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Bikecentennial - 1976, Trans - America - Trail

A 4,250 miles, 6,838 kilometers, bike-ride from Astoria, Oregon to Yorktown, Virginia.

Bikecentennial the grandest touring event in the history of the bicycle.
More than 4.000 bicyclists from around the world took part in this majestic journey
to inaugurate the TRANS - AMERICA - TRAIL during the summer of 1976,
the 200th anniversary of American Independence
and the 100th anniversary of the introduction of the bicycle to the United States of America.

This gallery is a little photo-impression, mainly black and white scanned pictures, of the trip,
taken part by 5 persons (Mart Versluys, Aad Wolvers, Fia van Rijn, Marion Sprünken en Marjan
Schavemaker) inhabitants of a little town Warmond, near Leiden in The Netherlands.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bikecentennial
more biketrips: http://www.pbase.com/digitales/gallery/otherbikepics



http://www.adventurecycling.org/routes-and-maps/adventure-cycling-route-network/transamerica-trail/
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Bikecentennial badge TAT 1976 The trail De Volkskrant
Map of the trail
Bikecentennial Trip Confirmation   1901 A souvenir
Ach mijn lieffie... , vertrek van Schiphol Peeling potatoes/Piepers jassen! Sycamorestreet The final check!
Fia en Marjan Fia is starting her diary Start from the Sycamore St. Somerville, Massachusetts Aad
Aad Eight miles to Amsterdam
Enjoying the American hospitality Fort Stanwix, Rome, NY
One of the many logtrucks Another puncture, Wolvers! Mart Versluys, Aad Wolvers  en Fia van Rijn Mart Versluys, Aad Wolvers  and  Fia van Rijn with June Haskell
Bike troubles Niagara Falls 24 hour restaurant in Buffalo
That's the result! Heading for the top Portland, start of the  Bikecentennialtrail Getting ready! Just met up with Marion
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