Sunday, November 9, 2014

Cool Image Site images

A few nice image site images I found:

Klamath Falls Mountain Bike Trails - 911
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Image by ex_magician
Ringo posing atop the highest point of a very steep trail called 911. There is a crucifix here, that appears to have been vandalized and repaired, and the ziplock bag seen in some of the photos contains some xeroxed notes and a copy of the New Testament and Psalms (I looked).

Klamath Falls has some very nice mountain bike trails. I have been riding them since 1988 when I bought my first mountain bike. Most of the trails in these photos are on public land but most of the trails are on private property and the mountain bikers have had full access for two decades.

Regrettably many of the trails are now the sites of land development, including some gated communities. Every time I ride or trail run up here, which is nearly every day, I see some new development. I am not complaining - it has been private land all these years and I am glad for the many years of terrific riding we have had. Who wouldn't want to live here? It is a wonderful place.

2007 Audi R8 (09)
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Image by Georg Schwalbach (GS1311)
The Audi R8 is a sports car with a longitudinally mounted mid-engine, and uses Audi's 'trademark' quattro permanent four-wheel drive system. It was introduced by the German automaker Audi AG in 2006. The car was exclusively designed, developed, and manufactured by Audi AG's high performance private subsidiary company, quattro GmbH, and is derived from the Lamborghini Gallardo. The fundamental construction of the R8 is based on the "Audi Space Frame", and uses an aluminium monocoque which is built around a space frame. The car is built by quattro GmbH in a newly renovated factory at Audi's 'aluminium site' at Neckarsulm in Germany.

In 2005, Audi announced that the name of the successful Audi R8 race car would be used for a new road car in 2007, the Audi R8, based on the Audi Le Mans quattro concept car, appearing at the 2003 International Geneva Motor Show, and 2003 Frankfurt International Motor Show. The R8 road car was officially launched at the Paris Auto Show on 30 September 2006. There was some confusion with the name, which the car shares with the 24 Hours of Le Mans winning R8 Le Mans Prototype (LMP), and also the 1989 Mk2 Rover 200, codenamed R8.


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Der Audi R8 ist ein Mittelmotor-Sportwagen von Audi, der im September 2006 der Öffentlichkeit vorgestellt wurde. Die Namensgebung beruht auf dem erfolgreichen Le-Mans-Rennprototyp Audi R8.

Das Modell wird im Audi-Werk Neckarsulm von der quattro GmbH produziert. Es basiert auf der Studie Le Mans quattro, die 2003 auf der IAA vorgestellt wurde. Zur Gewichtseinsparung besteht die Karosserie des Wagens vollständig aus Aluminium.