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Cyclist in Mobile, Alabama

BIKE CENTENNIAL -- Reedsport, OR to Williamsburg, VA, June, 1976

Total Miles: 4360
Miles/Day: 65
Days Riding: 72
Group Size: 15
Bike: Road
Flat Tires: 10

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 25 Lbs.
Camping: 0%
Cooking: 60%
Cost/Day: $ 15
ACA Helped Me: Yes

Rider: Tom Kabat; 17 years old, Non-Member UNITED STATES

Summary: A 1976 trans-am bike centennial group ride of 15 folks headed east staying in bike-inns.; Commercial Trip

How did ACA Help? It was a bike centennial group ride with a leader, assistant leader, maps, bike inns ( e.g. Gym floors, community center basements, etc) logistical support, etc.

Motivation: It was an opportunity for adventure for me and 3 high school buddies.

Favorite Experience: There were many great times, funny moments and fun shared experiences.

Tips: When things get tough, just tell yourself, "it's all part of the total adventure."

Online Journal: Click Here

Number of Children in Group: 5

Number of Adults in Group: 10

Ages of the children on ride:
Under 8 years of age 9-12 years of age
13-14 years of age 15-18 years of age

Date Entered: Oct, 2012

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