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Re: [OM] Nathan's PAD 18/2/2018: today's bike ride

Subject: Re: [OM] Nathan's PAD 18/2/2018: today's bike ride
From: ChrisB <ftog@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:36:50 +0000
Only 48km, eh, Nathan? :-)  Much better than I’ve ever done, that’s for sure.

Does the sign mean that the Ruta ciclista is in force only on holidays – that 
the authorities expect that sort of road use only occasionally?


> On 18 Feb 18, at 18:54, Nathan Wajsman <photo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I had intended to do a longish, 90 km ride today. But I felt weak this 
> morning, and the weather looked very un-promising, so I opted for a shorter 
> 48 km ride with about 600 m of climbing. Less than I wanted but better than 
> nothing. And it yielded some images from my little Ricoh GR, three of which 
> are here.
> On the way up to Aigües, I noticed a new sign, installed during this week 
> (since I cycled on this road last Sunday and the sign was not there). It 
> lowers the speed limit to 70 km/h from the usual 100 km/h, and reminds 
> drivers of the rule to allow cyclists 1.5 meters margin when passing (this is 
> a general rule everywhere in Spain):
> http://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-fGRQNDk/A 
> <http://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-fGRQNDk/A>
> As I said, the weather looked iffy:
> http://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-ZW3zJ5r/A 
> <http://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-ZW3zJ5r/A>
> But in the end I stayed largely dry, and while taking my break in Aigües, I 
> saw this delightful couple. It is very common around here to dress up the 
> children, especially the little girls, for Sunday:
> http://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-LB9F9L8/A 
> <http://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-LB9F9L8/A>

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