Thread: It is raining
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Old 11-30-18, 10:53 AM
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Originally Posted by csrpenfab View Post
Yep, rain today makes me glad I got out to ride the last 5 days in a row! I hate taking my "nice" bike out in the muck and I usually resort to my old Hybrid if I really need to ride in the wet. Someday I'll put full fenders on the backup bike, but since it only rains about 2x a year here I'm not overly motivated to do that.
Nice bike or beater bike, not gonna happen going out if raining and HATE when I'm out and get caught. There is an exception though, if I paid $$$ for a ride then I'll take Old Blue, 1983 Paramount.

Originally Posted by DrIsotope View Post
Weather report said today would be almost 20 hours of non-stop rain, totaling 1.15". It's been raining for 15 hours (almost constantly, it took a few little breaks) and we've gotten 0.86"............
1.15" in 20 hours is a mist. 1" in 10 minutes is a Florida Liquid Sunshine common occurrence during rainy season.

Originally Posted by KraneXL View Post
Cycling in the wet is exponentially more dangerous than when its dry..............
More important than safety is keeping the bike as clean as possible during the ride. Makes clean-up after much-MUCH easier.
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