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Cyclist in Mobile, Alabama


RIDE DETAIL
BIKECENTENNIAL -- Prineville, Oregon to Jamestown ,Virginia, June, 1976

Total Miles: 4
Miles/Day: 60
Days Riding: 70
Group Size: 15
Bike: Touring
Flat Tires: 12

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 30 Lbs.
Camping: 10%
Cooking: 95%
Cost/Day: $ 5
ACA Helped Me: Yes

Rider: Mark Donaldson; 24 years old, Reporter then Copy Editor now, Non-Member UNITED STATES Email

Summary: By sticking to back roads I experienced few distractions, got to meet people from small town, rural settings. Also, I rode with different groups, many from different countries. The comraderie is what I remember most fondly.; Self-Planned

How did ACA Help? Yes, the trail was well mapped, well researched and guides well written.

Health Issues: None experienced.

Motivation: I saw a story in a magazine and decided then and there that I was going to do this ride.

Most Challenging Aspect:Headwinds!

Favorite Experience: Meeting people.

Least Favorite: Headwinds.

Tips: Stay as far away from traffic as possible.


Date Entered: Oct, 2007

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