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Old 08-10-2006, 03:16 AM   #106
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Old 08-10-2006, 03:25 AM   #107
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Zeehan, Tasmania.
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Old 08-10-2006, 05:50 AM   #108
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Thats to close to home for me not to know. Its an interesting feeling riding on the appex between the rails of the Whittier Tunnel. Longest tunnel in North America. Fun days Im on my Strom going through. Work days Im blasting through on the train.
Damn, beat me to it. I used to work in Whittier and due to the work schedule, had to stay there 2 weeks at a time. That tunnel was the bane of my existence for over a year as home was but an hour away.
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Old 08-10-2006, 08:09 AM   #109
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Well my tunnel is quite a bit different than the tunnels I've seen so far as it's a railroad tunnel and is a live tunnel. I was very nervous riding thru it and couldn't help looking behind me while going thru.

The tunnel is about 1/2 mile long and is on a curve so you can't see thru it. It goes thru tunnel hill near Tunnelton, Indiana.

Nice! I've been through that tunnel a few times on foot..

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Old 08-24-2006, 10:42 PM   #110
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Old 08-24-2006, 10:57 PM   #111
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Zeehan, Tasmania.
Du...de !
That was not a tunnel
You drove through a Hippo butt hole !

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Old 08-25-2006, 03:58 AM   #112
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The most exciting tunnel/tunnels that I've experienced. It was somewhere in northern central Italy -- near Bolzano I think. U-turns in tunnels! There are probably 8 or 10 one-way tunnels as the road switchbacks down a narrow ravine. Pretty nutty road builders, those italians.

Great picture! Passo di San Baldo, Italy. I was riding it from S to N but could not figure out a suitable position to take a picture - see post #37 in this thread.
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Old 08-25-2006, 04:21 AM   #113
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Taranaki region, New Zealand

One of the small tunnels on the Whangamomona - Aotuhia road/track sount of Fonga. That's Uncle Rog on the Black Bitch
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Old 08-25-2006, 04:36 AM   #114
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Old 08-25-2006, 05:40 AM   #115
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Talkin'bout tunnels?? Well, as everybody knows; Size matters!
So this is St. Gotthard Autotunnel from Goeschenen to Airolo (CH), exactly 10mls long! THAT's a tunnel!


Why they dig holes like that? Easy to answer: We're trying to keep the Alpine-Passes as clean as possible for MOTORCYCLES. Therefore we dig holes through rocks an guide as much cars as possible through!
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Old 08-25-2006, 06:39 AM   #116
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The most exciting tunnel/tunnels that I've experienced. It was somewhere in northern central Italy -- near Bolzano I think. U-turns in tunnels! There are probably 8 or 10 one-way tunnels as the road switchbacks down a narrow ravine. Pretty nutty road builders, those italians.

Passo San Boldo, about 50 miles north of Venice. It was originally built by the Austrians as a supply road during WW 1.

Didn't used to have traffic lights or guardrails (1975 or so)
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Old 08-25-2006, 06:51 AM   #117
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Great St. Bernard Pass

Grand St. Bernard pass tunnel. It actually crosses the valley like this - cars in the tunnel never know that they're on a bridge.
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Old 08-25-2006, 06:52 AM   #118
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Susten Pass road

Climbing to the Susten Pass in Switzerland
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Lambo crash site

From the original "Italian Job" film - site of Lamborghini crash in film opening. Just uphill from LaThuile on Petit St. Bernard Pass road.
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Old 08-25-2006, 07:20 AM   #120
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not really a tunnel..........
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