Tag Archives: Draper Lake

Wandering East of Draper Lake

Today I decided I was not a cyclist, but a photographer who rides. While I would normally make the Draper Lake loop on Mondays, this time I went out into the hills east of Draper. This is my old stomping … Continue reading

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Just a Few Shots

It was overcast Monday, and Tuesday’s ride was rained out. So all I got were a few dreary looking shots from the Monday ride. It’s really nice and green, but it heralds muggy days coming this summer. Then again, this … Continue reading

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The New Bike

Here it is: Specialized Men’s Diverge Comp E5, 56cm. I like how the rather bland paint color hides how expensive this thing was. Actually, the retail was $1900, but because it was last year’s model, I got it at a … Continue reading

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Draper Training Loop 04

Nothing really special this time out. I rode clockwise around the lake, so that meant hitting the bigger hills first. The temperature ran from 60° to 68° F during the ride with a moderate southerly breeze. The skies went from … Continue reading

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Draper Training Ride 03

Largely uneventful, today was likely my last ride before the bikepacking trip to Red Rock Canyon. This image shows drainage under the bikeway on the north end of the Draper Lake. There is one remaining ridge, buried under the earthen … Continue reading

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Draper Training Ride 02

Instead of a high performance ride this time, I stopped frequently for photographs. I’m working on collecting a number of road and route shots for generic use, but also working on just taking evocative images in the first place. This … Continue reading

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Draper Training Ride 01

From here on out, much of what I do on the bike reflects a concerted effort to prepare for the spring bikepacking season. For example, I’ll keep the saddlebags on my bike, even if there’s nothing much in them. I … Continue reading

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