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Cyclist in Mobile, Alabama


RIDE DETAIL
CHRISTIANSBURG TO PUEBLO -- Christiansburg VA to Pueblo CO, July, 2010

Total Miles: 1935
Miles/Day: 62
Days Riding: 31
Group Size: 1
Bike: Touring
Flat Tires: 0

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 50 Lbs.
Camping: 80%
Cooking: 10%
Cost/Day: $ 15
ACA Helped Me: Yes

Rider: Justin Heinecke; 55 years old, Computer Engineer, Member United States Email

Summary: Followed the Trans Am Trail from Christiansburg VA to Pueblo CO; Self-Planned

How did ACA Help? I followed the Trans Am Trail maps and campground guides

Motivation: Had the time, which I'm fast running out of.

Most Challenging Aspect:Heat, especially on hills; age.

Favorite Experience: The last 3 days into Pueblo, I had tailwinds - starting on my birthday. Just flew into town.

Least Favorite: The heat was so bad that I could only ride until about 11AM, and had to walk a lot of hills in VA & KY.

Tips: Never stop pedaling.


Date Entered: Apr, 2015

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