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Old 01-16-21, 09:21 PM
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[size=13px]Tilikum Crossing portland Oregon sometimes over 1 million bikes a year over it. that and light rail and busses no cars.[/size]



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Old 01-16-21, 09:24 PM
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Mt hood this pic could only be taken because of the pandemic.



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Old 01-16-21, 09:26 PM
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Mt hood from the Springwater Corridor bike path.

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Old 01-17-21, 04:14 PM
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On the Banks-Vernonia trial (Oregon)



Columbia River Gorge (Oregon)



Dropping into Alamogordo and the White Sands National Park (New Mexico)



Heading towards the Trinity Test Site near the town of Oscuro (New Mexico)



Palouse-Cascades Trail, west of Snoqualmie Pass, (Washington)
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Old 01-19-21, 03:27 PM
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Wow, this is a great thread. So many beautiful roads! Here are some that I've ridden around MA/NH/VT/NY:

NYS Catskills:








Western MA:




NH:




Vermont:

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Old 01-20-21, 09:46 AM
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Cino 2019 Kalispell to Hot Springs Montana

Cino 2019: Follow the leaders

Cino 2019: Miles to go

East of Sublimity Oregon August 2019

August 2019 Cino training ride, East of Salem Oregon

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Old 01-20-21, 10:00 AM
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Old 01-20-21, 11:24 PM
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lilac road northwest of valley center, ca.


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Old 01-21-21, 09:08 AM
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Here are a few more from NYS, outside Albany in the foothills of the Catskills:






And a few more from the Berkshires in western MA:









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Old 02-03-21, 09:31 PM
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It was a beautiful day here in the Coachella Valley.

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some empty road on the way to the Oregon zoo.


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Old 02-04-21, 02:53 AM
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Somehow the camera never seems to capture the gradient, this is well over 20% probably closer to 25% and is a wicked descent with a couple of tight turns at the bottom, doubly exciting when you meet a tractor coming the other way!

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Old 03-05-21, 04:12 PM
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Originally Posted by amedias View Post
Somehow the camera never seems to capture the gradient, this is well over 20% probably closer to 25% and is a wicked descent with a couple of tight turns at the bottom, doubly exciting when you meet a tractor coming the other way!
Grades always look flatter from the top and steeper from the bottom. Beautiful countryside!
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Marshall Petaluma Road in west Marin County, California.



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some hill tops in nz



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pics around portland or. one of Mt hood in the background on the Springwater Corridor. a 20+% grade hill.




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Old 03-06-21, 04:36 AM
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Officially called Mill Road, unofficially dubbed the Cow Poo Path, because of, well, you know. Not much of an issue this time of year, though.

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Old 03-14-21, 10:38 PM
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The snow is beginning to retreat from the Iron Horse Trail east of North Bend. It's not a quick progression though. 20 miles east of this spot the snowpack is nearly 8 ft deep on the other side of the Hyak Tunnel.
Iron Horse Trail by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr
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The snow is beginning to retreat from the Iron Horse Trail east of North Bend. It's not a quick progression though. 20 miles east of this spot the snowpack is nearly 8 ft deep on the other side of the Hyak Tunnel.
Iron Horse Trail by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr
I am soooo looking forward to getting on that trail again
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Plug streets in south west Flanders




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@CMAW ,
Beautiful! Are there many kilometers of those "plug streets?"
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Beautiful! Are there many kilometers of those "plug streets?"
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Not really, in fact, first time I've heard of these was a few years ago when plug streets made their appearance in the Ghent-Wevelgem Classic. A respectful nod to WWI victims on the one hand and an opportunistic one to the popularity of strade bianche on the other. In this part of the country, at least in my experience, when you go off-road you're most likely to end up in mud up to your knees. By the way, plug street is an English corruption of Ploegsteert, a small village on the Belgian linguistic frontier, sadly also final resting place of the golden boy of Belgian cycling from a few decades back.

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Southern Middle Tennessee ride.


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Judging from day after soreness, some pretty mean cobble stretches on the road to Liège.





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20% + grade road. in a really rich area with some really impressive houses.
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