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Old 11-29-20, 11:23 AM
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Old 11-29-20, 06:35 PM
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So WHERE is this? Would it have too much a bother to put a comment to your post?!!!
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Old 11-29-20, 07:34 PM
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Originally Posted by jjankie View Post
So WHERE is this? Would it have too much a bother to put a comment to your post?!!!
Dude, please stop. Please? Stop. Thank you

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Old 11-29-20, 07:40 PM
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Originally Posted by jjankie View Post
So WHERE is this? Would it have too much a bother to put a comment to your post?!!!
Well, I'll take the high road with my response and simply say Lewisville, Texas USA.

Now, feel free to unbunch your knickers.

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Old 11-30-20, 05:26 AM
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One of my favourite bits of coast road. 'Valley of Rocks' on north coast of SW UK.
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Originally Posted by camjr View Post
Well, I'll take the high road with my response and simply say Lewisville, Texas USA.

Now, feel free to unbunch your knickers.
Thanks! I was quite fine, just wanted to know where you were.
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Old 12-06-20, 03:45 AM
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East of Brussels





Moskesstraat, short, mean and picturesque cobble climb that will be part of the road World Championships in Leuven next year.
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Old 12-06-20, 10:04 AM
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^ Those views are simply wonderful @CMAW thanks for sharing your part of the world with us
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Old 12-06-20, 10:43 AM
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^ Those views are simply wonderful @CMAW thanks for sharing your part of the world with us
Much appreciated, @northbend. I'm fortunate to live in a big city (wouldn't like to miss that)... that I can leave behind on my bike in 30 minutes tops — wouldn't like to miss that either.
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Old 12-10-20, 10:05 PM
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The Snoqualmie River Road near Carnation today.
Where my Woodrup took me today by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr
The Fog, Low Clouds made it feel like I was riding thru a watercolor painting.
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Old 12-11-20, 12:00 AM
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From a ride out in the Snohomish Valley in a warmer season

From another ride in the Valley in a wet season.

Somewhere out in Weyerhaeuser land near Index, Wa. A very memorable ride.
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Old 12-15-20, 04:07 AM
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Autumnal leaves = greasy corner!

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Pardon the modern fat bike, but this is one of the better gravel road pictures I've taken lately. This is from a few months ago in the northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

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Twin Cities, MN
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Old 12-16-20, 04:31 AM
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I'm enjoying this thread, it's helping with motivation while stuck at my desk, will post more in the hope that I can do likewise for others :-)



Racing the dying light with 40km still to go...

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Old 12-16-20, 04:52 AM
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Twin Cities, MN
fred waring?
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Old 12-16-20, 05:55 AM
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Somewhere between Selma and Uniontown, Alabama. A little ways beyond here, the road started to get really bad.
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Old 12-16-20, 07:49 AM
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fred waring?
Frank Sinatra. Good guess though.
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Old 12-16-20, 09:59 AM
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That's a kinda nutty looking bridge- I keep thinking you'd be on the lookout for Cactus Jack to be standing on the top, lookin' to drop an elbow and win the cage match.
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That looks like part of the Magical Mystery Tour route, no?

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North Trask route, "The Slalom"

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Morgan Territory Road, back side of Mount Diablo, California
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That looks like part of the Magical Mystery Tour route, no?
Yes, that's what I call the "Hairpin from Hell" - you can get some good speed coming down the hill towards it!

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North Trask route, "The Slalom"
Like a bad carnival booth game. "Test Your Grip Strength"
Your prize is not dying.
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Morgan Territory Road, back side of Mount Diablo, California
Brings back memories of a steep, hard ride. The descent into Livermore on the other side is great payback. On a clear day you can see the Sierras past the Central Valley on your left, Coastal Range in the distance on your right.
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