 Lbs.
Camping: 100%
Cooking: 0%
Cost/Day: $ 0
ACA Helped Me: Yes

Rider: Robin Shields; 54 years old, teacher, Non-Member UNITED STATES Email

Summary: Last leg of a family trip (1991-2006) on Northern Tier route. Wife/mon, Vicki, died 5/19/05. Some of her ashes plus extra family and friends (15) are finishing the trip (crossing Maine) this July. ; Self-Planned

How did ACA Help? maps

Health Issues: Vicki had knee surgery in '84. She was limited in weight she could carry and walk.

Motivation: Vicki and I started the trip in 1991. Nicholas has ridden with us from Minot, Adele from Illionis. Vicki died before finishing the trip. Family and friends are going to help her (ashes) finish the ride.

Most Challenging Aspect:Transportation to and from ride, and changing bike configurations to accomodate the changing family.

Tips: Obstacles are challenges to overcome.

Online Journal: Click Here

Date Entered: Jun, 2006

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