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Old 09-26-19, 04:53 PM
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I rode just 2 miles to work.
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Stopped to talk to the workers finishing the bay trail through Albany and asked, "How much longer do you have to go?" The reply was that he expected to have a full life...
New pier almost finished. Also a large pile of bridge girders . It will be interesting to see how they use them.
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Originally Posted by deux jambes
I rode up a hill today.

Spencers Butte?
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I have spent the summer wrenching rather than ridding, I did get 5 bikes sold, have a 6th on CL and thinned out the herd but I am bit melancholy about the lack of rides. I am fortunate to live about a mile from the Puget sound where I can do flat rides with awesome views so for the last 3 days I have been doing short rides on a partially rebuilt clunker challenge Trek 520.



Day 1 looking North East


Day 2 Looking North west


Day 3 looking due west
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Old 09-27-19, 04:10 PM
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Originally Posted by jreeves
Jeez, you guys live in such picturesque places! I have scenic envy!
Ditto that!
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Went for an afternoon ride today instead of my usual 5:30 AM start.
National Weather Service said 13 mph south wind with gusts of 26. Temp of 91, so a change in conditions.


Part of my route is on a bike trail along Richland Creek. I'm in the drops working hard when I see a ground hog out of the corner of my left eye. It is moving full speed for the creek and hits my front tire/wheel at an angle. Scoots the front end over a little, my left foot taps him on the head at the bottom of my pedal stoke, and I'm past him and upright. Crazy and no harm to me or Mr. Hog as far as I could tell.

No pictures cause he wasn't hanging around.
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Not today, but this weekend through Tuesday my wife and I will be on Cape Cod. If anyone’s around and fancies a ride, let me know!
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This morning, I went for a quick 13.65 mile ride down to the James River here in Richmond, Virginia and back home. My God, is the river low! Exposed rocks all over the place as the river is about 5' down from it's normal level (We seriously need rain!!)

Sorry, no photo of my beloved '85 Fuji Del Rey (I was on it at the time), but I took a quick photo from the Huguenot Bridge, looking upstream at the river.
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Rosarito to Ensenada 50 mile ride today.

Save water...drink beer.




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Originally Posted by malcala622
Rosarito to Ensenada 50 mile ride today.

Save water...drink beer.
Wow. I did that ride back in 1989 on a Diamond Back Apex mountain bike with road tires. What a great time! Thanks for bringing back some fondmemories.

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Today:





A week ago:









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Old 09-29-19, 08:31 AM
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Got mobile today to kick off yearly bike challenge going on at my work through the wellness group. 100 miles in 4 weeks. Figured it was a good time to break these gloves.
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View of Lake Erie.
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Some nice early fall riding between Fairplay and Alma on the back roads. The Aspens have just and there is still a lot of green left so there is a lot of colour.



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Met up with Law @3speedslow in my old hometown of Jacksonville for the City to Sea ride to Hammocks Beach State Park in Swansboro. A really nice free event where they feed you at the end and have some give-aways. Co sponsored by the county rec department and Jax's oldest bike shop.
My newest old bike now with yellow tires and Law's cool orange '77 singlespeed Le Tour.

Law with the wife of the bike shop owner

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Originally Posted by zukahn1
Some nice early fall riding between Fairplay and Alma on the back roads. The Aspens have just and there is still a lot of green left so there is a lot of colour.



Loving those big skies - wonderful. Thanks for sharing.
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Wife of a bike shop owner, eh? Good thinking, @3speedslow, good thinking!
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Mrs non-fixie and I are riding around Tuscany this week, "training" for L'Eroica.

Love this area, the Crete Sinesi. Rougher than the Chianti, but very beautiful.





Lots of strade bianchi, of course. Sometimes I wished Giancarlo Brocci had taken up stamp collecting instead ...



Came upon a familiar location too. This morning:



September '17:

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Just a ride up to the Botanic Garden. Was a bit foggy though:



This spider web was just outside the BG. Neat how the dew highlights something which would normally be all but invisible.



Another spider web, though back at home:



On the way back I also noticed this junior-sized Gitane. It was in a shop window next door to the Alliance Rowing Club of Illinois, so my guess is that it's somehow related to Ron Boi at RRB Cycles. (He's been big into rowing for years.)



The rear derailleur is unfamiliar to me, but the hi/lo limit adjusters are somewhat reminiscent of the Simplex Juy 61 and Raid Export 32, so maybe some low-end Simplex?

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Thanks! This oneís a lot of fun. Pleasantly surprised at being able to cram in 32s.
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Originally Posted by ryansu
Spencers Butte?
Skinner Butte actually. Willamette flows right by it at the north side of its base. Spencerís is almost dead center in the photo however, looking south.

While Skinner Butte is a much smaller piece of topography, Iím fairly certain itís only accessible by foot or rugged mountain bike.
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Originally Posted by smontanaro

This spider web was just outside the BG. Neat how the dew highlights something which would normally be all but invisible.



Another spider web, though back at home:


Nice photos (all of them) I had some web gems too from Sunday's ride...I didn't notice them at the time
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While the fall colors in the PNW might be muted in comparison to other areas of the country it is still beautiful in itís own way. I rode the trail from my house up to Snoqualmie Pass to check out our 1st snowfall of the season. I took my time, snapped a few pictures and savored what may be one of the last nice riding days this year.


Boxley Creek by NBend, on Flickr


P1010565 by NBend, on Flickr


Color along the trail by NBend, on Flickr


Lighting by NBend, on Flickr


View looking south by NBend, on Flickr


I90 looking North by NBend, on Flickr


Western Portal by NBend, on Flickr


Almost home riding on a soft bed of maple leaves by NBend, on Flickr

Yesterday marked 1 year since a crash put me out of action for 4 months. There are times when it still affects me. I deal with fear and confidence issues while descending on the bike and there's always some pain in my shoulder but really, but it's nothing to complain about.
Iíve come a long ways since then and had a really good year on my bike.
I had lots of time to reflect on that on the ride home today.


Self portrait by NBend, on Flickr
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The 60 degree high temps make for great afternoon rides.
An SP frame, 28mm supple tires and blue sky are mahhvelous.


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First test ride on a new project.
Bought the crankset and the seller wanted the entire bike gone for only a few dollars more = such a deal.

Not 100% sure the 55.5 top tube on a 62cm seat tube will work for me.
Even with a 14cm stem, which I have judged to be the longer than optimal, it's still a little tight in the cockpit.


Mid-range Frejus. I need to learn about the brand.
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