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TRANS AM WEST BIKE INN -- Reedsport, Oregon to Yorktown, Virginia, May, 1976

Total Miles: 4500
Miles/Day: 60
Days Riding: 80
Group Size: 12
Bike: Road
Flat Tires: 1

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 40 Lbs.
Camping: 10%
Cooking: 10%
Cost/Day: $ 25
ACA Helped Me: Yes

Rider: Robert Brown; 25 years old, 1976 -- wine salesman, Member United States Email

Summary: Thanks to the leadership of Myrna and Chris, all of us made it from Reedsport, Oregon to Yorktown Virginia.; Commercial Trip

How did ACA Help? Organized the whole thing -- easy to buy in.

Health Issues: see above

Motivation: The idea of riding across the country.

Most Challenging Aspect:Getting back on the road after a night in the hospital in Newton, Kansas.

Favorite Experience: Making it to the top of Hoosier Pass.

Least Favorite: Drinking the irrigation water in eastern Colorado (my dumb mistake).

Tips: Be grateful.

Date Entered: Jul, 2021

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