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Old 03-31-20, 11:57 AM
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The Empty Road Photo Thread

Got any pictures of great roads you have ridden?
Share them here so we can vicariously join you on that great ride you had.
I'll start with Death Valley's Artist Drive
A playful line in the sandstone hillside by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr
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Old 03-31-20, 11:59 AM
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Mt. St. Helens, the road up to Windy Ridge
Riding up to Windy Ridge. by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr
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Great thread idea. How about unpaved?

Pittston Rd. on the way to Big Pine Hill, Pinchot State Forest, PA


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This was Sunday in Ventura County east end.Distancing was not an issue , just stay away from MUP's, Joe
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I thought this was going to be another COVID-19 thread due to all the not-normally-empty roads we now have
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Old 03-31-20, 12:49 PM
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Arches National Park. Ride it early in the morning and you'll have it all to yourself..
Arches N.P. by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr

Sunrise Road, Mt. Rainier National Park
Sunrise Road Mt. Rainier N.P. by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr





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Originally Posted by BFisher View Post
How about unpaved?
Of course! Trails even...
Allan on the trail up to the Plains of Abraham, Mt. St. Helens by Matthew Pendergast, on Flickr
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Nice idea! Will need to dig into the picture archive.

BTW, with the current restrictions the roads around here are pretty empty. With any luck I've got my girl with me, but that's about it:

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Great pics.
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SE Wisconsin, 2019

Rural Ramble 34 by iabisdb, on Flickr



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Coppi Saturday Ride 04 by iabisdb, on Flickr



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Up North 05 by iabisdb, on Flickr



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Spring Classic 14 by iabisdb, on Flickr



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Ghisallo 022 by iabisdb, on Flickr



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RR 06 by iabisdb, on Flickr



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Vintage Class 72 by iabisdb, on Flickr



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Spring Classic 23 by iabisdb, on Flickr



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Cedar River trail near Maple Valley

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Phantom Canyon

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KATY Trail

Library - 3994 by Stuart Black, on Flickr

Shelf Road from Cañon City to Cripple Creek. Zebulon Pike took this route to near South Park in 1806.

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South King County farmland
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Empty due to a flood in South Minneapolis. Not much much distance here but it’s obviously vacant. This is normally a very busy place.
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County Roads Around Durango Colorado

La Plata County Road 205 located northwest of town.



La Plata County Road 213 located south of town. Looking north at the La Plata Mountains.



La Plata County Road 250 located north of town. Looking North.

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These days pretty much all the roads are empty. Strange times. West LA County and Ventura County.




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Empty due to a flood in South Minneapolis. Not much much distance here but it’s obviously vacant. This is normally a very busy place.
Thanks for posting this shot! I know it well. I grew up just south of Lake Harriet and moved to Sacramento this summer after 29 years, so this hits the nail on the head for me.

I once biked through this, felt like a foot of water, but probably less. It was later after a baseball game played at Parade Stadium, and I was flying down this path on my way home. By the time I had stopped, it seemed easier to just keep going through it rather than turn back. It was not too far of a ride after with wet shoes and socks. Not my most shining moment, but a good memory nonetheless.
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Various destinations in Southern Europe.
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Beautiful & inspring photos. Great idea.


Having just reached the top of the Ghisallo climb - chapel on the left, museum on the right.
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