What Famous Landmark did you ride by today?

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What Famous Landmark did you ride by today?

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Most of just love to get out and ride.
Where did you ride today?

* San Diego Mission de Alcala
* San Diego State University
* Sea World San Diego
* The Pacific Ocean (Ocean Beach & Mission Beach)
* Qualcom Stadium
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space house signal mtn TN last weekend
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The only "famous" "landmark" I rode past today was Reeds Lake, on my way to lunch with a friend. But it was on my bike, because the scooter is in the shop for service and brake work. This is in prep for my Lake Huron ride next week, when I'll be passing a few actual famous landmarks (e.g. Mackinac and Blue Water Bridges).
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on my ride home from work this morning,
-the Pentagon
-US Air Force Memorial

behind the AF Mem was a good panorama of the District, including the Washington Monument and Capitol.
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The town pool? :-P I don't belive there is anything famous anywhere near me.
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So far today-
Beverly Hills High School
Fox Studios/ the Fox building in Century City which is the building in Die Hard
Rodeo Drive
it's early still.....
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this thread is pretty useless without pics. next time, stop, snap a photo of your buddy in front of said landmark, and post it.
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JSharpPhoto wrote:this thread is pretty useless without pics. next time, stop, snap a photo of your buddy in front of said landmark, and post it.
agreed pics make it more interesting! thanks for sharing though
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World War I Monument & Museum. THe only nationally recognized memorial for WWI.
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The most famous place I drove by today was the house were me and my first wife used to live. I guess that would be infamous, wouldn't it?
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I get to ride by monuments every day living in DC but it's surprisingly hard to get photos in front of them. I finally got some night shots for my blog in front of the Capitol and the Washington monument tonight though.
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Nothing 'fancy' just the ball park...
http://www.yorkrevolution.com/index.cfm
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took Jules bike to Modern Classics for her to get it serviced, passed a few interesting spots I usually do, so snapped the photo today. And the Palm Pre is a decent phone, but the picture quality sucks.
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The most underwhelming landmark in the country: Plymouth Rock.
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I think that's the reason I've never bothered to go see plymouth rock. :-P
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Monmouth Street and the Brass Ass.
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Legoland (every work day) Strawberry Fields of Carlsband (every work day)
Historic Hwy 101 (every work day).
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Yesterday I went by a “Famous” landmark, made famous by a movie; Wild Hogs.
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Follow this link for other places traveled that day: http://www.modernvespa.com/forum/topic68782
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I ride past the Ben and Jerry's factory a few times a week.
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My daily commute takes me along the route used by the British during their retreat to New York after the battle of Monmouth in 1778. Due to the congestion that is so much a part of commuting in NJ, one still occasionally witnesses the odd redcoat trying to thumb a ride.
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Blue Water Bridge(s) in Port Huron MI/Sarnia ON:
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Hooters.
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Radio King wrote:Hooters.
The question is what you rode by, not what you rode to. ;D
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Re: What Famous Landmark did you ride by today?

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Tee Jay wrote:Most of just love to get out and ride.
Where did you ride today?

* San Diego Mission de Alcala
* San Diego State University
* Sea World San Diego
* The Pacific Ocean (Ocean Beach & Mission Beach)
* Qualcom Stadium
so now I know who to look up as a tour guide for when we move to SD.
As far as us, we will ride by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on the way to the gym later. I look at the temps every day in SD and am drooling, I would love a week of upper 60's and low 70's, compared to the 106 heat index days we have been getting.
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What Famous Landmark did you ride by today?

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I just got back from a 4 day ride from Tijuana MX to Brookings Oregon. All along the 1North and the 101North. Everything from Star of India, Malibu, Monterey, Big Sur, San Fran, GoldenGate bridge, Fortt Bragg, rivers and bridges........ All on a Pamplona
I am trying to figure out how to post pics. Yes I read the tutorial, but will post ASAP

Any way have a fun and safe day riding
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peabody99 wrote:
Tee Jay wrote:Most of just love to get out and ride.
Where did you ride today?

* San Diego Mission de Alcala
* San Diego State University
* Sea World San Diego
* The Pacific Ocean (Ocean Beach & Mission Beach)
* Qualcom Stadium
so now I know who to look up as a tour guide for when we move to SD.
As far as us, we will ride by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on the way to the gym later. I look at the temps every day in SD and am drooling, I would love a week of upper 60's and low 70's, compared to the 106 heat index days we have been getting.
OH! you're the yellow vespa that may move to San Diego!! I like destination rides and was bummed to miss the creationism museum yesterday. Apparently unruly children are fed to alligators and dinosaurs there!

In the late fall, when the desert cools off I'm gonna lead at least one if not two overnighters. Ocean, mountains, and desert all in a day. One to Pioneer Town and one around the Salton Sea to Salvation Mountain.

It's lovely riding out here. You'll love it!
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jijifer wrote:It's lovely riding out here. You'll love it!
That's why I'm trying to get to SoCal very soon here as well. SDFD isn't hiring anytime soon, but I'm trying for several in the Los Angeles area.
peabody99 wrote:As far as us, we will ride by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame .
have you ever seen the house from "A Christmas Story"? I had read it is a small museum to the movie and in Cleveland as well.
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yup San Diego is a go, but since this ended up happening fast, I have to take care of some business here (renting condo, helping train my replacement at work so my co workers are not stuck with it).
My spouse will be out in less than a month and hopefully 2 scooters around the same time. So I will have a scooter to ride when I am out there until late November when I am there permanently. Given the economy, unemployment will sadly be in my cards so I will have some time on my hands to explore (which is not sad!)

As far as the Christmas Story House, it is about a 1.5 miles from my house, and I was by it all the time b/c I used to have client that lived catty corner from it. I have never been in though (shame on me). It also showed up in scooter tag a few times.
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peabody99 wrote:yup San Diego is a go, but since this ended up happening fast, I have to take care of some business here (renting condo, helping train my replacement at work so my co workers are not stuck with it).
My spouse will be out in less than a month and hopefully 2 scooters around the same time. So I will have a scooter to ride when I am out there until late November when I am there permanently. Given the economy, unemployment will sadly be in my cards so I will have some time on my hands to explore (which is not sad!)

As far as the Christmas Story House, it is about a 1.5 miles from my house, and I was by it all the time b/c I used to have client that lived catty corner from it. I have never been in though (shame on me). It also showed up in scooter tag a few times.
I came here from Chicago 5 years ago. It's weird getting used to no snow but totally welcome on my part. I go to Target to learn the season "oh, back to school" or "Oh, it's halloween" "Lookey there, christmas!" because the weather doesn't really change. :)
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lol. it reminds me when I lived in Florida. There was hot, and Freaking Hot for seasons. Luckily SD has nice, and freaking nice for seasons.
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took a ride up north a little bit to the Mormon Temple. It looks really cool all lit up at night, but this was for a scooter tag photo.
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