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Old 08-15-19, 12:07 PM
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A few photos from today’s ride from Marion, NC to Mt Mitchell.
Hey, not to be out done....Although a few years ago and in the early spring training for the Assault on Mt Mitchell. Old bike too. Have done 4 summits from the Marion side. Quite a ride tunnels and all.

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Old 08-16-19, 12:00 PM
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Gravel Ride, Newport, OR; Aug 10, 2019



OK, so I'm on the right road...


...but where the heck is the ROAD???

(Note to self: Powerline right-of-way "roads" are NOT roads!)
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Old 08-16-19, 03:46 PM
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Originally Posted by rando_couche
OK, so I'm on the right road...

...but where the heck is the ROAD???

(Note to self: Powerline right-of-way "roads" are NOT roads!)
Good ole GPS! One of my wife's uncles programmed his GPS on a trip to see us a few years back, but he kept being directed down narrow, off the beaten path backroads. He eventually realized the GPS had selected "bike trails" to follow.
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Old 08-17-19, 12:30 PM
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Old 08-18-19, 03:33 PM
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70 miler with 4400’ of hills from the house to Morrow Mountain. A 3.5 mile climb from Badin Lake to the top.
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Old 08-18-19, 05:50 PM
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Old 08-20-19, 12:55 PM
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Not accustomed to heat that fogs the lens.


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Old 08-20-19, 02:22 PM
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A few pics from Historic races at Laguna Seca on Saturday.



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Old 08-20-19, 05:33 PM
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That looks like some serious gear inches.
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Old 08-20-19, 10:19 PM
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Originally Posted by takenreasy
That looks like some serious gear inches.
48x16 for about 79 or 80-ish inches.


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Is Fall upon us?, or only a few trees tired of heat?
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Old 08-22-19, 08:21 PM
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Out along the Snake River Canyon trail today. For those that don't know the area, this is Twin Falls, ID and Shoshone Falls in the background.

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Old 08-23-19, 10:05 AM
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My crew at the beach earlier this month. I’m a really lucky guy!
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Old 08-26-19, 08:08 PM
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Originally Posted by CSG
Out along the Snake River Canyon trail today. For those that don't know the area, this is Twin Falls, ID and Shoshone Falls in the background.

I lived in the Mini-Cassia area for 13 yrs. Love the picture but sure makes me "homesick" for that area.
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Old 08-27-19, 03:50 AM
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Im at the back in black. My buddy Hazel in front. This is the day we did our first century.



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Old 08-27-19, 06:34 AM
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Old 08-27-19, 08:35 AM
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Originally Posted by oldfatboy
I lived in the Mini-Cassia area for 13 yrs. Love the picture but sure makes me "homesick" for that area.
Well, Alaska has a couple nice spots too.
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Originally Posted by CSG
Out along the Snake River Canyon trail today.
I remember watching Wild World of Sports for what seemed like hours of pre-stunt hype only to thoroughly disappointed at Knieval's failure. I have mapped out a two-week loop from/to Boise that includes a night in Twin Falls. It has some logistical issues (some long days and food scarcity) so I have been hesitant to do it. I need to HTFU and go for it.
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Old 08-27-19, 09:36 PM
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Originally Posted by CSG
Well, Alaska has a couple nice spots too.
Got that right
Beautiful. We moved up here in '61 and I'm very glad we did. Kinda raised on homestead...2 story log cabin with a barrel wood stove, no plumbing, and hauling water from artesian well, but what a life it was.
lol, getting too crowded nowadays.
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Cohutta Mountains, Northwest Georgia and Southeast Tennessee.

I saw a bear a few minutes before this photo was taken.




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