Total Miles: 2085
Rider: Dreux DeMack; 17 years old, Television Studio Manager, Member United States
Summary: We were known as the Blazing Saddles, named after the Mel Brooks movie. Our ride from Oregon to Colorado was epic.; Commercial Trip
How did ACA Help? Formerly known as Bikecentennial 76, we were totally supported by the group with maps, a trained leader and other resources.
Health Issues: Pinched nerves.
Motivation: Loved the idea of doing something big for my high school graduation. Cycling seemed like the best idea.
Most Challenging Aspect:Keeping up with others, the mountains and various personalities.
Favorite Experience: Riding across Oregon because there were so many great placers to stop.
Least Favorite: Crashing in Kremmling, Colorado which ended my ride.
Tips: Take your time, enjoy the moment and don't pack too much!
Date Entered: Feb, 2016
Photo by Dennis Coello