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Forum: Commuting
11-02-12, 04:37 AM
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Posted By fletchh

Sadly, or joyfully, depending on your...

Sadly, or joyfully, depending on your perspective, today is my last day in this blog as I retire today. It's been great to see and here stories about cycling to work every day. A special thanks to...
Forum: Commuting
11-01-12, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

A nice morning at 45f (7C). There is still lots...

A nice morning at 45f (7C). There is still lots of debris on the side of the roads from Sandy, but everything is passable. I brought my bike trailer in today to clean out my office, and lost my front...
Forum: Commuting
10-31-12, 04:42 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Just a cloudy morning, post Sandy at 41f (5c). I...

Just a cloudy morning, post Sandy at 41f (5c). I had off mon and tues, due to Sandy, but it wasn't as bad as it could have been. The Jersey shore got clobbered. It was my first hurricane in 55 years...
Forum: Commuting
10-26-12, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

A very nice warm ride again at 62f (17c)....

A very nice warm ride again at 62f (17c). Everyone is talking Sandy for the begining of next week, so I guess we will see how much rain/wind we get. The blustery mornings are a pleasure, in which to...
Forum: Commuting
10-25-12, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Nice and warm at 62f (17c). There was some fog...

Nice and warm at 62f (17c). There was some fog hanging over, but not too much reaching the ground.
Forum: Commuting
10-24-12, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Yes, flat tires can be frustrating. The last one,...

Yes, flat tires can be frustrating. The last one, I ran the inside of the tire with my hand to see what might have caused it, but couldn't find anything. I put in a patched tube and it got me home,...
Forum: Commuting
10-24-12, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Back to sleevless and shorts at 57f (14c). It is...

Back to sleevless and shorts at 57f (14c). It is supposed to be warm today, so the ride home will be nice.
Forum: Commuting
10-23-12, 04:38 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

A tad warmer than yesterday at 49f (9c). Deer are...

A tad warmer than yesterday at 49f (9c). Deer are just about everywhere, and so far I just see them bolting in the dark.
Forum: Commuting
10-22-12, 04:36 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

A chilly morning at 47f (8c). It was a quiet ride...

A chilly morning at 47f (8c). It was a quiet ride in, and not as many cars, with which to deal. I spent time on my bike this weekend in the woods, and I sorely miss the woods.
Forum: Commuting
10-18-12, 04:36 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

A chilly ride at 46f (8c). Last day of commuting...

A chilly ride at 46f (8c). Last day of commuting for this week, although, I have errands, which I will do on my bike tomorrow. It is always nice to break from the same routine and go somewhere else.
Forum: Commuting
10-17-12, 04:37 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

A quiet ride in and a bit of a chill at 43f (6c)....

A quiet ride in and a bit of a chill at 43f (6c). It feels cooler, because it is drier, but the day should warm up a bit.
Forum: Commuting
10-16-12, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

A nice ride in at 50f (10c). 14 degrees F, cooler...

A nice ride in at 50f (10c). 14 degrees F, cooler than yesterday. Too many cars yesterday going home, and some days are just like that.
Forum: Commuting
10-15-12, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

A very nice warm morning at 66f (19c). It was one...

A very nice warm morning at 66f (19c). It was one of those beautiful nights to have spent near a campfire, talking about anything and everything with good friends.
Forum: Commuting
10-12-12, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Chilly, chilly at 40f (4c). I passed several...

Chilly, chilly at 40f (4c). I passed several school bus stops in the dark, and saw a number of children in holloween costumes. I just happened to be in all red, mostly because it was clean. It is...
Forum: Commuting
10-11-12, 04:28 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

It was mild this morning at 48f (9c), but the...

It was mild this morning at 48f (9c), but the northwest wind was a reminder of the chilly weather all around.
Forum: Commuting
10-10-12, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

A nice warm morning at 56f (13c). Foggy, but all...

A nice warm morning at 56f (13c). Foggy, but all the street lamps were on, and that is nice. Fog is the only time they all get turned on. Tomorrow with clear skies, most will be off, and the ride...
Forum: Commuting
10-09-12, 04:44 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

A mild rainy morning at 48f (9c). I didn't get...

