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INDEPENDENT TRANS-AM -- Astoria to DC, June, 1976

Total Miles: 4250
Miles/Day: 91
Days Riding: 47
Group Size: 3
Bike: Road
Flat Tires: 2

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 95 Lbs.
Camping: 90%
Cooking: 0%
Cost/Day: $ 10
ACA Helped Me: Yes

Rider: Robert Immler; 31 years old, retired, Non-Member UNITED STATES Email

Summary: 3 of us did it as independents. A woman named Claire from "Revolutionary Wheels" in Santa Barbara joined us and we caught up with her boyfriend who was in a "fast" group in Pueblo.; Self-Planned

How did ACA Help? Used your maps

Motivation: Read about it in Bicycling and Bike World and heard Dan Burden speak to Los Angeles Wheelmen and knew I had to do it.

Most Challenging Aspect:thought it would be the Rockies, but it was the winds across the plains.

Favorite Experience: Pulling into a town and having 20 bikes outside a store.

Least Favorite: Rednecks in KY on a Sunday.

Tips: Everyone should do it!

Online Journal: Click Here

Date Entered: Aug, 2022

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Photo by Dennis Coello