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Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Does this look like it's downhill?
I thought so too. But it's actually a classic "false flat" which actually felt more like "a false uphill." I wandered around the lakes on the slopes of Mt Bachelor on a picture-perfect day. The combination of high altitudes and almost constant uphill grade made the first half of the ride harder than I expected. However, I flew back at speeds that made me appreciate the one disk brake I do have on my recumbent.
The sign is self explanatory.
Devil's Lake--the turnaround point for my ride. Actually, it was hard to turn around and leave this place--so I stayed and watched the sun move across the lake for an hour or so. No other events took place.