Open roads, wheatfields and quattros
pjrose at frontiernet.net
Wed Apr 10 10:04:00 EDT 2002
Nicely put, Greg!
And it sets an appropriate mood as I've decided it's now time to
change over to the summer rims/tires.
At 9:12 PM -0700 4/9/02, Greg Johnson wrote:
> Fellow Audians,
>My round trip commute is blistering 2.5 miles. Hence, my long legged
>'91 200 20v tqa does get much of an opportunity to stretch its legs.
>Went to Seattle last weekend for an IP conference. The trip over was
>all freeway (90). Cars, trucks, and with the exception of the climb out
>of the Colombia River Valley and eventually over the Cascades, boring.
>On the way back (Sunday afternoon) the fun started up Snoqualmie Pass.
>The last part before the summit is long and steep. You gotta love a
>turbo here. It just keeps pumping in that cold moist mountain air and
>as the rest of the cars fade, you just keep rolling. I stayed on 90
>through the Colombia River Valley (always fun) and got off just east of
>George and took 283 to Ephrata and then 28 through Odessa and on to
>Davenport. From 90 to Davenport (not counting the towns) I don't think
>I saw 25 other vehicles and most of them were in clumps of two and
>three. You get to roll and then back off when you see a car in the
>distance, and then roll again. It was wonderful - a little over 100
>miles of open road, sunshine, wheatfields, and a quattro doing what Audi
Phil Rose Rochester, NY USA
'91 200q (130 Kmiles, Lago blue)
'91 200q (57 Kmiles, Tornado red)
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