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Cyclist in Mobile, Alabama

TAWK518 -- Reedsport, Oregon to Virginia Beach, VA (we headed for the coast), May, 1976

Total Miles: 5288
Miles/Day: 64
Days Riding: 83
Group Size: 7
Bike: Road
Flat Tires: 3

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 35 Lbs.
Camping: 95%
Cooking: 95%
Cost/Day: $ 0
ACA Helped Me: Yes

Rider: Mike Hites; 20 years old, Bicycle Store Owner, Non-Member UNITED STATES Email

Summary: The ride changed my life. I returned from my trip, finished my degree in Wildlife Biology, and then entered the bicycle business!; Commercial Trip

Health Issues: Coping with Type 1 diabetes.

Motivation: I saw the write-up in Bicycling Magazine.

Most Challenging Aspect:I'm sure there were many challenges, but all I remember was a great time.

Favorite Experience: The trip!

Least Favorite: The rain-drenched ride into West Yellowstone with the long line of cars adding to our misery as their tires sprayed us mercilessly! :>)

Date Entered: May, 2016

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