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Old 04-06-22, 01:12 AM
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Winding Road

Not my photo but very apropos...



Drillium Dude Where is the place that you pictured above? I'm sure I've been there but I can't place it. El Paso? NM? AZ? SoCal?

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Originally Posted by verktyg

Drillium Dude Where is the place that you pictured above? I'm sure I've been there but I can't place it. El Paso? NM? AZ? SoCal?
AZ - the road leading to White Tank Mountains Regional Park.

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Mountain Road

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AZ - the road leading to White Tank Mountains Regional Park.

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Thanks... I was doing some consulting with and for a company over in Tempe from the late 90's until the early 2000's. I remember passing by and seeing those towers on the top of the hill. Maybe from I-10?

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Originally Posted by verktyg
Not my photo but very apropos...



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Yellowstone Park roads will remain free of vehicle traffic until the middle of this month. Here's a nice "empty road" shot from a couple of weeks ago just after the roads opened up fro bikes. Heading back tomorrow for another ride with my wife before the weather turns cold and blustery through next week.
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Roads are still closed to vehicles in Yellowstone and I took this shot yesterday, with this thread in mind, of my wife on my favorite road structure in the Park. Locally called “Cantilever Bridge”, if there has to be a road there, this curved and semi-cantilevered bridge structure elegantly traverses it’s way around the rock face. I think it won an engineering award as well.

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Iíve been meaning to add some recent pictures here. Seems fitting to follow @majmt with the first few.

He is right! Yellowstone for a brief time each spring is the motherlode of beautiful empty roads. West Yellowstone to Mammoth Hot Springs.

Open road poetry by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr

Open Road Poetry 2 by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr

A decent thru a rock garden by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr

Open Road Poetry 3 by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr

Open Road Poetry 4 by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr

Open Road Poetry 7 by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr

Open Road Poetry 8 by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr
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Now for some, more local to where I live.

Riding up Cayuse Pass before it was opened to car traffic at the end of May...

lower angle shot by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr

Tunnel of snow by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr



Looking back at the climb up Cayuse by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr

A peek a boo view of Rainier by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr

The Old Snoqualmie Pass Road

Heading down the Old Snoqualmie Pass Rd by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr

Still a little rough down by Denny Creek by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr

Denny Creek Road by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr

The Middle Fork Road, just east of North Bend, Wa.

531 Day ride 3 by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr

Snoqualmie Valley Trail

Behind bars in the Snoqualmie Valley by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr

The Iron Horse (Palouse to Cascades) Trail

Another day another ride by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr
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Loved your photos Matthew! And that Woodrup is gorgeous. I wasn't aware of the brand so I went to their website and wow, what a cool company. Long live lugs!
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Nice, one of those multitools that have a chainsaw attached to it.
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Originally Posted by CMAW
Nice, one of those multitools that have a chainsaw attached to it.
And yet still probably missing the particular allen wrench size needed when something happens on the road...
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Climate is f*cked up but the woods are nice now, spring and fall at the same time.


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^^^ I stole 50 copies of that second one, CMAW - hope you don't mind

Seriously awesome couple of shots.

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^^^ I stole 50 copies of that second one, CMAW - hope you don't mind

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For reference, these were taken in Hallerbos, about 15 miles south of Brussels.
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Originally Posted by CMAW

For reference, these were taken in Hallerbos, about 15 miles south of Brussels.
That second image is lovely. Tilt/shift? The trees are straight!
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Tilt/shift? The trees are straight!
Just a phone pic, no tweaking except straightening the horizon line.
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a shot from the MUP going north from Alton, IL along Rt 100 and the Mississippi river.
No traffic, other than a barge.



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