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Cyclist in Mobile, Alabama

TRANS-AMERICA TRAIL -- Yorktown, VA to Astoria, OR, June, 1977

Total Miles: 4400
Miles/Day: 55
Days Riding: 83
Group Size: 9
Bike: Road
Flat Tires: 20

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 50 Lbs.
Camping: 90%
Cooking: 90%
Cost/Day: $ 20
ACA Helped Me: No

Rider: Christopher Hughes; Computer Programmer, Non-Member UNITED STATES Email

Summary: I rode with a Bikecentennial group on the Trans-Am from East to West. This was my first bike tour and it was a great summer.; Commercial Trip

Health Issues: The runs :-(

Motivation: I wanted to do something fun & challenging after graduating from college.

Most Challenging Aspect:Learning to work as a group.

Favorite Experience: Drafting with 2 of the more experienced riders about a month into the trip and having one of them complement me on how much my riding had improved.

Least Favorite: Fixing broken spokes.

Tips: You can do it!

Date Entered: May, 2006

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