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Cyclist in Mobile, Alabama

TRANSAMERICA TRAIL EAST-WEST -- Yorktown, VA to Astoria, OR, January, 2011

Total Miles: 4200
Miles/Day: 85
Days Riding: 58
Group Size: 1
Bike: Road
Flat Tires: 15

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 40 Lbs.
Camping: 80%
Cooking: 50%
Cost/Day: $ 10
ACA Helped Me: Yes

Rider: Kent Bauman; 18 years old, Business owner, Member United States Email

Summary: I rode the 4,200 mile route in 60 days as an Independent Rider June-August 1976; Self-Planned

How did ACA Help? Maps, campground, and Bike Inn lists

Health Issues: None.

Motivation: The quest for adventure!

Most Challenging Aspect:Riding alone for so many days

Favorite Experience: Meeting other riders and members of the communities I rode through

Least Favorite: Riding into the hot, westerly winds in Kansas!

Tips: When you feel like you can't ride one more day, just tell yourself to "keep on riding!"

Date Entered: Sep, 2021

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