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Old 07-15-14, 08:36 AM
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Late afternoon riding from Red's Meadow. The road was closed to all but shuttle busses and an occasional camper.

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Yellow bikes in July?
I've got one with a distant relative that rode in France.

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Excuse the thumbnails. Pics of the same mountain (Rainier) this year, and a lake not yet fully melted out.


used a mountain bike to get to the trailhead.


Originally Posted by northbend
On my ride after work yesterday:
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Old 07-16-14, 10:16 AM
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Seeing spots.

The "Queen of the Mountains" jersey is earned by doing three tough climbing centuries in SoCal. My friends here are modeling two of the latest iterations ... and doing a great job of it, I might add.

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Old 07-17-14, 10:02 AM
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Cellphone pix of the Miscreant riding to work:

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spots are good, Biker395
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Old 07-17-14, 12:44 PM
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Hanging with the wealthy 1%.



These buildings always creep the stuffing out of me. They look like something located in Poland in 1943. Any guesses what it is?

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Communist flag factory?

Here's a "No, the horse isn't mistreated" sign from my ride.

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a little morning ride....
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Communist flag factory?
I think Poland had other concerns in 1943, but I'm quibbling.

Jim Beam uses these buildings to age their whiskey. They're about ten miles south of Shepherdsville, KY.
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Originally Posted by Dudelsack
I think Poland had other concerns in 1943, but I'm quibbling.

Jim Beam uses these buildings to age their whiskey. They're about ten miles south of Shepherdsville, KY.
Well, that explains the razor wire around the perimeter, eh?
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Originally Posted by Biker395
Well, that explains the razor wire around the perimeter, eh?
I think it really is a zombie hatchery.
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Mt. Shuksan from last Wednesday. I rode up to Artist Point with my friend in the picture here.



Mt Baker from the same day

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Old 07-20-14, 08:43 PM
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Bridge over the Chippewa River on the Red Cedar State Trail, Menomonie, WI
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Originally Posted by TromboneAl
These photos are brought to you by my new policy: Always take the camera.
That's always been my policy.

Great pix up there. And I'm thinking I've got to get over to Washington again soon. Yikes.

This was from our ride this weekend. What a group! We had people leaving at 6AM, 7AM, and 8AM, and the 8AM group alone had about 60 riders. 100 miles and about 10,000 feet, and some very, very sweet descents. We had a couple of guys doing this ride on fixies () so in their honor, I rode it without dumping into my granny gear. I must be losing some weight, as that was easier than I expected.

Here is Steve climbing "Little Glendora Mountain Road."


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The Coupeville Prairie - Whidbey Island, WA

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Originally Posted by TromboneAl
These photos are brought to you by my new policy: Always take the camera.
Excellent policy... I picked up a more compact Sony Cyber shot which is more packable than my Canon and it usually does a good job.
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Originally Posted by Biker395
Here is Steve climbing "Little Glendora Mountain Road."



That's such a sweet looking road. Would love to ride it, with a group or without. One of these days ...
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These guys are on one of my local rides. I call them "The Wallendas."



They have their own jungle gym. (pictures were taken with my iPhone)

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^ lol

From one of my early AM commutes:

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Rick and I were out in the San Gabriels again ...

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^ lol

From one of my early AM commutes:

Great, as usual. Did you modify the color balance or saturation in this image?
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