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Old 05-23-2018, 04:31 PM   #541
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Who's road over the Rainbow Bridge in Port Arthur? As scared of heights as I am, I'm going to try it next week.
Rob, keep your eyes closed and you will be fine!
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Old 05-23-2018, 04:50 PM   #542
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Rob, keep your eyes closed and you will be fine!
Bad thing, that could happen, some folks don't realize how real my fear is! I've heard of folks stopping on the Million Dollar hi way in Co. and freezing up, someone else has to finish the drive, that could be me.It's real.
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Old 05-23-2018, 08:39 PM   #543
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Rob, keep your eyes closed and you will be fine!
Crossed it last weekend No big deal, just look at the road and you will be ok
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Re: Interesting THE MONSTER



I don't know, might be scary. I remember getting down in the floor of the 70 Chrysler Newport, one like this

I think I read where it had to be tall enough for a battle ship to cross underneath with a dirigeable strapped to it
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Old 05-23-2018, 09:56 PM   #545
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Who's road over the Rainbow Bridge in Port Arthur? As scared of heights as I am, I'm going to try it next week.
This is a neat undertaking, especially on a bike. Sounds like something I want to do to.
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Old 05-24-2018, 07:34 AM   #546
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Old 05-24-2018, 01:24 PM   #547
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I understand the fear some have but it is really a non issue for most. That pic shown is greatly exaggerated, not even close to reality. Both bridges are open and have been for many months. The old bridge which is the object of concern is 146 ft to the water at road surface. It is steeper than the new bridge and there are many who have reservations. I know several "normal" folks who will not ever cross it, the fear is very real and cannot be denied. From what you are saying Rob, I think you might want to look at other routes just in case. Wouldn't want to see you have a real issue which could be seriously bad. Good luck.
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I understand the fear some have but it is really a non issue for most. That pic shown is greatly exaggerated, not even close to reality. Both bridges are open and have been for many months. The old bridge which is the object of concern is 146 ft to the water at road surface. It is steeper than the new bridge and there are many who have reservations. I know several "normal" folks who will not ever cross it, the fear is very real and cannot be denied. From what you are saying Rob, I think you might want to look at other routes just in case. Wouldn't want to see you have a real issue which could be seriously bad. Good luck.
it's not an exaggerated photo, those ugly Chrysler's actually did exist.
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Old 05-26-2018, 05:30 PM   #550
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A little over the line to me. Caption didn't show, this is at a visitation for the deceased rider. They have him sitting on his bike.
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Old 05-27-2018, 01:21 PM   #551
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Who's road over the Rainbow Bridge in Port Arthur? As scared of heights as I am, I'm going to try it next week.
Bonus points if you wheelie going up it Rob! Been over it before but never knew it was named Rainbow Bridge. Reminds me of Jimi Hendrix and fitting that the bridge is in Janis's hometown.

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Those of us on the western side(Port Arthur-Mid County) call it the Orange bridge. The name Rainbow was basically a Chamber of Commerce designation.

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A little over the line to me. Caption didn't show, this is at a visitation for the deceased rider. They have him sitting on his bike.
Yep. No real surprise though.
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A little over the line to me. Caption didn't show, this is at a visitation for the deceased rider. They have him sitting on his bike.
No helmet?
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When I see a golf course, All I can think of is cantering a horse through it.
I'll have to look that up. ha
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I hear they can be fun on a 3 wheeler. Just don’t drop your wallet while on the course. They will come find you. LOL Not me but a friend in HS.
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