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You Steel My Heart

Today I rode home on this GLORIOUS spring day, across the fantastic Steel Bridge. I've been waiting for the rain to go away so I can explore different ways home. I can't believe I get to take these fantastic commutes!

I biked along the Willamette river under cherry trees and then huffed up the hill to cruise across the huge, black metal span of the Steel Bridge, racing the MAX train,and stopping to take these pictures.

The view of Portland from all of the bridges is superb. This city is soooooo beautiful!!! It's like a fairyland of perfect views, everywhere you look. The contrasting downtown architecture, the rolling hills, dramatic skies, and even the radio towers resembling smaller Eiffel towers. I love it all!

After crossing the bridge I sped in a spiral down a ramp onto the eastside esplanade. What a treat! Now I'm at the river's surface, on a smooth, wide path filled with other bikers and happy pedestrians, now I'm circling the massive bases of the Morrison b…