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Old 12-31-22, 11:22 AM
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Old 01-01-23, 09:39 PM
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
very cool. looks like an asteroid crater
I think Griffith Park is the largest park in the world within city limits. Something like that.
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Old 01-02-23, 09:47 AM
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Old 01-02-23, 12:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Canker View Post
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wow! looks like some rough bush whacking!
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Old 01-02-23, 01:04 PM
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Yeah seems like a lot of our gravel rides have a couple miles of "roads" like that lol.
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Old 01-02-23, 05:34 PM
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Another winter ride through Patapsco State Park. That was some sketchy ice I rode on
whoa!
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Old 01-03-23, 09:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Canker View Post
Yeah seems like a lot of our gravel rides have a couple miles of "roads" like that lol.
are these sections a surprise each time or expected and planned for? anyone bring a machete?
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr View Post
are these sections a surprise each time or expected and planned for? anyone bring a machete?
I used to avoid some more adventurous routes because I couldnít ride certain sections. My plan this year is to accept walking as part of the adventure and thus get in some more fun rides.
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Old 01-03-23, 10:35 AM
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Old 01-03-23, 08:39 PM
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr View Post
are these sections a surprise each time or expected and planned for? anyone bring a machete?
This one was a "lets go that way" kinda thing and it didn't look like that at the start but you get to a point and have to decide to turn around or keep going. It was on the map.
Sometimes we plan some rough stuff but not that rough more side by side/4x4 type of roads but clear, more like the last pic. Occasionally you run into something like that though even though it shows up on a map.

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Old 01-08-23, 08:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Noonievut View Post
I used to avoid some more adventurous routes because I couldnít ride certain sections. My plan this year is to accept walking as part of the adventure and thus get in some more fun rides.
I do this as well, opens up many more routes. Sometimes walking is much much easier, no shame in walking
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Old 01-09-23, 04:56 AM
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Old 01-09-23, 09:00 AM
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Old 01-09-23, 11:04 AM
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My first gravel ride today! Got up to this corner and rode home on the bike lane to fling off some of the wet dirt.

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Old 01-19-23, 07:27 PM
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From last summer's tour in northeast Minnesota.

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From last summer's tour in northeast Minnesota
oh I love summer. get any ticks?
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Old 01-20-23, 04:55 PM
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Another winter ride. Patuxent River trail, the ride home was very cold. Wind kicked up and drop temps quickly near sunset.
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Old 01-21-23, 06:45 AM
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A couple of pics from today's ride.
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