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Nathan, u didn't hit up Hodads while u were in SD? That is my all time favorite burger joint in the Gas Lamp district. They have the best burger and shake EVER!

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Wow! Makes Forest Gump's run across the American wasteland look interesting.

How many miles to the next coffee stop?

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Is that cycling path exclusively for bicycles? Are any other people/rollerbladers/vehicles/etc. allowed?

Are there many sandstorms? Do you ever get sand blowing in your face? Sand in the drivetrain?


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Is that cycling path exclusively for bicycles?


I can't answer your other questions, but for the first, here are a few links for information:
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Al+Qudra+cycling+path+of+Dubai

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Calnago wrote:
Wow! Makes Forest Gump's run across the American wasteland look interesting.

How many miles to the next coffee stop?



HammerTime2 wrote:
Is that cycling path exclusively for bicycles? Are any other people/rollerbladers/vehicles/etc. allowed?

Are there many sandstorms? Do you ever get sand blowing in your face? Sand in the drivetrain?


Was actually my very first ride to Al Qudra. This is a cycling path exclusively for bicycles, no other kind of vehicle allowed. There was a runner doing a 50km loop but didnt bother anyone. There was head wind in the first half of the ride limiting avg speed to 30Km/h but no sand blowing around. On the second half, having tail wind, avg speed was easily kept on the high 40s. There is rest area with coffee shop and a Trek store(!!) on the close of the loop. I was told that when gets windy they are having it cleared up all the way!

There is also a very pleasant temp this time of the year, up to 31 Celsius.

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Begin of the 85Km ride


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Sun is rising!


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Can stop under the shadow


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Trek Store


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makes it clear is fo bicycle use only!


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Anyone know whether the massive storm in the Philippines is in makoy's area? Looks terrible over there.


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Great photos, one climb for me please :lol:

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Anyone know whether the massive storm in the Philippines is in makoy's area? Looks terrible over there.


"Haiyan, the strongest tropical cyclone [typhoon] on record to make landfall" @ 195mph

it made landfall on the central part of the archipelago, the Visayas. Approximately 360 miles from where we live. We just felt the strong winds while the badly hit areas really look bad, as we can only see from out television.

while waiting for the wind...

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