Total Miles: 4250
Rider: James Brats Heinecke; 25 years old, Inventory Control & Purchasing- Auto Parts, Member United States
Summary: 1TAWK615 Members: Leader- Bill Samsoe, Assistant- Jan Selby, Doug Arntson, Jeff Baird, Gary Beckwith, Jan Bos, Mike Brain, Laurie Greenwood, Jim 'Brats' Heinecke, Rob Long, Sue Nitsch, Craig Rudholm, Gail Skinner, Kees Snoek. Last day is only day we rode in rain.; Commercial Trip
How did ACA Help? Dan & Lys Burden and Greg & June Siple started Bikecentennial.
Health Issues: Getting sick in Bardstown, Kentucky. However, 3 of us (Jan B, Gary B, and Jim H) rode the entire distance on bicycle.
Motivation: Adventure- I read an article about it in Sports Illustrated.
Most Challenging Aspect:Getting into a routine in the beginning. Only remember being super tired several days riding into wind.
Favorite Experience: Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
Least Favorite: Getting sick in Bardstown, Kentucky
Tips: Always take the scenic route!!
Date Entered: Aug, 2016
Photo by Dennis Coello