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Road Cycling It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle. -- Ernest Hemingway

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Old 07-08-23, 07:47 AM
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On the road, headed to the gravel pass over the Mountain (hill for some of y’all)



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Old 07-08-23, 08:09 AM
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happy summer

abandoned WWII military site, near my home

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Old 07-10-23, 11:38 PM
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ca hwy 78 just east of julian enroute to the desert and anza-borrego state park.

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The Sun River Game Range - just up the road from our get-away.

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Brief stop on Old Airline Hwy to reapply sunscreen. Its been so unusually cool this year that 90 seemed incredibly hot.
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Originally Posted by Jughed
On the road, headed to the gravel pass over the Mountain (hill for some of yall)



Some dork in a duallie did a burnout? Must be a boring town... Yup, you did say "Y'all". I guess that explains it.
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late day ride on a fire road in Welfleet, connects several ponds, easy mountain biking, with a network of interconnecting single tracks
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Old 07-16-23, 07:17 AM
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Some dork in a duallie did a burnout? Must be a boring town... Yup, you did say "Y'all". I guess that explains it.
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Red barn in the background- seemed to be a motorhead garage, all sorts of toys and the road in front of it was thick with rubber. Somewhere deep in Pennsyltucky.
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Old 07-16-23, 07:36 AM
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Originally Posted by DQRider
Some dork in a duallie did a burnout? Must be a boring town... Yup, you did say "Y'all". I guess that explains it.
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Not a dually. Probably a car with those fat tires with a wide rain channel in the center. Hard to imagine a dually putting down that much rubber. Even for a car, that would take a lot of power and maybe even a line lock on the front wheels. Although I'm sure people out there have drag cars they take on the street.

I worked for a guy who did that sort of thing. Cop wrote him up for 90mph with the "front wheels a foot and a half off the ground". Judge was a drag race fan and wanted to know what engine, etc., and gave him a slap on the wrist.
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^^ My guess, AWD Mitsubishi EVO. There was one with slicks parked outside of the barn.
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Unnamed road ~15 miles south of Hollister.
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Lots of long, straight, flat roads here in central Florida! At least they never have snow on them so we can ride all year.
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Check out how many long, straight roads there are around here, and mostly flat.


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This is a bit of a stretch, but if you look closely, you can see the road ahead. This part is the steep section on a little 5 mile/2k' gain climb.
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On Wheeler Mountain, overlooking Oso.

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I was riding around Caravelle Ranch WMA not too long ago. Hot day. Lots of biting flies and cow pies.
Deserted except for herds of deer and cows.

Road basically petered out.
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View of San Francisco from Oakland Hills

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