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Old 09-26-2012, 04:39 PM   #16
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Stopped for coconut milk on a 164km ride from Port Harcourt to Uyo in Nigeria


Wow, cool! More photos?

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Old 09-27-2012, 06:31 PM   #17
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Wellsboro PA

Wellsboro PA AKA "The Grand Canyon of PA"



The bike trail is down there to the bottom right in the picture above. If I remeber right it is 47 miles long and runs along a creek/stream. It is/was a multi-use trail.






There are hiking trails and dirt roads that run up by the mountain tops.





This is a great area to enjoy the outdoors!





We are going to back to this area for sure!
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Old 09-28-2012, 06:27 AM   #18
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Wellsboro PA AKA "The Grand Canyon of PA"





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I gotta keep an eye out on the trails...it's got to be pretty obvious when a bear comes by riding an antelope!

Man, you're making me jealous. You get out alot more than I'm planning to in the next few years. Rug rats at home limit where we aim for...


Tooling around mt vernon...



nooot quite used to aero bars...



Battle scars...

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Old 09-28-2012, 06:53 AM   #19
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Here are a few. I like to ride my bicycle

Along the Cheakamus river, after ascending (by pedal power) Whistler mountain, then descending Kyber Pass (and other trails).


Playing around in west Central PA (can't remember the exact spot)


A little riding in Burgundy France. Out of the vineyards and into the cow pastures.


Most of the way up the Col de la Croix de Fer (from Allemond). On route (with baguette) to watch the tour.


Descending the continental divide between BC and Alberta during Transrockies


Sexy look after finishing my first 100 miler (Mohican). About to fill that Growler!
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Old 09-28-2012, 07:07 AM   #20
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Driveshaft, The PA trip was from a couple years ago. Work for me can be feast or famine. When times are good wr do a 2 week vacation somewhere in nature. When times are tougher we do a 3 or 4 day weekend trip. This was an extended weekend trip. We don't travel light, usually the dr650, our pedal bikes, fishing poles and other stuff all get packed into our SUV. We tend to be cheap in whay we do but always come away with rich memories. Hiking and biking in nature is mostly free, great exercise and gives us a calm we don't get living 10 minutes outside DC.
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Old 09-28-2012, 07:19 AM   #21
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[QUOTE=DriveShaft;19698422]I gotta keep an eye out on the trails...it's got to be pretty obvious when a bear comes by riding an antelope!

Man, you're making me jealous. You get out alot more than I'm planning to in the next few years. Rug rats at home limit where we aim for...


Tooling around mt vernon...



nooot quite used to aero bars...



Battle scars...

Ouch!

The mount vernon trail is fun and challenging but gets busy when the weather is nice. Make some time, ride up to the harpers ferry area and ride towards cumberland. There are some small but cool caves right off the trail. The kids will get a kick out of going in them. Cave crickets and sometimes bats. Getting into the one cool one was a bit tight for me but opened up a some. These aint caverns, small caves, but something cool to do on a bikeride. Bring a flashlight.
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Old 09-29-2012, 04:51 PM   #22
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Dina got her first ride on her new to her Trek. We rode from Fletcher's Boathouse to Bethesda, then back to Georgetown for lunch.



What a difference. She took to that bike like she had owned it for years!


My friend Calvin came with his wife and daughter. Great trail. Uphill all the wat to Bethesda, then downhill all the way back to Georgetown!



Calvin pulling his daughter Claire, with his wife Trish behind him on a beach cruiser while I used his spare Specialized. (Big improvement over my Wallyworld bike!)



On the way to Georgetown, with the Keybridge in the foreground. Dina in 21st gear hauling butt!



Reward for a few (22) miles of riding.

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PS Now I am desperate for a decent bike!
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Old 09-30-2012, 04:06 PM   #23
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Very nice!

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Here are a few. I like to ride my bicycle

Along the Cheakamus river, after ascending (by pedal power) Whistler mountain, then descending Kyber Pass (and other trails).


Playing around in west Central PA (can't remember the exact spot)


A little riding in Burgundy France. Out of the vineyards and into the cow pastures.


Most of the way up the Col de la Croix de Fer (from Allemond). On route (with baguette) to watch the tour.


Descending the continental divide between BC and Alberta during Transrockies


Sexy look after finishing my first 100 miler (Mohican). About to fill that Growler!
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Old 09-30-2012, 10:07 PM   #24
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My old Cannondale on the Muur in Geraadsbergen - no wonder the police and camera bikes struggled up this climb when it was still part of The Ronde.

The Crack'n fail has been passed down to a son now - replaced with an Orbea Orca.
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Old 09-30-2012, 10:45 PM   #25
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The Virginia Creeper Trail

The Creeper is a 34 mile rails to trail in Southwestern Virginia. It is one of my favorites.


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Old 10-01-2012, 07:39 AM   #26
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The Creeper is a 34 mile rails to trail in Southwestern Virginia. It is one of my favorites.


Is there a web site for that? Looks very cool!

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Old 10-01-2012, 10:58 AM   #27
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Is there a web site for that? Looks very cool!

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http://www.vacreepertrail.org/

The trail runs fro Abingdon to Whitetop, VA with the town of Damascus being at the halfway point. The economy of Damascus is centered around the VA Creeper Trail and the Appalachian Trail. It's worth a visit for both cycling and motorcycling.
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Old 10-01-2012, 11:01 AM   #28
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http://www.vacreepertrail.org/

The trail runs fro Abingdon to Whitetop, VA with the town of Damascus being at the halfway point. The economy of Damascus is centered around the VA Creeper Trail and the Appalachian Trail. It's worth a visit for both cycling and motorcycling.
Cool, thanks! I might have to rig up a bike rack for my motorcycle. That way I can enjoy both!

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Old 10-01-2012, 11:49 AM   #29
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Cool, thanks! I might have to rig up a bike rack for my motorcycle. That way I can enjoy both!

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There's a thread about that.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=793362
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Old 10-01-2012, 09:14 PM   #30
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fall riding in durango

Got in some good desert/mountain riding this weekend with my good buddy tim from down south.

Gotta have at least one flat.


I love the trails in this town.




Up into the high country


Black Hawk/Stage Coach.




If you want to loop this ride, you start from here, go to the saddle of those peaks via Bolam pass, and then take a bomber run back down Black Hawk then up Hotel Draw to Stage Coach trail in the two picture above.
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