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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 12-20-2011, 11:32 AM Thread Starter
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What else are you going to do on a Tuesday?

Especially when it's 5℃, raining and quite miserable outside.

Ride.

My battery is getting weaker so I need to keep it charged, and I'm not the one to let the bike run inside a garage.

As usual, I bring you village roads and vistas from Montenegro (Crna Gora). I rarely meet people in these places so pictures feel a bit de-persenolized.
I met an elderly fella today, though. He was doing the same climb up the hill, and believe me it's steep, on foot. He was one from the past days who still carries a comb in his wallet and an umbrella everywhere he goes. He needed that umbrella today while rain was turning to hail and snow. He also didn't seem bothered about the walk. Probably been doing it his whole life. I felt a bit guilty and fortunate at the same time about my five high-tech layers of garments compared to his modest shirt, jacket and coat.
We exchanged a few words but I din't get to take a picture.































You can see the old fella just above the mirror.

























This is the view downwards from the place the above foto was taken.






Way down to the river from above shot.






A water crossing for the end. This silly picture took so much effort but I just had to do it.






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Absolutely spectacular scenery! But 5 degrees C? That's a bit cold for this Texan. It's 58 degrees F at the moment and that's considered cool for San Antonio. Guess we might be thought of as wimps.

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Great pictures. Thanks for the extra effort.
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More great pictures!! But DAMN it looks cold!!!!



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Thanks for sharing!
How lovely those places are!

5°C? It's not so cold

Is that possible to share the RB you've done?

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Great photos Ivan, love the last one.
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You are welcome fellas.

It wasn't that cold. I was geared up like a Michelin man and I actually came home soaked in sweat because I had to wrestle the bike from deep gravel a few times.
Real issue was that pin lock insert stopped working so my visor kept fogging.



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Thanks for sharing!
How lovely those places are!

5°C? It's not so cold

Is that possible to share the RB you've done?

What is an "RB"?
If you mean the map, here it is:
http://ridewithgps.com/routes/860001

It's ridiculously close to the city (10km) but seems very remote.
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My mistake.

RB means roadbook (I dunno if it's the same in English, but in French we use that word ).


Anyway, the link you gave is what I expected ;-)

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Absolutely beautiful place to ride, even if it is a tad cold! Thanks for sharing.

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