Riverside Drive, in Richmond, Virginia, is one of the most scenic spots I know of for cycling. On any given Saturday or Sunday in the summer there are far more cyclists and runners on this road than cars. Although this stretch is flat and runs right along the James River, the road also offers several steep climbs and descents.
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In every cycling event I’ve participated in, it seems like people ride in waves. I got the impression these six cyclists were actually two groups of three that just happened to be riding at the same pace.
On October 6 I visited one of the more scenic spots along the Tour de Richmond cycling route to try my hand at photographing cyclists in motion. This photo really captures the speed and motion of cycling as I wanted to portray it. I thought it fit in well with this week’s photo challenge because the cyclist looks really happy too! Click on the photo to see a larger image.
The high dive at Hungry Mother State Park in Marion, VA offers swimmers a thrill as they escape the heat.