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Cyclist in Mobile, Alabama

ITAWB520 -- Reedsport OR to Camp Chickahominy VA, May, 1976

Total Miles: 4250
Miles/Day: 50
Days Riding: 90
Group Size: 14
Bike: Touring
Flat Tires: 6

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 40 Lbs.
Camping: 0%
Cooking: 0%
Cost/Day: $ 11
ACA Helped Me: Yes

Rider: Russell Moore; Non-Member AUSTRALIA Email

Summary: My first overseas trip, and my first major long distance bike ride, the first of many! One of the greatest experiences of my life, and I can still remember almost all of the overnights we had, even after 34 years.; Commercial Trip

How did ACA Help? Tour leader and co-leader, maps etc.

Health Issues: None

Motivation: See the real USA.

Most Challenging Aspect:Mountains, rain, headwinds.

Favorite Experience: Meeting so mant wonderful people, and THE scenery.

Least Favorite: Headwinds, sore arse.

Tips: Expect the unexpected. Sometimes you have to suffer a little to experience the best out of life.

Number of Children in Group: 1

Number of Adults in Group: 13

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: Apr, 2015

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