A mild rainy morning at 48f (9c). I didn't get soaked, but just wet. This is good, since I didn't rain proof my lunch.
Forum: Commuting
10-04-12, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Very warm at 71f (22c). As I started on my last...

Very warm at 71f (22c). As I started on my last leg, it started to rain lightly. This was a surprise to me as it was supposed to be a picture
perfect day. 3rd day in row bringing my bike into the...
Forum: Commuting
10-03-12, 04:38 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Wet foggy morning at 65f (18C). I couldn't keep...

Wet foggy morning at 65f (18C). I couldn't keep my glasses clear, so I pulled them down a bit. Riding in wet fog is worse than a heavy rain. The rain will roll off the glasses and only need a cursory...
Forum: Commuting
10-02-12, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

After a chilly morning yesterday, back to warm...

After a chilly morning yesterday, back to warm 65f (18c). Rode between storms today, and will see if I get lucky going home.
Forum: Commuting
10-01-12, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

A very pretty morning at 50f (10c) with the moon...

A very pretty morning at 50f (10c) with the moon casting down it's silvery magic on some of the darkest areas. It would have been a great night for camping, and creating songs and poetry about the...
Forum: Commuting
09-28-12, 05:33 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Warm and cloudy at 67f (19c), and I missed the...

Warm and cloudy at 67f (19c), and I missed the rain again. It looks just to be a cloudy afternoon, so I should be getting home in nice weather.
Even my later fridays are now in the dark. 6 more...
Forum: Commuting
09-27-12, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Warm this morning with cloudy skies at 67f (19c)....

Warm this morning with cloudy skies at 67f (19c). A nice ride in, although flashes in the distance gave me incentive to ride faster this morning. I miss the chilly clear skies, but I like the warm...
Forum: Commuting
09-26-12, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

And just like that it got warm again, 62f (17c)....

And just like that it got warm again, 62f (17c). It was raining heavy when I woke up, but by the time I dressed and made lunch, it had ceased. The good thing is that they are not calling for rain...
Forum: Commuting
09-26-12, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Yep, also when you are stopped at a redlight or...

Yep, also when you are stopped at a redlight or stop signs and bicycles are in the cross traffic. Although, in the winter I have a dearth of riders. There are a couple of us, but not as many as in...
Forum: Commuting
09-25-12, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

The chilliest day since April at 47f (8C). I did...

The chilliest day since April at 47f (8C). I did enjoy looking up and seeing the stars and full constellations, then I reminded myself that cars come out of nowhere, so pay attention.
Forum: Commuting
09-24-12, 04:36 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Cool ride in at 53f (12c). It felt warmer, but...

Cool ride in at 53f (12c). It felt warmer, but the nights are moving into the chillier realm.
Forum: Commuting
09-21-12, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

A lovely day at 53f (12C), and I beat the school...

A lovely day at 53f (12C), and I beat the school bus again on the longest stretch of my ride. The problem with this is of course some day I will be sitting behind that bus as I catch up to him at...
Forum: Commuting
09-20-12, 04:24 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Chilly ride in at 50f (10c). The sky was mostly...

Chilly ride in at 50f (10c). The sky was mostly visible and beautiful. It is pleasant to be riding along and gaze up and see many stars above you.
Forum: Commuting
09-19-12, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

A perfect morning at 61 f (16c). Yesterday...

A perfect morning at 61 f (16c). Yesterday afternoon I got lucky. I saw a trough in the storm about 10 minutes before I normally leave, got dressed and bolted out the door. It spit, and it was dark,...
Forum: Commuting
09-18-12, 04:37 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Back to warm mornings at 70f (21C). The trees...

Back to warm mornings at 70f (21C). The trees were dripping and the roads were wet, but I got in before anything big. This afternoon is shaping upto be wild. I'll be hanging out waiting to catch a...
Forum: Commuting
09-17-12, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

A nice cool morning at 55f (13c). One deer...

A nice cool morning at 55f (13c). One deer meandering across the street after raiding a neighborhood. I lost two tamatoes this weekend to the deer, and this time of year is precious when it comes to...
Forum: Commuting
09-14-12, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Foggy this morning, but still nice 56f (13c). I...

Foggy this morning, but still nice 56f (13c). I had to race to stay ahead of a school bus, and he had enough stops to accomodate me on the uphill. Once on the downhill, I just coasted.
Forum: Commuting
09-13-12, 04:26 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Commute today was very good at 55f (13c). The...

