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Post your Bridge Pics Today!!!!(22 posts)

Post your Bridge Pics Today!!!!funknuggets
Jul 14, 2003 8:08 AM
Now that everyone is hopefully back from their vacations, lets see those bridge pics! I know we originally said the 11th, but I wanted to give everyone the extra weekend to take a few more pics. My laptop is hosed but getting worked now, so I will post mine later. Have fun and hope you had a great weekend!!!
New London I-95 Bridgeonespeed
Jul 14, 2003 8:22 AM
OMG. You rode past my childhood home.Kristin
Jul 14, 2003 9:03 AM
That's amazing. I remember when those bridges went up. The old 4 lane bridge stood for a number of years before they disassembled it. That was long before the Wal*Mart and shopping malls arrived. About 4 miles north on Highway 184, Gold Star Highway, there is a picnic area on the right side of the road called Grey Rock. Its aptly named after a large grey rock that protrudes from the middle of the park. I grew up across the street from the park.

I caught frogs in the pond behind the park and snakes in the meadows next to my house. When I was 14, my friends and I would ride old Schwinns accross town and back several times. Our bikes were our freedom. I could tell you some stories about that stretch of road. About the time my sister t-boned a station wagon doing 55 MPH and got 22 stitches in her noggin and a free ambuland ride. Or the time my Bar Chip Pony, Midnight, got away from me and galloped down the middle of the highway, causing several drivers to soil their pants. Or about the awesome treehouse that my father built me, which was featured in the local newpaper. It had a kitchen, a loft with a bed, and working windows. Thanks for the stroll down memory lane.
Only too glad to bring the memories back.onespeed
Jul 14, 2003 9:11 AM
There is a very eerie element that hangs on the bridge as I saw it. Coming off the south side of the bridge the path rolls through a tree covered walkway. I couldnt help but notice several pentagrams spray painted on the path. It kind of freaked me out, I high tailed it out of there.
I should have askedKristin
Jul 14, 2003 9:34 AM
Were you on the New London side or the Groton side when you took this? Did you cross the Thames on the bridge? What route did you take into Mystic?
Groton side; RT 1 into Mystic-the hills; crossed on the bridge.onespeed
Jul 14, 2003 9:38 AM
Home town too!pitt83
Jul 14, 2003 11:21 AM
Cool. I live in Noank and ride here most evryday. Nice to meet your neighbors in a world-wide forum!
I thought you lived in chicago??Kristin
Jul 14, 2003 11:26 AM
Didn't you post something about riding in Chicago recently? I thought you were from out here.
Nope, Noank.pitt83
Jul 14, 2003 11:33 AM
Palmer Cove and Haley Farm are right outside my driveway. Makes for convenient riding for both MTB and road.

PS: When I lived in New London, I NEVER rode that bridge! Always full of broken glass.
Do you mind if I cheat?Kristin
Jul 14, 2003 8:25 AM
This was shot at one of my local rides, but I didn't have my bike with me the day I shot it. Heavy tripod, big ass camera bag and bikes don't mix. I haven't been able to ride for an entire month now so I'm hoping you will forgive me for cheating. Its still a pretty shot.

Busse Woods Bicycle Trail, Elk Grove Village, IL:
Nice pic....PEDDLEFOOT
Jul 14, 2003 9:56 AM
...but that bridge is a pain to cross.Very bumpy and like ice when wet.
Usually need water for a bridge, but I managed to find oneDave Hickey
Jul 14, 2003 8:29 AM
It took me a while yesterday but I finally found one. North Texas is not know for it's bridges
Also a chance to show off my new rideDave Hickey
Jul 14, 2003 8:31 AM
LOOK AL384. I have about 200 miles so far. Very sweet ride.
re: Post your Bridge Pics Today!!!!AllUpHill
Jul 14, 2003 8:43 AM
Already posted this in a ride report over a month ago, but it's worth showing again. Located near Newport, VA and built in 1916. There is another covered bridge built around the same time and less than 2 miles away, but I haven't taken a photo of it.
From the deserted ABQ MUTterry b
Jul 14, 2003 10:13 AM
here's a shot of the recently completed Big I project, the intersection of I25 and I40 in ABQ. There is an MUT that runs just above this - took one shot from there but thought this was more "artistic." They tried very hard to make the whole thing blend with the SW landscape - hence the colors.
Along the Riverfront....funknuggets
Jul 14, 2003 10:19 AM
Just north of downtown KC, this is the bridge going to the downtown airport.
12th Street Bridgefunknuggets
Jul 14, 2003 10:41 AM
Photo Editor screwed this one... sorry.
Scarborough Covered Bridge, Cherry Hill, NJloki_1
Jul 14, 2003 12:03 PM
Not bad to have a covered bridge right in the middle of suburbia. The builder of my neighborhood built the bridge in 1958.
Why bridge pics?bburgoyne26
Jul 14, 2003 8:04 PM
I'm missing out on something here. What's up with pictures of bridges?
It was a board photo assignment. They'll be another one soon. nmKristin
Jul 15, 2003 5:49 AM
Over the Missouri River - Chamberlain SDScot_Gore
Jul 15, 2003 3:25 AM
Lewis & Clark went right through here.
Mackinaw Bridge - Michigan nmbburgoyne26
Jul 15, 2003 7:14 AM