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Old 06-23-22, 09:06 PM
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Gitane on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge



LOOK on small bridge by the SF Bay Trail



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Speedwell on small bridge in Tilden Park, Berkeley


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Bridge over the San Joaquin River below Friant Dam. The bridge was built in 1952. In the background are the remains of the North Fork Road Bridge that was built in 1906 and collapsed in floodwaters in 1951. My dad always claimed he drove over it the same day it fell.

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Gitane on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge


There's our winner!

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Rt. 92 Falls Veterans Memorial Bridge, Falls, PA
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Austro Daimler on a bridge over a creek

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My purple Trek 1220 photo from todays ride, the black bike is a Univega Nuovo Touring I used for the clunker challange this year and the blue bike is a Univega 5 speed that was sold this spring. The bridge is over the Pine river in Midland Michigan.


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Old 06-24-22, 07:53 PM
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My Cimarron on the Hennepin Canal tow path, before I did the drop bar conversion. This bridge is crossing the canal.

Interesting ride, last time I was on the canal tow path, the walls were collapsing due to lack of maintenance. History is being lost here.

Canal tow path gores from Bureau, Illinois to Moline, Illinois.

Mine could be the cheapest bike in this thread, bought at a garage sale for $15. Since then, I have done a fair amount of upgrades to this bike.


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I was impressed with the cycle path on Fort Worth's 7th Street Bridge



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Dallas Mockingbird Bike Bridge, just after the grand opening

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Foldies do NorthEast Texas Trail, east of Paris

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Waiting on this one to get finished




What it's going to be like, so they say (my shot is from about the 1:32 mark):

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Pardon the seat angle on the counterfeit Confente, and incorrect or missing bar tape on the blue Cinelli and the Wizard.... Most of these were taken on shakedown rides...

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Found a bridge photo to add to this amazing collection.
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While riding the 720 I got a flat out in the middle of nowhere and had to walk my bike back a gazillion miles. I went back the next day and rode the same stretch on my Miyata, just to show the trail who's boss. Took pix at the same bridge- but opposite ends, on consecutive days. On the Miyata picture- you can see a tree down across the trail- it wasn't like that the day before.

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September 2017: 1966 Schwinn Super Sport on Footbridge across irrigation ditch South of Downtown Stayton Oregon.

Foot bridge to Nature Trail, Stayton Oregon

Modified 1966 Schwinn Super Sport
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Lugged steel? As a matter of fact, yes! 1984 Dahon Classic III on the Canadian Covered Wagon Bridge (the wagons being covered, not the bridge)



pannier.cc rule no. 57: bag sag is a punishable offence

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291 meters (955') above the Arkansas River

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Originally Posted by bibliobob






Pardon the seat angle on the counterfeit Confente, and incorrect or missing bar tape on the blue Cinelli and the Wizard.... Most of these were taken on shakedown rides...
Wow, just wow.
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Was thinking of this thread while I was out finishing the clunker challenge today. They certainly didn't skimp on material when they built bridges on the Roanoke River Greenway.


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Forth Bridge - Scotland
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Originally Posted by Deal4Fuji
With all the orange and white barrels, this could pass for Oklahoma. I don't think there is a road in the state without one.
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World War 1 memorial bridge built in the mid 20s. A modern bridge has bypassed it, but the original remains and is still used for vehicle traffic. This picture is from a nice multi-use path below it from a ride this morning.


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Albert Bridge, London
Built 1873: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Bridge,_London
Battersea Park is right next to it and I regularly cycle round that a few times while trying not to kill pedestrians.





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