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Old 03-29-21, 03:58 PM
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While I was in Yuma, I did have a variety of opportunities for sunset photos. I think my favorites were those that I took during my first flight in the back seat of our trainer jets... the TA-4 Skyhawk. So scenic and so much fun! ... other than the issue of air sickness..


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Love the Skyhawk! I was in San Diego between 74 to 78, VC-7. We were Top Gun's sister squadron, next to them in the hanger. I was in Yuma a couple of times for detachments. Not sure why.

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Old 04-17-21, 02:04 PM
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20 miles on Signal. Perfect day



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Old 04-17-21, 03:10 PM
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In front of Agnes Jamieson Gallery in Minden, Ontario. Don't know I'd ride a fixie on the hills they have there.

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Old 04-20-21, 06:03 PM
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This guy was heading home with a flatie he caught while plugging for stripers. In bike terms, that's like going to buy a Fuji and coming home with a Bruce Gordan...
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Old 04-26-21, 01:56 PM
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the flowering trees are all in peak form in this area! I wish I could say the same for my own form!
Here are a few shots of Detweiller park from today's ride. Apologies for the crappy phone camera.

a shot of frame that Gordon Borthwick built for me in 1989. The parts are a weird assortment of stuff, but mostly good stuff.


in this shot, you can see that I clearly have no respect for the law.


and a wider shot, showing the glory of spring!


What the photos don't show is that the wind was blowing at 20 to 40mph out of the south. Nice and warm, but annoying enough to send me to seek shelter in the hills of the river bluffs.

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Old 04-27-21, 06:03 AM
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Old 04-27-21, 07:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Jmpierce View Post
Love the Skyhawk! I was in San Diego between 74 to 78, VC-7. We were Top Gun's sister squadron, next to them in the hanger. I was in Yuma a couple of times for detachments. Not sure why.

Sorry off topic...

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In front of Agnes Jamieson Gallery in Minden, Ontario. Don't know I'd ride a fixie on the hills they have there.

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No idea what this means, no reference on the interwebs, maybe just someone's street art?

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Old 04-28-21, 01:55 PM
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Old 04-28-21, 04:21 PM
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Water marks, reminders that things could be a whole hell of a lot worse.
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Old 04-29-21, 07:43 AM
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Water marks, reminders that things could be a whole hell of a lot worse.
I spent a month that summer cleaning up the flood debris from Agnes..I think the going labor rate was$10 an hour..for a 15 year old kid that was BIG $$$! My cousin & I were helping to clean out a house and found a Luger pistol and a quart mason jar full of quarters buried in the mud and gunk..we gave them to the homeowner,who let us keep the quarters!
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Old 04-29-21, 10:28 AM
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Originally Posted by mtbikerjohn View Post
I spent a month that summer cleaning up the flood debris from Agnes..I think the going labor rate was$10 an hour..for a 15 year old kid that was BIG $$$! My cousin & I were helping to clean out a house and found a Luger pistol and a quart mason jar full of quarters buried in the mud and gunk..we gave them to the homeowner,who let us keep the quarters!
Big money for the time indeed, but I don't envy that job.
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Old 04-29-21, 11:19 AM
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Big money for the time indeed, but I don't envy that job.
Dirty work,indeed! I had to get a tetanus shot before I went up there to work. But,it was all good as I got to hang with my cousins who I hadn't seen for a few years. I bought my first real stereo with the money I saved up that summer..John
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Old 05-01-21, 10:30 AM
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^ I never sausage a vehicle.
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^ I never sausage a vehicle.
Frankly, there's nothing else like it.
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Old 05-01-21, 07:20 PM
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This guy was heading home with a flatie he caught while plugging for stripers. In bike terms, that's like going to buy a Fuji and coming home with a Bruce Gordan...
My wife is has "flounder-phobia" - she won't wade is waters where they are.
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My wife is has "flounder-phobia" - she won't wade is waters where they are.
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Old 05-02-21, 08:02 AM
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Old 05-09-21, 07:00 PM
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I Like Turtles

Found this turtle (tortoise?) and flag separately in the same general area today and had to compose this picture. I feel he really was faster than me today. I'm blaming headwinds both ways.


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Old 05-09-21, 08:27 PM
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Found this turtle (tortoise?) and flag in the same area today and had to compose this picture. I feel he really was faster than me today. I'm blaming headwinds both ways.

this just seems too much of a coincidence.
If it wasn't staged, I can only assume that the hare has already won the race and all of the spectators went home hours ago.
The Bianchi is lovely though!

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Old 05-10-21, 03:14 AM
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this just seems too much of a coincidence.
If it wasn't staged, I can only assume that the hare has already won the race and all of the spectators went home hours ago.
The Bianchi is lovely though!

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Oh, it WAS staged; I found that flag elsewhere in the same area, not as in the picture! Thanks for the compliment on the bike!
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I hope to snap a picture: Four days in the last week, I've ridden the same route, and each time, there was a lone twig standing up at the edge of the road, and on that twig there has been a red-winged blackbird. What are the chances? I suppose he really likes that spot for whatever reason.
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Ghost bike on the Schuykill River Trail. Been there a couple of months. RIP Wilson. Holding up very well in the weather.


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