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That’s the roundabouts in the shopping center north of Coors and Montano, on Albuquerque’s west side – the last piece in my “Roundabouts of Albuquerque” project. The blue line is the GPS track from today’s bike ride. Zoom out to see the whole thing.
Here’s the plan:
Every year, for my birthday, I ride my age – that is, mileage equal to the birthday at hand. This year’s 49 is coming up next weekend. That’s not a terribly ambitious distance (I rode 51 today, just to be sure I had the legs for the coming adventure).
At the same time, I’ve been collecting roundabouts – riding them with my GPS and collecting the resulting map image. See above. I know, I’m easily amused.
So here’s the birthday plan: a ride that traverses all the roundabouts in Albuquerque – at least all the ones I know about, with photo documentation and a GPS map to do with it. Thanks to some help from the fine folks at Duke City Fix (see discussion here)
The details of the route are still to be worked out – an amusing sort of traveling salesman problem, but definitely tractable. A route that hits all the roundabouts, as close to 49 miles as possible. But not less.