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RIDE DETAIL
MASSACHUSETTS TO CALIFORNIA -- Sagamore Beach, MA, USA to Los Altos Hills, CA, USA, May, 1986

Total Miles: 11000
Miles/Day: 50
Days Riding: 200
Group Size: 7
Bike: Touring
Flat Tires: 10

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 50 Lbs.
Camping: 90%
Cooking: 90%
Cost/Day: $ 25
ACA Helped Me: Yes

Rider: Christopher Hughes; 31 years old, Computer Programmer, Member United States

Summary: East Coast Bike Trail to Yorktown, TransAmerica Trail to Portland (Bikecentennial trip leader), followed Cascades/Sierras, east to Grand Canyon, south to Phoenix, west to San Diego, Pacific Coast to Los Altos Hills; Commercial Trip

How did ACA Help? TransAmerica portion was an official Bikecentennial group. (I was the leader.) Office provided planning help with the Cascades/Sierras part of the trip.

Health Issues: Nothing significant.

Motivation: Past experience bike touring. I wanted to do it again.

Most Challenging Aspect:Being trip leader was hard for me.

Favorite Experience: Biking through Yosemite.

Least Favorite: Losing group members.

Tips: Go for it - you won't regret it.


Date Entered: Oct, 2015

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