1976 survivors   


 

      Did you know that during the 12 days of riding,  riders accumulated over 17,365 total  miles and the average miles ridden per rider was 668?  The youngest rider was 16 and the oldest rider was 68, with 32 being the average age.  There were 8 riders who fell, one breaking an arm while another broke both.  Another rider chipped an elbow and another chipped a hip bone.  A total of 6 riders were taken to the hospital.  Incidentally, the bicycles suffered some damage too.  There were 25 tires rewired or replaced, 60 broken spokes, 6 broken pedals, 10 loose cranks and 5 other miscellaneous breaks! 

 

Survivor

City/State

Bicycle

Miles

Jamie Woodward Ann Arbor, Michigan 52" Replica Eagle 700
Mark Manders Taylor, Michigan 48" Singer 700
Jim Oller Tiffin, Ohio 54" BSA 700
Bill Miller, Jr. Ann Arbor, Michigan 51" Columbia Light Roadster 700
John Vanderpoel Concord, Massachusetts 54" Rudge 700
Al Otter New Boston, Michigan 54" Expert Columbia 700
Bob Gerling Streator, Illinois 54" Rudge 700
Paul Grimshaw Detroit, Michigan 58" Reproduction 700
Kyle Carter Etno Green, Indiana 56" Kennedy Reproduction 700
Ed Haigler Wyncote, Pennsylvania 56" Expert Columbia 700
Martin Potts Altamont, Illinois 55" New Mail 700
Gail Mercer Akron, Ohio 48" Gormully & Jeffery 700
Dale Stockman Argos, Indiana 52" Kennedy Reproduction 700
Dave Gray Doylestown, Pennsylvania 50" Columbia 700
Rex Little Mansfield, Ohio 52" New Mail 700
Tom Edfors Cambridge, Wisconsin 54" New Rapid 700
Mark Mittag Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin 54" Victor 700
Richard Porath New Boston, Michigan 53" Bayliss Thomas 675
John Niemann New Boston, Michigan 55" New Mail 640
Jerry Grulkey San Pablo, California 55" Singer 640
Linda Otter New Boston, Michigan 51" Columbia Light Roadster 640
Terry Thomas Bourbon, Indiana 52" Victor 640
Jeff Keegan Warsaw, Indiana 54" Kennedy Reproduction 640
Harold Swihart Bourbon, Indiana 54" Kennedy Reproduction 580
Mark Niemann New Boston, Michigan 54" Reproduction 550
Jim Thompson Carmel Valley, California 52" Rudge 460
   

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