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"There's no such thing as bad weather"

Old 11-26-19, 07:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Flip Flop Rider View Post
what's the proper clothing for a tornado?
A cape, a peaked hat and a broom.
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Old 11-26-19, 08:42 AM
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Originally Posted by rseeker View Post
A cape, a peaked hat and a broom.
Touche!
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Old 11-26-19, 12:21 PM
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I must be entering a new phase in the aging process. I'm almost 72 and have made the decision to cycle through the winter. I won't cycle in snow, and I'm not keen on cycling when the temps dip into the 30s, but so far so good. Yesterday I cycled at 40 degrees and got caught in a snow squall. No problem. I was warm and comfortable.
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Old 11-26-19, 02:50 PM
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Don't take it too literally or seriously. Certainly there are some very bad days, but the point is that mildly unpleasant weather is quite tolerable when you're prepared. And it can even be pleasant, either because of your preparation making it tolerable or because it was challenging but rewarding.
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Yes, certainly not to be taken as an absolute statement.

My problem comes when the air gets cold, like near the freezing point. I get lung burn from it, and ended up with severe bronchitis last time I overdid it in cold air. It's the only thing about the cold that bothers me. Otherwise, once I get moving, I stay warm.

But, there is a simple solution to this - a balaclava, or neck warmer pulled over my nose. That's all it takes to keep my lungs going.

So, in this case, it's all about the clothing.

BTW, I'm looking at 5 to 8 inches of snow tomorrow. I'm going out.
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Old 12-02-19, 12:41 PM
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And here I was in GA thinking it's the wrong time of year to take up biking again. I have it easy here compared to most I've read!
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