Show us your bike @ the bridge

Discussion in 'Photos' started by gatling, Jul 15, 2006.

  1. J.B.

    J.B. Adventurer

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    Not much of a bridge but it's all I have right now.

    J.B.
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  2. Trumper

    Trumper Eclectic Dilettante

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    Briceland, California

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  3. TxLoneRider

    TxLoneRider Been here awhile

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    Awesome bridge, I tried looking on maps.google.com for it, could not find, if you have a chance, could you post the location of it?

    tia,
    Tom
  4. Trumper

    Trumper Eclectic Dilettante

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    Apologies, that was my bad: It's Briceburg, not Briceland. D'oh!

    It's here:

    http://goo.gl/maps/xeiix

    Right off 140 heading into Yosemite. Note that you can take a dirt road after this bridge quite a ways up the Merced. It deadends in a small footpath and the brave could prolly skirt the "Road Ends" sign and continue.

    You can also cut up the hill in some switchbacks and go all dirt into Yosemite. Gets all twisty/junctions/confusing in there though....
  5. TxLoneRider

    TxLoneRider Been here awhile

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    Thanks! Got a waypoint, and next time I am in the neck of the woods you'll see a pic of my bike there. Granted that might take 2 or 3 years ....
  6. ThomasVolomitz

    ThomasVolomitz New Old Stock

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  7. Bridge Club

    Bridge Club Been here awhile

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    Our text today is taken from the Book of Changes which refers often to crossing the great water as here -

    [FONT=&quot] 64. Wei Chi / Before Completion[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot] above LI THE CLINGING, FLAME[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot] below K'AN THE ABYSMAL, WATER[/FONT]


    Six in the third place means:
    Before completion, attack brings misfortune.
    It furthers one to cross the great water.

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    More here http://wp.me/p2UWBr-2jv
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  8. EVLED

    EVLED Bike riding nutter!

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  9. Solomoriah

    Solomoriah likes the back roads

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    57° F today, so I got out and took a little ride. The sky was cloudy, so therefore the light was challenging, but I'm still happy with this picture:

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  10. beat

    beat Double Dutchie

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    mongolia, crossing from the southern to the northern route
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  11. MotoLara

    MotoLara ADV rider wannabe

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  12. Paul Mihalka

    Paul Mihalka Old Fart

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    The Oldtown bridge over the Potomac. Connects Maryland with West Virginia. Toll $0.25.
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  13. TxLoneRider

    TxLoneRider Been here awhile

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    Love the bridge, here is an interesting article

    http://www.tollroadsnews.com/node/5879

    In 1995 Maryland officials tried to close the bridge citing safety issues and they actually placed concrete barriers on the approach road cutting off public access to the bridge. Unknown persons kept removing the barriers to get access to the bridge. After some months of this game officialdom gave up.
  14. Bridge Club

    Bridge Club Been here awhile

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    [/FONT]<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <w:WordDocument> <w:View>Normal</w:View> <w:Zoom>0</w:Zoom> <w:TrackMoves/> <w:TrackFormatting/> <w:punctuationKerning/> <w:ValidateAgainstSchemas/> <w:SaveIfXMLInvalid>false</w:SaveIfXMLInvalid> <w:IgnoreMixedContent>false</w:IgnoreMixedContent> <w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText>false</w:AlwaysShowPlaceholderText> <w:DoNotPromoteQF/> <w:LidThemeOther>EN-GB</w:LidThemeOther> <w:LidThemeAsian>X-NONE</w:LidThemeAsian> <w:LidThemeComplexScript>X-NONE</w:LidThemeComplexScript> <w:Compatibility> <w:BreakWrappedTables/> <w:SnapToGridInCell/> <w:WrapTextWithPunct/> <w:UseAsianBreakRules/> <w:DontGrowAutofit/> <w:SplitPgBreakAndParaMark/> <w:DontVertAlignCellWithSp/> <w:DontBreakConstrainedForcedTables/> <w:DontVertAlignInTxbx/> <w:Word11KerningPairs/> <w:CachedColBalance/> </w:Compatibility> <m:mathPr> <m:mathFont m:val="Cambria Math"/> <m:brkBin m:val="before"/> <m:brkBinSub m:val="&#45;-"/> <m:smallFrac m:val="off"/> <m:dispDef/> <m:lMargin m:val="0"/> <m:rMargin m:val="0"/> <m:defJc m:val="centerGroup"/> <m:wrapIndent m:val="1440"/> <m:intLim m:val="subSup"/> <m:naryLim m:val="undOvr"/> </m:mathPr></w:WordDocument> </xml><![endif]--> The old long bridge of Polston, with its six grey arches, was set in the midst of the meadows, but its historic associations were powerless to save it from the mid-Victorian Vandals who erected the present monstrous bridge of stone and iron in its room.

    Much more here - http://wp.me/p2UWBr-2km
  15. Scoobynut

    Scoobynut Been here awhile

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    The abandoned bridge across the Powder river, west of Baker, Montana, in the far southeastern part of the state. It now serves as a driveway to someone's house believe it or not. I rode to the end of the bridge and a hundred feet or so from the end is a chain link fence with a sign on it that says "Private Property No Trespassing." There was a house just on the other side of the fence.

    The bridge doesn't even look that old. You can see the new stretch of highway just beyond the dirt track visible past the end of the bridge:
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    View of the Powder river from the bridge:
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    A sign on the highway near the approach to the old bridge:
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    The new bridge to the south of the old bridge:
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  16. kubiak

    kubiak Long timer

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    i like that bridge, looks like it should be in a movie!
  17. uberaudi

    uberaudi Adventurer

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  18. GSequoia

    GSequoia Where are my tools?

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    Where's the photo on the other side? :evil
  19. BroncoDave

    BroncoDave Long timer

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  20. richarddacat

    richarddacat best jelly roll in town

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    Natchez Trace Prkwy over 96.