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PostPosted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 2:12 pm 
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That's the road to Tianmen Mountain in China. Not a road i've riden but looks pretty sweet.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tianmen_Mountain

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Yeah, me too! Looks awesome......save for that bus taking up the entire road. :shock:

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Weight Weenies trip to China anyone?! :lol:


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I've been trying to look up information on that road for months now, and as far as I can tell it's a non-public road. (EDIT: looked up information on it months ago, off-and-on)
Looking at mapping services, it actually doesn't show up as a normal road, but does appear only on a Satellite view. Along with a major piece of infrastructure at the juncture where this awesome, snake-like road appears and where the normal road ends, I'm thinking that access is limited.

Of course, if we can get a WW member in China to verify all of this... and possible negotiate access on behalf of some friends, then we may have a WW China trip on our hands.
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Ok, who is our man in China? :wink:

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Rollin around the 'hood. After getting dropped from this morning's group ride.

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That's the road to Tianmen Mountain in China. Not a road i've riden but looks pretty sweet.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tianmen_Mountain

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