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Old 04-17-19, 11:16 AM
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No ride today, )-: . :-(

April sucks here
this AM


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Old 04-17-19, 12:24 PM
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Yes, this spring has been uncooperative in the weather department in the Midwest. Two days ago we had 3 inches of wet, nasty snow. A day later it all melted. Today it is 40 and overcast with high winds, and rain on the way. Not exactly motivating.
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Old 04-17-19, 01:57 PM
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AAAAARRRRRRRG
I hate Breakup

(started snowing again)
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Old 04-17-19, 02:18 PM
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Originally Posted by bogydave View Post
April sucks here
this AM

First of all what is anyone over the age of 50 doing living anywhere were it snows?. Today's ride on the Withlacoochee (North Central Fl) was sunny in the 70's-80's with slight SE wind. Just beautiful. After the ride a little swim in my pool and now enjoying a nice cold beer.
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Old 04-17-19, 02:33 PM
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Originally Posted by DowneasTTer View Post

First of all what is anyone over the age of 50 doing living anywhere were it snows?. Today's ride on the Withlacoochee (North Central Fl) was sunny in the 70's-80's with slight SE wind. Just beautiful. After the ride a little swim in my pool and now enjoying a nice cold beer.
First of all what is anyone over the age of 50 doing living anywhere were it snows?
I have no idea

Though this is Not typical,
I usually get some good riding in April thru May, then the fish start running
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Old 04-19-19, 11:03 AM
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FYI
30, more snow


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Has been a glorious day in London today. Had a little tool along the river before dinner. I am sure Alaska is lovely, but...
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Old 04-24-19, 12:32 PM
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Hate to brag BUT; today is one of those awesomely awsome Spring days. Bluebird sky and a light wind, flowers popping up everywhere, including dandylions on lawns, dogwood trees in blossom, many critters along the bike path, including human critters. I managed 19 miles at a pathetic pace but all I can manage currently and glad for it.
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No fat bike?
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Old 04-24-19, 04:15 PM
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No fat bike
tried studs once. Lots of layers
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sunny , snow melted from MUPs/roads
45, 15 mph wind
16 hours of daylight...
gonna try to get a ride
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No ride either it is raining. But we need the rain and I needed an off day.
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A miserable ride that felt good

Got a 15 mi ride in.
Low 40s, 15 wind
but dry
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Bib tights , ear covers, & 5 upper layers
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Mtns looking good
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not fun but felt good (if that makes sense)


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