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    At long last.

    I'm thrilled that summer is in the rearview and something, uh, else approaches.

    More than normal chaos the past few months has left us exhausted and somewhat lacking in motivation. Chaos is great, right up until it isn't!

    A mellow alpine color tour proved to be just the ticket to shrug off the dregs of summer. We're still a bit tired from the weekend but without a doubt looking with anticipation toward fall and winter.


    It'd be hard to come away from scenery like that ^ with anything other than appreciation. Glad to have seen it, smelled it, and embraced it, if only briefly.

    Now, on to the next.

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    Yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Great stuff!

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    Very nice.

    I am missing that wonderful fall riding here in my neck of the woods, which is breaking my heart. Thanks for posting.

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    What a great way to end the weekend!

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    very nice mike, thanks.

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    Beautiful...... though it's a bit early for "The Carol of the Bells" don't you think?


    At least I hope it is. Not ready for winter.
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    Nice. Where I live we don't have seasons which kind of sucks. But on the other hand that allows year-round riding.
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    Lovin it lovin it.

    Were on way to changes round here.

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    Very cool!

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    Quote Originally Posted by KRob
    Beatiful...... though it's a bit early for "The Carol of the Bells" don't you think?
    At least I hope it is. Not ready for winter.
    You're probably right. But...

    ...a few weeks ago at our first real temp drop of the season (you know--the one where you're thrilled that you finally need to don a sweater for about 6 minutes in the AM?) the spouse started humming jingle bells. Freaking jingle bells!

    Carol of the bells seems a little more song-for-all-seasons to me. Not wishing winter here, just happy that it's on the distant horizon.

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    Really, really nice. Thanks for posting.

    One question. It looks like there must have been a lot of stops for photos and some of them must have required a bit of arranging and positioning. How much time does it take to get set up for these shots (e.g. bikes shot from odd angles) and how much of a disruption (for lack of a better word) does this produce?

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    Quote Originally Posted by davidcollins
    Really, really nice. Thanks for posting.

    One question. It looks like there must have been a lot of stops for photos and some of them must have required a bit of arranging and positioning. How much time does it take to get set up for these shots (e.g. bikes shot from odd angles) and how much of a disruption (for lack of a better word) does this produce?
    I don't like to ruin the flow of my own ride, much less that of anyone else. So I shoot on the fly. The most I'll ask my fellow riders to do is to ride on one side or the other of the road/trail, depending on what I'm after. It's up to me to be ready when they get there, or I miss the shot. I don't ask them to stop, wait, do-over, etc... Which means I'm usually wasted at the end of the day from racing to catch up and pass them, spot another shot, then get ready before they get there.

    YMMV.

    MC

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