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Old 04-19-08, 07:48 AM
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Bike Touring Photo Challenge

I thought I'd see if there was any interest in a little photo contest - well not really a contest as we won't be picking a winner - just a friendly challenge between bike touring photographers.

Here's the deal anyone who wants to participate posts one picture from a bike tour - one of their favourites. You only get to post one so you'll have to really decide which one you love the most.

The only other condition is it must have a touring bike [not necessarily a rider] in the pic.

I've got a lot of pics I like, but this one is definitely a favourite from my Baja tour in 2006:



If you are not sure how to post pics, but you want to share one just PM me and I'll either walk you through it or post it for you.
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Old 04-19-08, 10:11 AM
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I have to pick only one?? That is cruel and unusual punishment!! I guess I'll go with the Baja/tent theme and post this one from our family adventure in Baja in 2006/2007.

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My wife on our way to Glenorchy from Queenstown in New Zealand.
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Crossing the Sendero of Lago del Desierto at the end of the Careterra Austral from Villa O'Higgins, Chile to Chalten, Argentina.


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great idea vik haven't any myself but ill enjoy looking at everyone else's,this could be the best post on bike forum well thought out .
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Originally Posted by niknak

My wife on our way to Glenorchy from Queenstown in New Zealand.
I like the depth of field in this picture!
Goes on forever.
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Old 04-19-08, 03:22 PM
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Light touring in the south of England, following Paris-Brest-Paris.

After a week of steady rain in the north of France, this view of the bay outside Bournemouth, England was heaven.
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Old 04-19-08, 06:02 PM
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One photo! That's like choosing your favorite kid. Here's one from Charlevoix, Québec, just before a 2km at 19%:

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While this isn't a great picture, it was a great accomplishment!

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awesome pics ~



Wollumbin (Mt Warning) ~ northern nsw ~ Australia
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This thread is too good. I can't wait to contribute once this semester is over.
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Keep them coming these are great!
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I was kind of happy after reaching this summit

Allison Pass on the Crow's Nest (#3), BC
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Near Achmelvich, Scotland's west coast.



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Touring in France..... It is always more fun going down..

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I have not done much yet. This was from my first bikpacking trip in February.

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It was hard to pick just one, but this is one of my favorites from our 2007 TA. The location is near the Kentucky/Virginia border and Breaks Interstate Park.
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From my bike tour of Cuba.
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A track somewhere in Europe, my favourite type of surface
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At a park in Oregon. I was exhausted, and my bike looked like it felt the same.
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Originally Posted by niknak

My wife on our way to Glenorchy from Queenstown in New Zealand.
That's amazing. I'd like to see what it looked like where you were riding to if you were riding away from that.
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Makin' a little extra haulin' on the side:

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Originally Posted by spinninwheels
I was kind of happy after reaching this summit

Allison Pass on the Crow's Nest (#3), BC
Good thing it wasn't winter!!
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I vote for niknak's picture.

Here's one of a butterfly licking my saddle. I was camping near Tupelo, Mississippi. My saddle had absorbed a lot of sweat by then.

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Originally Posted by Scout!
I vote for niknak's picture.
It is a very nice picture, but we are not voting. I'd much rather encourage more people to post photos than worry about which one is "best".
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