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Old 05-14-11, 10:21 PM   #1
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Show us a map of your commute

Borrowing a great idea from the C&V forum...... Show us a map of your commute.

Here's mine. 11 miles one way from Fort Hunt, VA to Arlington, VA.


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Old 05-14-11, 10:33 PM   #2
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Is that mapquest?
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Old 05-14-11, 11:21 PM   #3
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Old 05-15-11, 05:02 AM   #4
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That must be a beautiful ride. Very scenic. Mine is just full of 4-5 lane 35-45mph roads.
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Old 05-15-11, 05:37 AM   #5
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I agree with cyclist5 look at all the greenery on that map. Mine has NO greenery! LOL. I was going to put my map up until I realized isn't this telling people where you live?
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what program or website is that?
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I was going to put my map up until I realized isn't this telling people where you live?
You could always trim the first (and last) 1/2 mile or so to obfuscate your home and work addresses.
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Old 05-15-11, 08:22 AM   #8
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I like to use this program for those asking which website it is
http://www.bikemap.net/
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A mere 1.25 miles, almost no traffic, but I do see bears fairly often...that keeps you on your toes.

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Old 05-15-11, 11:56 AM   #11
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I envy some of you. My commute is 7-8 miles all urban, dirty, stinky, horrible pavement, lots of traffic. I see dead squirrels often...
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Old 05-15-11, 12:11 PM   #12
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I wanted to add that until I started commuting I had no idea that bunnies lived near the railroad tracks. I can see their point. Behind 8 ft fences and plenty of grass and hiding places. One day someone left a basket full of carrots for them.
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You could always trim the first (and last) 1/2 mile or so to obfuscate your home and work addresses.
Or you could entirely make up a route, based on a location you would like to commute from

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I agree with cyclist5 look at all the greenery on that map. Mine has NO greenery! LOL. I was going to put my map up until I realized isn't this telling people where you live?
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Obfuscated my starting point, but this is basically it.

http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/34423204
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Old 05-15-11, 03:32 PM   #16
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Taken my ride off. Lets just say its boring with no tree except near the RR where I get to see bunnies every morning. They are so cute. Cotton tails. I do get to see the sun rise though and its breath taking.

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I'm going to stalk all of you now.
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LOL Oh NO!!! I live in the park , come any time
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I did that, and I have nothing to show...
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I envy your commute.
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Well, I picked living arraignments with commute ease as a big factor.
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Here's mine, less than 4 miles and totally flat. Sometimes I head east for a loop through a couple of parks and push up the hills.

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