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BIKECENTENNIAL 76 -- Reedsport, Oregon to Yorktown, Virginia, May, 1976

Total Miles: 4520
Miles/Day: 65
Days Riding: 70
Group Size: 14
Bike: Touring
Flat Tires: 4

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 20 Lbs.
Camping: 0%
Cooking: 10%
Cost/Day: $ 11
ACA Helped Me: Yes

Rider: Frank Oberc; 22 years old, Retired, Member United States Email

Summary: Toured in a group consisting of six Dutch, three Australians, and five Americans. Many awesome sights to say the least. A great contrast to my way of life in the city,; Commercial Trip

How did ACA Help? Leadership, maps, guide books, pre-arranged bike inns.

Health Issues: Hemorrhoids; switching to a soft saddle cured that.

Motivation: The desire to experience rural America.

Most Challenging Aspect:Riding uphill through snowfall in the Cascade mountains during the first few weeks. Walked more than rode.

Favorite Experience: Too many to mention.

Least Favorite: Riding through rain.

Tips: Be well prepared!

Date Entered: Aug, 2022

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