Total Miles: 2285
Rider: Dreux DeMack; 17 years old, Television Production, Member United States
Summary: We left as a group of strangers and ended great friends. It was a ride which helped me grow up right out of high school. I urge all cyclists to try a bikepacking trip.; Commercial Trip
How did ACA Help? It was the inaugural ride of Bikecentennial in 1976.
Health Issues: none
Motivation: I wanted to take an adventure after graduating from high school.
Most Challenging Aspect:Learning to ride long distance with a loaded bike.
Favorite Experience: Meeting people in small towns who welcomed us like family.
Least Favorite: Crashing outside Kremmling, Colorado which ended my ride.
Tips: Pack light, drink lots of fluid and enjoy the adventure.
Date Entered: Jul, 2016
Photo by Dennis Coello