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According to the ferry website (http://stjohnsriverferry.com/) this closure is through February 17. For more updates or changes to this schedule, visit their website.

Jennifer

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South / MOVED: Safety in Florida
« on: January 13, 2016, 01:32:45 pm »

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We recently received the following notice regarding the closure of the Pacific Coast route through the city of Del Mar due to the heavy rains the area has received:

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Greetings Bicycling Community --
...Many of you may be aware that a FULL closure of southbound (SB) Camino del Mar (aka Hwy. 101/SR 21) is in effect in the City of Del Mar between Del Mar Heights Rd. and Carmel Valley Rd.  This closure is expected for 1-2 months.  Northbound traffic is still allowed in this segment, including bicyclists-- of course.  A detour has been established for SB vehicles-- SB Camino del Mar to eastbound (EB) Del Mar Heights Rd./4th St. to I-5 SB to westbound (WB) Carmel Valley Rd. and then back to SB Camino del Mar (Hwy. 101).   
There are several options for bicyclists to detour around the closure.  One that has been established for bicyclists is the shortest route which follows 4th St./ Del Mar Heights Rd eastbound to Mango Dr./ Portofino Dr. and then to WB Carmel Valley Rd. to Camino del Mar.  Extreme grades are present along that detour.  There are other routes available including EB Via de la Valle to SB El Camino Real to WB Carmel Valley Rd.-- a route that includes less intense grades than the proposed detour, but may not include dedicated bike lanes in all segments.  Vigilance by all cyclists is advised in all cases.  It should be noted that wrong-way driving on a bicycle is dangerous and against the California Vehicle Code. Detours should be followed and all cyclists should adhere to California Code.


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There are links to more information about this project on the Southern Tier section 2 map addenda:

http://www.adventurecycling.org/routes-and-maps/adventure-cycling-route-network/map-addenda/default.cfm#results

Jennifer


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General Discussion / Re: Flying with a bike . Help!
« on: November 09, 2015, 03:00:32 pm »
Hi Preston,

I posed your question to Alaska Airlines via Twitter (@alaskaair) and got this response:

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Hi! we'll accept your bike provided it is properly packed in a soft or hard sided case designed specifically for bikes. -Linnea

Best,
Jennifer

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Routes / Re: Bicycle Route 66
« on: November 09, 2015, 09:27:55 am »
Linda,

I don't know that there are any hard and fast reasons why Bicycle Route 66 could not be ridden west to east. In part, it will depend on your timing. For example, you don't want to be in the desert stretches of California at the height of summer.

Best,
Jennifer

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Routes / Re: Route from SF to LA
« on: October 27, 2015, 09:41:58 am »
Hello France,

What you are downloading is data, not a map. Where ever you display the data, you will need a background map from that source (smart device or gps unit).

Jennifer

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Routes / Re: Route from SF to LA
« on: October 26, 2015, 10:48:14 am »
Currently, the GPS data for that routing can be found on this page:

http://www.adventurecycling.org/routes-and-maps/adventure-cycling-route-network/digital-data-for-devices/routes/

There is also support available through the GPS Discussion area: http://forums.adventurecycling.org/index.php?board=3.0

Best,
Jennifer

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We just received notice of this bridge closure and the KY DOT recommended detour:

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Between Mercer, Garrard County Line and Breezy Way. The bridge is closed. The road is closed for repairs. A detour is in operation. See map for detour(s). For the next six months.

The Kennedy Mill Bridge on KY 152 at the Garrard Co/Mercer Co line is blocked. From the Garrard Co side to the Mercer Co side, motorists can take KY 152 East to US 27 South to KY 34 West to KY 2168 West to KY 33 North back to KY 152 East. From Mercer to Garrard, take KY 152 West to KY 33 South to KY 2168 East to KY 34 East to US 27 North to back to KY 152 West.

Jennifer

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And here is the Inci-Web page to follow the fire:

http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4514/

Jennifer

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Routes / Re: route 66 updates
« on: August 05, 2015, 01:35:11 pm »
There was a blog post on the issues we were having with the route in California due to bridges being out and road conditions being extremely poor:

http://www.adventurecycling.org/resources/blog/solution-bicycle-route-66-concerns/

Specific information on the detours necessary are on the addenda for Bicycle Route 66 Section 6:

http://www.adventurecycling.org/routes-and-maps/adventure-cycling-route-network/map-addenda/

When you buy the maps a paper version of the addenda will be included but it is also advised to check online before you go and part way through your trip for updated information.

.Jennifer.

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There is a bridge out just before McLean, IL and no clear directions on what to do

I'd like to look into this. Can you give me more information about where this is? Is it any of the projects listed on this page:

http://www.mcleancountyil.gov/index.aspx?nid=319

Thanks,
.Jennifer.

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Routes / Re: Ochco Divide Campground on Trans-Am (Oregon)
« on: July 16, 2015, 04:53:18 pm »
No problem. I hope they can help!

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Routes / Re: Ochco Divide Campground on Trans-Am (Oregon)
« on: July 16, 2015, 04:35:42 pm »
I sent this out on Twitter to help you find the answer. Someone forwarded it to Good Bike Co in Prineville. They might know something, I'd check with them: http://goodbikeco.com/

.Jenn.

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