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Old 04-06-2009, 09:47 PM   #64
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Todays Ride

I got home at about 10:45 this morning and decided that the bike could not sit idly by with such incredible weather. So I jumped on my silver mistress and just decided to go exploring. I went out passed paradise ridge and the road I was on eventually turned to gravel. Looked good so I kept going.


http://s562.photobucket.com/albums/s...t=Palouse1.jpg
http://s562.photobucket.com/albums/s...GravelRoad.jpg
http://s562.photobucket.com/albums/s...untainRoad.jpg

I found some nice windy roads out in the middle of nowhere. It just seemed to be getting nicer and nicer as time passed.
http://s562.photobucket.com/albums/s...nt=MtRoad2.jpg
http://s562.photobucket.com/albums/s...ent=FarmRD.jpg
Then, while driving in any direction that looked interesting, I stumbled across a backway to Julietta. I am not from a around here so it was a fun find.
http://s562.photobucket.com/albums/s...ent=BackRD.jpg
http://s562.photobucket.com/albums/s...eseeBackRD.jpg
http://s562.photobucket.com/albums/s...esseBackRD.jpg
http://s562.photobucket.com/albums/s...seeBackRD2.jpg
http://s562.photobucket.com/albums/s...=Gennesse3.jpg
After passing through Julietta I noticed that there was a road going up the other side of the mountain. Since I didn't really have any time restraints I decided to see what it had to offer. Then I found this view.
http://s562.photobucket.com/albums/s...ennesse4-1.jpg
And this bridge.
http://s562.photobucket.com/albums/s...esseBridge.jpg
If you look close, you can see the ambient temperature displayed on my instrument panel. Yes, that is correct, it was a very comfortable 76 degrees down there.
Once I started heading home I didn't really stop for many pictures. But I decided to take a picture of the curvy road that I had been on earlier although the picture doesn't show it as well as I had hoped.
http://s562.photobucket.com/albums/s...eadingHOme.jpg
Then, I saw one more place where I had to stop at for a photo op.
http://s562.photobucket.com/albums/s...nemorestop.jpg
The camera didn't really pick the color up very well, but those hills behind the bike are a lot greener than they look in the picture. It was such a good day that I didn't want it to end.

P.S. I still can't seem to figure out how to make the photos themselves show rather than the links.
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