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Cyclist in Mobile, Alabama

TRANSAMERICA TRAIL 1976 -- Reedsport OR to Yorktown, VA, June, 1976

Total Miles: 4700
Miles/Day: 55
Days Riding: 81
Group Size: 13
Bike: Touring
Flat Tires: 30

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 50 Lbs.
Camping: 90%
Cooking: 90%
Cost/Day: $ 6
ACA Helped Me: Yes

Rider: Robert Freeman; 26 years old, Bike shop owner, Non-Member UNITED STATES Email

Summary: We had a great time and completed the trip in the prescribed time even though we rode 4700 miles; Commercial Trip

How did ACA Help? I was the leader

Health Issues: None for me but some of my riders had some kind of stomach ailments.

Motivation: Meeting David Kneevil in 1974 who was scouting out routes in Idaho. He told me all about it.

Most Challenging Aspect:Keeping my young group motivated and happy.

Favorite Experience: Meeting Lazy Louie at his bike camp and hearing his stories and songs.

Least Favorite: The heat and humidity of the East.

Tips: Set out to enjoy yourself and don't let anything get in the way of that.

Date Entered: Jan, 2011

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