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Cyclist in Mobile, Alabama

ITAWB518 -- Reedsport, Oregon to Yorktown, Virgina, May, 1976

Total Miles: 4200
Miles/Day: 65
Days Riding: 81
Group Size: 13
Bike: Touring
Flat Tires: 0

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 85 Lbs.
Camping: 2%
Cooking: 90%
Cost/Day: $ 10
ACA Helped Me: Yes

Rider: Chip Haynes; 25 years old, graphic artists, Non-Member UNITED STATES Email

Summary: Thirty years later, I can watch "SURVIVOR" on TV and think, "You wimps!" Ha!; Self-Planned

How did ACA Help? They did it all- and very well, considering it was thier first year.

Health Issues: None.

Motivation: See the country and get off work for three months.

Most Challenging Aspect:The humidity and climbs in Missouri.

Favorite Experience: 65 mph coming off of Hossier Pass in Colorado.

Least Favorite: Reached the other side too soon!

Tips: Keep your bike tires pumped!

Date Entered: May, 2006

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Photo by Dennis Coello