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Ride The Rainbow

Sunday, December 6, 2009

(Location: Rainbow Bridge, Texas. Time: ~4pm. Average speed: 60mph. Temperature: ~45°F/with wind chill=~31°F. Wind condition: Variable, 10mph)

I had a chance to capture this clip during a short 82-mile ride yesterday.  You can definitely see both the Rainbow Bridge and the Veterans Memorial Bridge on the left-side of the frame during the approach.  Try watching it in the HD (full-frame) mode–it’s better.  Enjoy!–Lorenzo


The Rainbow Bridge is the tallest bridge in Texas with a 177-ft.vertical clearance; whereas the Veterans Memorial Bridge only has 143-ft. (Source:  Wikipedia)

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. Ron permalink
    Tuesday, December 8, 2009 12:49 am

    Good job Lorenzo. Is it just me or were you passing everything on the road? It sounded like you were on a speed run at the Bonneville Salt Flats.

    • Tuesday, December 8, 2009 6:59 am

      Thanks, Ron! Cagers tend to slow down when their eyes go sightseeing as they ascend the bridge, so I guess I had to pass them. The loud noise, while lending realism, can be annoying sometimes. Maybe I will put a piece of tape over the microphone, next time.

      Lorenzo

  2. Larry permalink
    Tuesday, December 8, 2009 1:21 pm

    I got cold just watching the ride, but great video of the bridge.

  3. Denny permalink
    Tuesday, December 8, 2009 10:11 pm

    Nice, but so close to my house, wish you would have stopped for some coffee.
    Den

    • Wednesday, December 9, 2009 6:30 pm

      Thanks, Denny! Did you hear my “beep! beep!” as I rode by Saturday? I thought about stopping by; but that would only mean the ride home could get that much colder since I usually overstay. I will stop by next time, for sure.

      _Lorenzo

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