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Old 11-18-11, 11:29 AM
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Wow, glad you are ok. It had the potential to be much worse a result.
My shoulder is feeling much better about a week after the crash.
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Old 11-18-11, 12:36 PM
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Where did my hybrid take me today? Work. Commuted by bike for the first time in about a month.

Daybreak:
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Old 11-18-11, 06:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Doohickie
Where did my hybrid take me today? Work. Commuted by bike for the first time in about a month.
Feels nice, doesn't it?

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I wish I could say my hybrid is taking me there, but I am travelling to Israel on Tuesday. I think it would be appropriate to post pictures from Israel here, when I return on December 29. Won't be taking a computer with me
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Old 11-19-11, 05:20 PM
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In the morning it felt great. Slight tailwind, 40 degrees, dress just right for it. Riding home was significantly warmer, but the wind was a lot stronger, about 20 mph in my face.
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Old 11-21-11, 04:24 AM
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Cold but beautiful day today here in Kyoto
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Old 11-21-11, 06:49 AM
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I rode our Northern expressway today. Its 50km to Gawler and back, the whole track is a good run with no obstructions along the way.
There's nicer spots along the path but this is the only high spot for a pic.
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Wait ... you are allowed to ride your bike on expressways without a designated cycling lane next to them?
You lucky ... that stuff is completely illegal around here.
I would love to use your expressway as a TT training
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Old 11-21-11, 07:25 AM
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Originally Posted by jbchybridrider
I rode our Northern expressway today. Its 50km to Gawler and back, the whole track is a good run with no obstructions along the way.
There's nicer spots along the path but this is the only high spot for a pic.
Whooosh!!!
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Old 11-21-11, 07:28 AM
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Originally Posted by AdelaaR
Wait ... you are allowed to ride your bike on expressways without a designated cycling lane next to them?
You lucky ... that stuff is completely illegal around here.
I would love to use your expressway as a TT training
BTW, we haven't seen your's lately
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Old 11-21-11, 08:03 AM
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Silly the path is a designated bike path we have these path's crossing all over Adelaide and suburbia in all directions. This one is around 25km north of the city and I try to avoid it on windy days being very open to the elements.
People use them for training every day and eventually this one will be extended another 25km to the coast.
My favorite is the river torrens path 35km long from the hills surrounding Adelaide to the coast its constant turns up and down though parklands, very enjoyable.
As for the expressway for cars it was only opened one year ago and I rode it before cars we allowed, with a tail wind it was crazy fast up to 60kph but very slow coming back.
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Old 11-22-11, 09:33 PM
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Recently laid off from my job of 4 years, I have decided to do some exploring.

Astoria (11105) to Queens Village (11427), and back.

Someone driving a small scooter with a passenger on the back made a left into an oncoming lane who had a green light.

Thankfully the closest oncoming car was just far enough away to allow the scooter to sweep around to his left side and continue riding against traffic.

If the timing of this encounter was 3 seconds or so different for the car or the scooter I would have seen both of the helmet-less scooter riders get blasted.

10 miles of this 26 mile round trip are along a stretch known as the Brooklyns-Queens Greenway.

The stretch I rode connected Kissena Park, 88th St Park, Cunningham Park, and Alley Pond Park.

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Date: 22/11/2011 11:23

Distance: 26.35 mi

TotalTime: 02:12:26

Average Speed: 11.94 mph

Calories: 1959 kcal

Start time: 11:23:42

End time: 13:54:51

Best(3000 yd): 15.83 mph

Max Speed: 25.26 mph

Max Pace: 02:22 min/mi

Average Pace: 05:01 min/mi

Total climb: 1791 ft

Total descend: 1759 ft

Location: New York City
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This is part of my ride which I do 2 or 3 times a week. This is a bike path that goes across a damn, I stopped to take this pic since is was a beautiful day after the rains came through the previous day. This area is about 1/2 hour North of Los Angeles, CA. The total ride is about 20 miles.

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Old 11-23-11, 10:10 PM
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Originally Posted by BridgeNotTunnel
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Someone driving a small scooter with a passenger on the back made a left into an oncoming lane who had a green light.

Thankfully the closest oncoming car was just far enough away to allow the scooter to sweep around to his left side and continue riding against traffic...Location: New York City
Your rides are quite an adventure
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Originally Posted by Saugus18
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Lovely scene
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I took my Trek DS to Santiago Canyon...man...that trail is REALLY humbling. Only 6 miles but mostly climbs!!! TOok me 2 hours. I guess i need to be a better climber! The surface was rocky with lots of pebbles...the skinny 700x38's handled most of it...but for this trail, you definitely need WIDER tires. All in all, it was a good time..even tough i was dieing doing all those climbs!
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Originally Posted by AlphaDogg
I wish I could say my hybrid is taking me there, but I am travelling to Israel on Tuesday. I think it would be appropriate to post pictures from Israel here, when I return on December 29. Won't be taking a computer with me
I am posting this from Israel. There are tons of bikes on the מדרשה (pronounced midrashah). The students here use them for transportation between buildings. I brought my iPhone with me here and I just learned that they are highly coveted and quite often stolen (because they often sell for 2-5 times how much they do in the US). I'll post pictures when I return to Denver in late December.
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More Of the Fullerton Loop today!









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Great pics zerogravity!
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Took My family on a quick mud ridding adventure had a good time.
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Originally Posted by giantcfr1
Your rides are quite an adventure
indeed, a bit scary at times though.

I will try to include pics for my next post in this thread....
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Originally Posted by AlphaDogg
I am posting this from Israel. ...I'll post pictures when I return to Denver in late December.
Stay safe and catch you in December.
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Originally Posted by Chackadaux
...Took My family on a quick mud ridding adventure had a good time.
Wonderful to see. I love riding with my family.

Originally Posted by zerogravity
More Of the Fullerton Loop today!
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You are most certainly getting your money's worth.
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Old 11-25-11, 02:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Chackadaux
Took My family on a quick mud ridding adventure had a good time.
Mud blasting in winter is great fun until it's time to clean the bike. Worth it though.
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it was short but fun
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