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Not much left of leaf looking season on the northern section of Pennsylvania's Pine Creek Trail.

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Still some color to be seen on the southern end though.

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The one on the left didn't get the memo.

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I rode out to West Forf Trail Camp for a quick weekend overnighter in my local mountains. Just a short, 10 mile, out and back fire road ride to camp, while my backpacking buddies hiked on an adjacent foot trail. This is in the San Gabriel Mountains in the Los Angeles area. 1,700 ft elevation gain on the way back.
 

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I rode out to West Forf Trail Camp for a quick weekend overnighter in my local mountains. Just a short, 10 mile, out and back fire road ride to camp, while my backpacking buddies hiked on an adjacent foot trail. This is in the San Gabriel Mountains in the Los Angeles area. 1,700 ft elevation gain on the way back.
That looks like a great time!
 
It's getting colder now...
Started out at 8C, and returned home at 11C. I hauled out the heated gloves and charged them up. Three layers of long sleeves got me going.
What a beautiful sunny day for another quickie to Mud bay and back, around 25km.



This is a view from the bottom of a switchback that gets you up and over the train tracks beside the greenway to Hwy 10 and the South entrance to Watershed Park...



The path down to Colebrook road...



The tide is way, way out...





These look to be the elevated walkway/trails that have been worked on for many months...



Don't let the new green grass fool you. Sections are VERY muddy and my bike was a mess. Fun though, and I probably should not have been on them if the city had their way...



I'll clean up the mess later...
 
Today's Plan A was to finish chores, then ride a few 3.2-mile late-afternoon laps in the largely empty bluff-top campground at Carlsbad State Beach. But when I got down close to the water at North Ponto Beach, the north Plan A turn-around, I got a pleasant surprise: The tide was very low, and the sand looked rideable for quite a ways in both directions!

Well then, on to Plan B: A 3.6 mi up-and-back beach ride between Terramar and the stairs up to the campground store. What a treat!

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Looking south toward the La Jolla Peninsula. This drop-dead gorgeous October day was one of the clearest since last winter. At 5 pm, it was still over 70°F with a steady 10-knot breeze from the north.

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Turned around here, just short of Terramar, to keep well away from the saltwater standing on the beach. Turned around at the south end for the same reason.

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Looking south along the beach toward the campground bluff with South Ponto Beach and the cliffs of Encinitas beyond.

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My 2.3" hybrid tires were wide enough the whole way this time. PAS 2/9 left me with just the right combo of exertion and speed over the sand.

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Very few people on the beach and no other bikes. Communing with the Pacific at its best!

Once home, rinsed off the salt and sand with a garden sprayer bought for that purpose. The fan pattern makes it fast, precise, and thorough. Thanks again to @m@Robertson for teaching me that trick.
 
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Here is beach view ride and a very cool Bird House rest stop on the way.

Birdhouses remind me of a little story from many years ago. I had been blocking the entrance to a birdhouse with the idea to discourage English sparrows. Then I noticed a chickadee hovering around it, seeming frustrated because he couldn't get in. He finally gave it up and move over to a very unsuitable building site (exposed directly to any rain and whatever predators might take an interest in him). I finally relented and removed the blockage to the house, and he immediately spotted that. He was just about bursting with excitement as he summoned his wife, and brought her over to see what he had found. He popped into and out of the entrance half a dozen times demonstrating to her what a marvelous place he had scored. Meanwhile, the sparrows had moved on.

I find it rewarding not only to see the many species, especially anyone exotic, as we are now starting to see as global warming expands habitats farther north, but also to watch their behaviors and habits, which can be very amusing and revealing of both intelligence and individuality.

So, do birds take up residence in any of those birdhouses, or to they regard it as an overcrowded tenement?
 
There are a couple of old growth grove holdouts by my place. The one with all the green on it was huge at the base and then branched off into two.

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Unfortunately the green vine will eventually kill that tree.
English ivy is such a scourge, because it grows happily in sun or shade. But you can stop that from happening. Get in there with loppers and remove the vines to a height of 6 ft or whatever you can reach. Clear away the ivy around the base of the tree. The vines above will die. Go on now: it'll thank you.
 
This is on Oahu Pearl Harbor Historic Bike Path.
I miss @theloafer.
 

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