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Smithhammer

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How about a pic thread that isn't focused on gear, but instead on the experience of riding and the things we encounter along the way on all those backroads? 

I'll kick it off with a few scenes from this past weekend...

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And since this season is just getting started, here are a few of my faves from last season....

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Great pics, they make me want to get out and ride!
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One from yesterday 20170319_101537.jpg And one from last week
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From this weekends' ride, was one of the more challenging rides I've done in the last 10 years, but was it fun! IMG_3231.JPG  IMG_3232.JPG  IMG_3233.JPG   
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Great pics, they make me want to get out and ride!


Perfect - that's the goal! 

Keep the ride pics comin'!!
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Wooo Hoooo - Good stuff. Thanks. I'll try to slow down and smell the roses.
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Smithhammer

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A few more....

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Today I found an hour on the way home from work to just explore. I found a nice but way to small park to simply be there and that's what I did and thought of this thread while there.  I stopped and talked to fisherman and tourists and it felt good to not focus on the bike instead I was finding fishing holes, swimming spots and breathing in the fresh air. The hard part was slowing down.  So here is a dash of some laid back Florida flavor.
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Today I found an hour on the way home from work to just explore.....


Nice! Totally different country than I'm used to. Thanks for sharing, RoverAl! [thumb]

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Wydaho Gravel Grinders. 

Live. Love. Ride. 

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These are great photos, especially the ones from out west. I'm in New Hampshire where it's still winter. Looking forward to posting my own pics soon. 
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Good times with the crew this morning...

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Smithhammer, you have a good sized crew.  Here is my crew from today... 20170326_130348.jpg 
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Smithhammer, you have a good sized crew.  Here is my crew from today...  


That looks pretty nice too. Sometimes it's fun to roll with a crew, and sometimes I love just getting out alone and doing my own thing. Hope it was a good ride!
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Smithhammer, you have a good sized crew.  Here is my crew from today... 20170326_130348.jpg 


2bikelabs, looks like you are around the Waterton Canyon area. Lived right down the street for over 6 years. I saw that sign many times a week.
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One from yesterday 20170319_101537.jpg And one from last week
20170312_112724.jpg 


2bikelabs, which road is the 2nd picture? I'm trying to figure out the exact road, but can't quite place it. 

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2bikelabs, which road is the 2nd picture? I'm trying to figure out the exact road, but can't quite place it. 



The 2nd pic is on Castlewood Canyon Rd., past the park and just before Lake Gulch Rd.
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2bikelabs, looks like you are around the Waterton Canyon area. Lived right down the street for over 6 years. I saw that sign many times a week.


You got it.  I live in Highlands Ranch. 
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Got it. Cool
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Oh yeah! I love photos! Those are all some great looking roads!

Here are some from last fall in my "Neck o' the woods"....

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My wife's first gravel ride.

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My wife's first gravel ride.


Awesome!  How did she like it?  My wife has become my main riding partner now.
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