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BIKECENTENNIAL '76 -- Astoria, Oregon to Jackson, Wyoming, June, 1976

Total Miles: 1736
Miles/Day: 50
Days Riding: 35
Group Size: 9
Bike: Road
Flat Tires: 1

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 25 Lbs.
Camping: 100%
Cooking: 100%
Cost/Day: $ 5
ACA Helped Me: Yes

Rider: Leslie Rock; 30 years old, librarian, Member United States Email

Summary: It was an epic journey. We started as strangers and finished as lifelong friends.; Commercial Trip

How did ACA Help? organized our tour (Bikecentennial).

Health Issues: none.

Motivation: An article in "Sports Illustrated": March 1, 1976: "The road to independence".

Most Challenging Aspect:No challenges. It was fun and exciting all the way from Astoria to Jackson.

Favorite Experience: Biking through America's most beautiful scenery.

Least Favorite: It was ALL fun and exciting.

Tips: Bicycling touring is a great experience you'll remember forever.

Date Entered: May, 2015

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