Total Miles: 4250
Rider: Ken Edmonds; 18 years old, Steel Sales, Member United States Email
Summary: East(VA) to West(OR) tour. The grandest touring event in bicycle history! After completing Bikecentennial in Oregon, me and a few others decided to continue south to Los Angels. I eventually finished my summer tour on a beach front bicycle trail at the Venice Beach fishing pier. What a great 200th!; Commercial Trip
How did ACA Help? Maps
Health Issues: In the mountains of Virginia, I quit smoking forever
Motivation: I needed a gap year after high shool (Class of 1975),which turned into 4 years before I started and completed college (Class of 1983).
Most Challenging Aspect:Sore butt at first
Favorite Experience: Getting in shape. Became a very strong rider.
Least Favorite: Down Lolo pass in the rain with headwinds. I had to peddle downhill, but we did get to enjoy a dip in some hot springs later that day.
Tips: If someone offers a roof, shower or food - take it
Date Entered: Apr, 2022
Photo by Dennis Coello