Commute today was very good at 55f (13c). The afternoons are getting warmer, but not hot, so they are pleasant also. It seems that time of year when street lamps are turned off in various places, so...
Forum: Commuting
09-12-12, 04:27 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Another nice morning 55f (13C), although the...

Another nice morning 55f (13C), although the crazy driving has continued. I was in the right lane stopping for a red light and a car behind me swerved around me and blew through the light. Coming...
Forum: Commuting
09-11-12, 04:26 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

A bit chilly this mornning at 52f (11c). My hands...

A bit chilly this mornning at 52f (11c). My hands were a bit chilly going down hill, but everything else seemed ok. It is suppose to be a bit warmer
each morning, but realtive to the time of year.
Forum: Commuting
09-07-12, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

A very nice ride in and cooler at 68f (20c)....

A very nice ride in and cooler at 68f (20c). Temps are supposed to go down a bit this weekend, but nothing too bad.
Forum: Commuting
09-06-12, 04:24 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

A pleasant ride today at 75f (24c). It is not as...

A pleasant ride today at 75f (24c). It is not as muggy as it has been. There is still rain in the forecast, but this should be the last of it for a couple days.
Forum: Commuting
09-05-12, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Warm and muggy this morning at 78f (26c). Lots of...

Warm and muggy this morning at 78f (26c). Lots of clouds, but it is difficult to tell what it is going to do. I will bring the bike in, if rain gets heavy .
Forum: Commuting
09-04-12, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Warm and humid this morning 75f (24c). Rain in...

Warm and humid this morning 75f (24c). Rain in the forecast, and it appears to be in the forecast for the next several days.
Forum: Commuting
08-31-12, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

I enjoy my late fridays as I see more cyclists...

I enjoy my late fridays as I see more cyclists out and about. A nice ride in and the temps are still good 69f (21c). The only downside to later fridays is racing to stay ahead of school buses,...
Forum: Commuting
08-30-12, 04:42 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Busy roads this morning, but a nice ride in at...

Busy roads this morning, but a nice ride in at 65f (18c). Toward the end of the week everything gets slower, but tomorrow is friday.
Forum: Commuting
08-29-12, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

A cool ride on the down hills, and very nice for...

A cool ride on the down hills, and very nice for riding. The temps are still wonderful 65f (18c). I am still adjusting to the increased morning and afternoon traffic since all the schools went back....
Forum: Commuting
08-28-12, 04:32 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Warm and muggy today at 75f (24c). It was a quiet...

Warm and muggy today at 75f (24c). It was a quiet ride in today and those are always nice. Rain happened after I got here, but I was prepared in case.
Forum: Commuting
08-27-12, 04:41 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Warmer today at 69f (21c). It was the first day...

Warmer today at 69f (21c). It was the first day of school back and the traffic was heavier. There was one cyclist in the dark who appeared lost
at a circle. He went down one fork, and as I...
Forum: Commuting
08-24-12, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Another beautiful day at 67f (19c). The traffic...

Another beautiful day at 67f (19c). The traffic was racing a little too much today for my comfort, but they stayed away.
Forum: Commuting
08-23-12, 04:35 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

The sad part is that they have built up the area...

The sad part is that they have built up the area so much that the animals have no place to go anymore. They have adpated to backyards and
slow flow waterinig holes. It is too bad that we couldn't...
Forum: Commuting
08-22-12, 04:32 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Dark, but pleasant at 64f (18c). A group of deer...

Dark, but pleasant at 64f (18c). A group of deer on the side of the road, and lots of bunnies, who no longer flee when they seem me coming. Only one deer bolted, the others just kept eating. I guess...
Forum: Commuting
08-21-12, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

Harry, good luck and best wishes for a good...

Harry, good luck and best wishes for a good recovery.

A nice day in today, and a bit chilly at 62f (17c). August has been nice to this area with cooler temps, and after a brutal July, it is...
Forum: Commuting
08-20-12, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 95,040
Posted By fletchh

A very nice cool morning at 68f (20c). The...

A very nice cool morning at 68f (20c). The morning sky was dark, and the daylight sky doesn't look too much better either. This is my last
week of driving through the college grounds, before all the...
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