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Old 01-21-24, 09:58 PM
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Hwy 25 just outside of Tres Pinos, CA. Beautiful day but the wind was nasty.
Imagine the speed limit is posted at 55, but people drive 65
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Getting some miles and climbing in between storms.

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Hwy 1 between Carmel and Big Sur.
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Recent ride up the mountain until I couldn't go any further, because of snow.





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Old 02-02-24, 08:27 AM
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Rider's choice.
25 miles from downtown Cincinnati. There's a lot of great routes around there, scenic with extremely low traffic and decent paving.
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Originally Posted by Ogsarg

Hwy 1 between Carmel and Big Sur.

Planning on being there in August. Hoping the wife will let me get a couple miles in.
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heading up az hwy 386-kitt peak.
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Too much rain for a ride but a good day for a walk up this dead end road. 880 ft elevation in 3 miles. Didn’t see a single vehicle.
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Empty road or water bottle closeup.
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Back to biking in the woods at Caravelle Ranch WMA this past weekend.
Three times the road was blocked by fallen trees. In two cases the trees were partially on fire. A prescribed burn had been going on recently. That's one way to make sure its an empty road.


When the roads were clear it was a nice day for a ride.

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Santa Ana River Trail all to myself.

Almost a perfect photo sans the oncoming car.
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Buckle up for our storms!
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Originally Posted by 2cam16
Buckle up for our storms!
Tell me about it, I've just managed to get back from today's gravel ride before the rain started. The wind was blowin' pretty hard the last hour of my ride though.

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Green hills and blue sky. Gorgeous day.
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Early morning ride in Hong Kong, before work.
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Somewhere in Eastern San Benito County.
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A dead end road out in ranch country. It has no official name or at least none I’ve seen on any map. I call it steep$hit road.
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california's hwy 78

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Originally Posted by clemsongirl
california's hwy 78

I wish roads around here had shoulders like that. Most have none and ones that do are never cleaned so end up full of debris, weeds, etc.
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I wish roads around here had shoulders like that. Most have none and ones that do are never cleaned so end up full of debris, weeds, etc.
There are a few roads in the desert that are like this…..you just need to know where they are and then enjoy riding them. This one is out of Borrego Springs and goes to the Salton Sea.
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Truth! This is another part of the Caravelle Ranch WMA. Usually this is the sweet spot of the year to ride back here. The hunters are gone and the summer rains haven't flooded it. However, it has been a wet winter and it was a bit moist.


It felt like riding on a wet golf course at times.
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Also went on a short trail next to the ill-fated cross FL canal. Dryer, but lots of roots hidden by fallen leaves.

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