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Reader Rides: Somewhere in Virgina Photo Gallery

Marc Ritchie fell in love with the twisting roads of Virginia's Shenandoah National Park early on, and continues to ride them to this day. See photos from some of his favorite spots here.

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Overlooking the Shenandoah Valley above a layer of broken clouds.
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Looking southeast at one of the overlooks just south of Marys Rock Tunnel.
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Hemlock Springs Overlook after a late March snowstorm in 2013.
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Each season has a flavor all its own. The winter provides great, usually unlimited views as well as abundant ice formations on north facing rocks.
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Marys Rock Tunnel near the Thornton Gap entrance at Route 211.
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It's always a great place to ride with friends.
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One of the quickest hikes to one of the greatest views in the park is Stoney Man near Skyland. This was taken in late September of 2012.
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One of the first pictures of the missing dead tree at Thorofare Mountain Overlook in December of 2012. We had strong winds a few days before.
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Of course, there is the wild life.
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Some VTXs representing back in the day.