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Old 06-03-09, 12:50 PM   #1
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Empty road ahead photos

icyclist posted the following photo here that shows an empty road ahead, taken on the road. I think it's an amazing photo, and would love to see more that others have taken. I understand that not all shots can be car free, but without another bike in view, it's kind of like just being out there.

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icyclist posted the following photo here that shows an empty road ahead, taken on the road. I think it's an amazing photo, and would love to see more that others have taken. I understand that not all shots can be car free, but without another bike in view, it's kind of like just being out there.

Awsome photo...
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This past weekend at Mt Greylock, MA.
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Wow - all good photos. Where are they all? (UMD - I'm guessing the Sierra Nevada Mountains: Whitney Portal Rd., and "old" 395 out of Bishop?).
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A lot of my photos don't have vehicles in them. I'd have to sit around and wait for vehicles to show up.

I think this is my favorite one ... I took it on Hwy 11 near where I live.
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A lot of my photos don't have vehicles in them. I'd have to sit around and wait for vehicles to show up.

I think this is my favorite one ... I took it on Hwy 11 near where I live.
Highway 11 is a fabulous road, breath taking scenery, low traffic, smooth pavement, wide shoulders...
Heres one heading back to the lake from the other direction.


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Wow, lots of very nice pics!
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Man I miss those Upstate NY roads.
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Highway 11 is a fabulous road, breath taking scenery, low traffic, smooth pavement, wide shoulders...
Heres one heading back to the lake from the other direction.

With Mt Michener in the background.
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Please put locations on these wonderful pix. Thanks!
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Please put locations on these wonderful pix. Thanks!

Highway 11 (west) in Central Alberta ... it meets up with the Icefield Parkway at its west end.

Here's my Highway 11 Collection:
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Some great pics in this thread.

Near the summit on i-90:


On Vantage highway, east of Ellensburg: (Rainier is back there in the distance)


From eastern WA:


A silly beetle in the open road:
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Can't see very far, but it went on like that for hours. Somewhere in Denmark.
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