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Old 03-12-12, 11:44 AM
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Show us pictures of your bike next to bodies of water...

This has been a popular thread in the road forum, and one that serves a few different purposes. It lets you show off your bike, eye other peoples' rides. And this is a great excuse to show off your scenery, too.

If you don't have any pictures of your bike next to a body of water (river, lake, ocean, whatever), you'll have to bring your camera for a scenic bike ride.

Please tell us where the photos are from.
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Old 03-12-12, 11:45 AM
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Point Defiance, Tacoma.



The Colvos Passage, between Vashon Island and the Kitsap Peninsula, from Point Defiance.

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A fender on a cervelo! Well, I never.

I blew it - I took a picture of the beach Saturday but left my bike out of it. I'll be smarter next time.
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Here's a few taken around the seaside of Athens, Greece...

My current bike at the Olympic Venue port in Faliron.


...same as above but taken during the evening.


Again my bike (foreground) with a buddy's 8-speed taken at Kavouri beach.


...same as above but from a different angle.


...and the closeups! lol



I have ton's more pics but I think these are enough for now!


Addition: Here's a nice shot taken during the weekend... btw, I'm the guy in the right!

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Dude...I live in western kansas No pics for me. Maybe a wheat field?

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Sounds like a ride to Horse Thief Reservoir or Wilson Lake is in order, then. And this thread has officially forced motivation onto its first victim. Muwahahahaha!

I think I camped at Wilson Lake on a cross country road trip once. Or maybe it was Cedar Bluff Reservoir? It had seagulls!
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Originally Posted by Seattle Forrest View Post
Sounds like a ride to Horse Thief Reservoir or Wilson Lake is in order, then. And this thread has officially forced motivation onto its first victim. Muwahahahaha!

I think I camped at Wilson Lake on a cross country road trip once. Or maybe it was Cedar Bluff Reservoir? It had seagulls!
i can take one next to a bucket of water does that count?
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Near the Bixby bridge in the Big Sur area on the California coast:
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Funny but we ride to the beach jsut about every weekend but I don't take pics of my bike and the water. I'll have to remember next time.

So for now, a pic of the MTB up near a heli port refill spot at Bonelli Park.

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Originally Posted by Seattle Forrest View Post
Sounds like a ride to Horse Thief Reservoir or Wilson Lake is in order, then. And this thread has officially forced motivation onto its first victim. Muwahahahaha!

I think I camped at Wilson Lake on a cross country road trip once. Or maybe it was Cedar Bluff Reservoir? It had seagulls!
Wilson, Cedar Bluff and Horse Thief would be a haul. I guess a trip to Scott Lake is in order http://www.kdwpt.state.ks.us/news/St...ocations/Scott
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End of January Beach Tour. The Allegro looking over Delaware Bay from North Cape May NJ; the Piccolo at Chincoteague Island and at the Wisconsin in Norfolk.
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The human body is mostly water.





Brooklyn Bridge over the East River:


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Neat idea! Here are a few:



Bike Friday Tikit, in front of the Cove, Sullivan's Island, SC



Bike Friday New World Tourist, in front of the Marne River, Noisiel, France



Surly Long Haul Trucker in front of the Deerfield River, Shelburne Falls, MA

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Originally Posted by Mr. Beanz View Post
Funny but we ride to the beach jsut about every weekend but I don't take pics of my bike and the water.
That's because you see it all the time; it's nothing 'special' that you won't be able to see next week.

Originally Posted by Telly View Post
Here's a few taken around the seaside of Athens, Greece...

...same as above but taken during the evening.
Beautiful! That's really gorgeous! Well done, Telly, well done.
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I don't have this frameset anymore, but it used to be mine, and I rode it by the water in the photo ... so I think that counts?

This was Diablo Lake, on the North Cascades Highway. I camped (with the bike) on the lake in the background. It was a warm day in May or June, and I rode until I ran out of water ... stupidly, I forgot to bring my purifier with me.



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A nice day here in Michigan for the end of Winter. The bicycle is parked in a hosta patch, where some master gardeners do their thing.
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will have my new bike pics soon with water, but for now i shall give you my two other bikes.

Skokie lagoons


Peterson Park nature center


you wouldnt think i live in an urban city with these pics.
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I took this yesterday on a ride along the Missouri River on the Katy Trail in central Missouri. Sorry for the crappy camera phone picture.

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