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Old 02-06-19, 10:24 AM
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Originally Posted by JoeyBike View Post
Prevailing winds across the Great Plains is West to East. And that wind can be a real headache, especially if you are a late riser. So there's that consideration.
Often repeated, despite the evidence to the contrary. For example, Wichita, KS wind in July are almost entirely out of the south:

So the wind doesn't really help you on most days either way you're travelling. The fact that there is wind that's not within 30 degrees or so of pushing you from behind hurts, but unless or until you turn north, you just have to deal with it.
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