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Old 10-23-19, 08:19 AM
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Old 10-24-19, 09:18 AM
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Old 10-24-19, 02:01 PM
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Last Sunday's sunrise at the farm campsite.

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Old 10-27-19, 07:09 PM
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The Grand Canal


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El Dorado Park in Indian Bend Wash


The Arizona Canal
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Old 11-02-19, 06:13 PM
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50 miler today, 17.4 average speed, beautiful day at the coast.
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Old 11-04-19, 12:18 PM
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About a week ago after battling a head wind for twelve miles , I stoped to consume copious amounts of water. It was about 85 degrees and the wind was very dry but not too strong. I usually don't drink water while riding , I prefer to stop and sometimes snap a picture. I didn't notice the beam of light when I took the picture. When I got home I was posting it to Strava and that's when I saw it.
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Old 11-04-19, 04:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Kabuki12
About a week ago after battling a head wind for twelve miles , I stoped to consume copious amounts of water. It was about 85 degrees and the wind was very dry but not too strong. I usually don't drink water while riding , I prefer to stop and sometimes snap a picture. I didn't notice the beam of light when I took the picture. When I got home I was posting it to Strava and that's when I saw it.
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That beam of light looks quite neat.

I remember reading years ago about a photographer who spent a lot of time composing a shot or two of a rainbow near a waterfall. He used a polarizing filter to darken the water. When he got the film developed he discovered to his dismay that the polarizing filter removed the rainbow too. Seems that your image was just the opposite effect. A very nice image.

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Old 11-04-19, 06:14 PM
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After a few weeks of unseasonable sunshine, the "Marine Layer" (aka FOG) returns...
Overlooking Nye Beach in Newport OR.
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Old 11-05-19, 06:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Miele Man
That beam of light looks quite neat.

I remember reading years ago about a photographer who spent a lot of time composing a shot or two of a rainbow near a waterfall. He used a polarizing filter to darken the water. When he got the film developed he discovered to his dismay that the polarizing filter removed the rainbow too. Seems that your image was just the opposite effect. A very nice image.

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Thank you! Every once in a while we luck out and that one is a keeper for sure. Joe
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Old 11-05-19, 09:30 PM
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Rio Salado Pathway approaching the 101


Rio Salado Pathway under the 202


Tempe Town Lake


Rio Salado, west end
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Peeps hanging out by the fire during my last weekend trip. It has turned cold here in the NE, but I have yet to stow the camping gear in the basement. Hoping for an anomaly that will allow me to get in one more trip.

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Old 11-09-19, 03:59 PM
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Today's ride, 34 miles, first 17 miles 4,200 ft of gain.






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^ One of my favorite ascents and descents. Yea baby.

On the newly paved Little Sycamore in the Santa Monica Mountains ... chasing them down.

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Old 11-11-19, 11:39 AM
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Quickly Stopped in Middle of Lovejoy St. & Took This

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Just a couple from today's ride.



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