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Old 10-11-16, 08:58 AM
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Originally Posted by alston28 View Post
Enjoyed your movie, especially the of the trail. What software did you use to make it? Thanks
Glad you liked my silly clip. I just used the free software on my laptop/desktop; Windows Movie Maker.
I think it's free to download if your Widows computer doesn't have it.
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Old 10-13-16, 11:10 AM
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I rode from Rockmart to AL border this past weekend. RT is 51 miles. It pass thru some hill and no tall bridges. Lots of pretty country side. Will ride the last part of Chief D Trail soon when I get a holi days.

I like everything on the trail so far.

BTW, its the 2nd longest trail beside the 120 miles in MN.
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Old 10-15-16, 12:50 PM
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"Ma White's Bottom Land" near Rockmart




Glade approaching Rockmart




Artwork, Rockmart




Saturday Morning Farmer's Market and other festivities, Rockmart




Railroad cuts through the rough terrain, east of Brushy Mountain Tunnel.







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Old 10-17-16, 07:53 AM
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Great pictures. Thanks. How do you get your bike to stand up in the middle of the trail?
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Old 10-17-16, 07:44 PM
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Originally Posted by alston28 View Post
Great pictures. Thanks. How do you get your bike to stand up in the middle of the trail?
One way is to prop the pedal against a helmet, rock, plastic cup or whatever is handy.

A stick can be placed under the bottom bracket or rear quick release. I've seen people use hammers, wrenches and all sorts of things this way.

On a good day I just command and it obeys.


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Old 10-19-16, 04:41 AM
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We are going to try and ride some of the STC this Saturday, our daughter lives in Atlanta and she regularly rides portions of the trail. Looking forward to finally riding on this cycling list check-off, weather sounds like it will be nice, just a little wind to manage.

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Old 10-19-16, 06:43 AM
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Hey Bill, I shot you a PM.
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Old 10-19-16, 07:00 AM
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Caught it 'Cat, thanks for the heads up. Reply sent to you.

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Old 10-23-16, 01:17 AM
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If you like bridges and tunnels you should come to Venango County,PA and check out the Allegheny river and Sandy Creek trails, i don't have pics but I believe you can google them. the Belmar bridge, Rockland, and Kennerdell tunnels are pretty popular
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Old 10-23-16, 01:22 AM
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Old 10-23-16, 07:31 PM
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Thanks. I will do that if I do get in that area.
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Old 10-24-16, 06:11 AM
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I finally took my long overdue trip to Alabama and back. I took a lot of pics. Some actually have a very similar point of view to yours. Glad I got to see all the country side.
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I finally took my long overdue trip to Alabama and back.
I rode from Rockart to Alabama and back today...


Cold start at Coots Lake trailhead.




Farm between Rockmart and Cedartown.







Cedartown Depot




Explored Cedartown and found this cool art deco theater. Not much else in Cedartown.




Not much else on the trail west of Rockmart. Lots of this...




Standing in Georgia looking west at Alabama where the Silver Comet Trail becomes the Chief Ladiga Trail.




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Old 11-13-16, 07:08 PM
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Riding the Silver Comet Trail through Rockmart...

Westbound




Eastbound


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Old 11-15-16, 12:08 PM
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Great photos. I still cannot get over how sexy your bike is. How did you do on the constant up and down hills after Rockmart, closer to Cedartown.
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Originally Posted by Elvir View Post
Great photos. I still cannot get over how sexy your bike is. How did you do on the constant up and down hills after Rockmart, closer to Cedartown.
Thanks for the kind words about the bike.
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Do you mean the big hill east of Cedartown at the garbage dump? That was tough. Just had to grind it out. It wasn't the hardest hill I've done on the fixed gear bike though.

When are you going to post your pictures?


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Old 11-15-16, 07:26 PM
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looks stunning up close as well. Yea those hills that look like rollercoasters. I had fun with those, but not sure how I would have faired for 120 miles with a single speed, especially if I knew I would have to climb those.


I did not feel like starting my own thread for same road, but wasn't sure if your thread was just you wanting to keep your pictures, so I did not post anything.
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Post em if you got em!
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Post em if you got em!


Mine are not as nice as yours but, here are some starting at the 0 mile marker.






















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and this is me after my ride


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Your bike is gorgeous and your jersey is on point.

Really enjoyed all the pics but the three above made me smile.

The blur in the top one is a nice touch.
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Great trail and well worth the travel from MO.













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Thanks for the pics @jonc123. It is nice to see other people's perspective on the trial. The concrete blocks are in Alabama? I don't recognize that spot.

Here is a shot taken today at about mile 15. 53, wind blowing the bike around, leaves flying everywhere... Nothing like a blustery day. I love it.

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Thanks for the pics @jonc123. It is nice to see other people's perspective on the trial. The concrete blocks are in Alabama? I don't recognize that spot.
It was somewhere in Alabama, don't quite remember the location. Right on the trail.
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