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Originally Posted by DropBarFan View Post
Not many spots in USA that don't get cold sometimes. I've been in central/coastal Florida when it was 38 F & raining. I think the main thing is to avoid snow. In dry weather, 40's can be quite pleasant for cycling. Short winter days give less daylight for riding though. With an open schedule I guess that's tolerable but one gets less touring for the time/money than in the other 3 seasons.
It is all relative. The big question is for the OP, how cold is cold? Even here on the panhandle (Tallahassee) it never really snows, not real accumulating snow that amounts to anything. Yes it does get cold, but other than some freak low that happens only very rarely it typically hits 50F at some point during the day. Personally, I have found winter here a lot nicer than summer for riding and if I were to tour here I'd definitely choose winter over summer.

Obviously you can go further south in Florida where it is warmer yet.
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