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Old 06-19-13, 08:10 AM   #376
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Last weekend on Wolfe Island, Ontario.
Interesting that you were able to get a shot without a wind turbine in it! I'll riding on Amherst Island, next door to Wolfe, this weekend.
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Interesting that you were able to get a shot without a wind turbine in it! I'll riding on Amherst Island, next door to Wolfe, this weekend.
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Old 06-19-13, 02:35 PM   #380
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Try this one

Here's my Wolfe Island shot - a lot of the Amherst folks are fighting to keep the turbines off their island.

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Old 06-20-13, 06:04 PM   #382
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Doesn't look so bad. Is that a power plant? Where you work?

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Old 06-20-13, 06:25 PM   #383
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Yea, it is a power generation plant. They're in the midst of converting it from sea-water cooling to a closed cooling system to comply with new regulations. You can see the previous smokestacks behind the new ones in front there. I think it's almost operational now.

I don't work there, but I think there is a certain functional beauty in those generation plants.
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I've been wanting to ride the Virginia Creeper Trail and finally got the chance this past weekend.


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Old 06-24-13, 09:47 AM   #385
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I love the view from that bridge.

As to the previous post: Techno-grunge has a beauty all it's own, when you learn to appreciate the look of rusted steel, escaping steam, chipped concrete, and industrial lighting. It's interesting to sit on my roof and view the local Refineries at night, between the high-pressure sodium lighting, the occasional mercury lighting, and the light from the exhaust burn-offs...

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Old 06-24-13, 06:06 PM   #386
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Not a great photo, or great scenery, but I usually ride here to avoid the pickups. It's the "towpath" along the canal which sometimes carries the waters of the Pecos, when the Pecos has water in this stretch. The natural channel is about half a mile away...
...hmmm I dunno: "Not ... great scenery"? It's nice to me. Although the mountain vistas are undeniably spectacular (and I'd go there in a second), I really like the southwest big skies and open land. Besides, there are mountains in NM, TX, AZ... :-) And speaking of the Pecos, there's usually water in it down 'round the Sheffield, TX area when I go through.
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Near Pendleton, IN. Supposed to be part of a MUP of some sort someday.

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Old 06-25-13, 03:23 PM   #389
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After working a rest stop on the Starlight Spectacular Bike Ride for the last 5 years we decided to actually ride it! The Ride thru the Garden of Gods at night, with "NO external lights" was kinda spooky! The event was FUN but some of the "riders" were a bit insane about passing on both sides and racing in the dark! Those 2AM Pancakes sure tasted great, got home about 3:30AM. Sunday morning! The photo is my wife at the start line.
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Old 06-26-13, 03:09 AM   #390
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Near the top of Matsuhime at 4:00am, about 40 km into a 210 km / 4,675 m climbing bike ride near Tokyo with two friends of mine:

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^^this is a fabulous picture.
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I do try to keep my macro shots in focus, but sometimes when you are hand holding you get oddball pics like this!

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Lol ... did you try it? Years ago, I wandered into a shop that specialized in hot sauce. Some of the products were so hot, you needed to sign a waiver to buy them. Probably some kind of marketing gimmick. High on the Scoville scale, baby.

Here's one from yesterday. Warmer days are ahead!

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My wife and I spent some days with my son and his girlfriend at the inlaws cabin in Sweden; I rode down (180 k in some rain and a strong headwind). Had a really nice ride during the stay but chose to drive home since the wind turned completely. Sunsets are often nice down there.

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Keeping with the industrial photo theme, my ride this morning took me past one of the first Superfund sites. http://des.nh.gov/organization/divis...ies/gilson.htm
Not much to see, but the sad, run down look of the monitoring buildings always strikes me as appropriate.

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From Friday's ride (right click and choose view image for full size):


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Beautiful! Wild mustard? Canola?
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Beautiful! Wild mustard? Canola?
No idea, but definitely some common wildflower.
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