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Cyclist in Mobile, Alabama

TRANS AMERICA BICYCLE TRAIL -- Astoria, R to Yorktown, VA, June, 1976

Total Miles: 4250
Miles/Day: 67
Days Riding: 77
Group Size: 2
Bike: Touring
Flat Tires: 2

Load: Panniers
Load Weight: 50 Lbs.
Camping: 70%
Cooking: 50%
Cost/Day: $ 10
ACA Helped Me: No

Rider: Pete Hendriksen; 19 years old, College student at the time/ Respiratory Therapist, Member United States

Summary: The trip of a lifetime.; Commercial Trip

Motivation: Sense of adventure. We were college kids with more time than money,

Most Challenging Aspect:The flatness of Kansas and the straight up and straight down hills of Missouri.

Favorite Experience: Meeting people, of all ages, with the same sense of adventure along the way. The youngest rider I remember meeting was about 10 and the oldest was 77.

Tips: If you have the time, do it.

Date Entered: Apr, 2019

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