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Old 08-27-14, 07:20 PM
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Palms in the morning:

Amazing photo, but also nice break. I like it when the waves look bad from my bike, because it means I'm not wasting any.
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Old 08-27-14, 07:21 PM
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On the way home today:

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Old 08-28-14, 09:39 AM
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A photo from this year's HooDoo 500 ...

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BTW, Trombone Al ... great shot!

This is one of my favorite photos from the HooDoo 500. We caught him cycling up the Cedar Breaks climb. The climb starts off with a healthy 12-13% grade for a mile, and goes up from there. I chatted briefly with him before he went on ... he does the climb every day on his handcycle. Yea, baby.

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Old 08-29-14, 12:36 PM
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...This is one of my favorite photos from the HooDoo 500. We caught him cycling up the Cedar Breaks climb...
What a courageous, brave man. And a happy one too! We need more like him in this world.
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Old 08-29-14, 01:22 PM
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Great pics TromboneAl and Biker395. I wish they had Like buttons in the forum!
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Old 08-29-14, 01:46 PM
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What a courageous, brave man. And a happy one too! We need more like him in this world.
He told me that the descents on that thing are outrageously fun. I believe it!

Interesting design too, eh? To steer it from the front, the whole assembly's got to pivot. I love this stuff!
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Old 08-29-14, 07:17 PM
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Fantastic pictures AL and Vic. Wonderful scenery you guys have there.

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The streets if Antioch hold many a mystery.
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Old 09-01-14, 05:22 PM
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Great photos, hilarious but also pretty freaky!!
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On today's bike ride I found the rest of the body I photographed yesterday.
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My son happened to be in Denver the same time the USA Pro Challenge had their last stage.

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A little alligator we saw today at UWF nature trail. tom
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Old 09-03-14, 02:05 PM
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The High Sierra Fall Century is coming up this weekend. And if you're a slowpoke like me, you might see scenes like this one from last weekend on Benton Crossing Road.

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Is it me or is the pavement pretty wavy??? Is that in Ca? Sorta reminds me of New Mexico......




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Your son sure looks a lot like your photo in your avatar! Lighten up his hair a little and it is the same fella!!!



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Old 09-03-14, 03:50 PM
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Your son sure looks a lot like your photo in your avatar! Lighten up his hair a little and it is the same fella!!!
He's taller.
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Old 09-03-14, 04:02 PM
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Is it me or is the pavement pretty wavy??? Is that in Ca? Sorta reminds me of New Mexico......
Close! It's in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Beeeutiful place to ride a bike!
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Old 09-05-14, 10:21 PM
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At the summit of Mount Piņos. At 8,847 feet, (2,697 m), it was nice to be above the pollution. Such a beautiful day!



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A little alligator we saw today at UWF nature trail. tom
You should have been there in '79 when one got up in the pond between buildings at the cashiers office. I waled right past it and didn't even realize that it was a gator, and not a baby either. The girls screaming shook me awake finally, the UWF Campus Police got a gator wrangler to take it out to the bayou where you saw yours. Fun times.

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Biker395, some very nice pictures. Thanks for sharing them

My kids and I went bike camping a couple weeks back. My daughter took this photo as I was riding out of the Snoqualmie tunnel. The tunnel is 2.3 miles long and is part of the Iron horse Trail.

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Today's road side bike rack

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Old 09-07-14, 08:32 PM
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Old 09-08-14, 05:25 AM
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Biker395, some very nice pictures. Thanks for sharing them

My kids and I went bike camping a couple weeks back. My daughter took this photo as I was riding out of the Snoqualmie tunnel. The tunnel is 2.3 miles long and is part of the Iron horse Trail.

2.3 miles long, that would be awesome to ride through. My 2 tunnels on the local trail are only half a mile long each. The 2nd tunnel is curved though, so it's pitch black when you get into the middle. The first tunnel has a curve right at the entrance so on the way back, you can't see anything ahead until you're nearly at the end.

A tunnel that long would be a blast to go through. Is it dark or lighted?
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