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Cyclist in Mobile, Alabama

BIKECENTENNIAL TRANSAM -- Astoria, Oregon to Williamsburg, Virginia, June, 1976

Total Miles: 5200
Miles/Day: 60
Days Riding: 86
Group Size: 12
Bike: Touring
Flat Tires: 0

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 40 Lbs.
Camping: 0%
Cooking: 70%
Cost/Day: $ 5
ACA Helped Me: Yes

Rider: Phyllis (Bray) Lay; 29 years old, retired, Non-Member UNITED STATES

Summary: The greatest experience I've ever had! ; Commercial Trip

How did ACA Help? All maps were provided and the overnight lodging was pre-arranged.

Health Issues: A head cold, nothing major.

Motivation: It sounded like fun and provided a challenge for me to overcome and finish such an endeavor.

Most Challenging Aspect:Handling the unknown challenges of 86 days on the road.

Favorite Experience: Meeting my husband.

Least Favorite: Ending the tour!

Tips: Relax and enjoy the experience. There are alot of very friendly people out there.

Date Entered: Jan, 2011

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