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Cannot bike makes me sad.

Old 05-07-17, 11:58 AM
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Cannot bike makes me sad.

For the last few days I been unable to go out and ride my bike. This kind of makes me sad, but at least I have a good reason. There is a pathway somewhere under all that water.....

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Old 05-07-17, 12:02 PM
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Hope like heck you can swim, or at least float.
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Old 05-07-17, 12:03 PM
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Lame excuse. Get one of those:
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Cycling is something I enjoy but my happiness is not tied to it.

The flooding is terrible however. I hope is subsides soon.
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Old 05-07-17, 02:14 PM
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I am getting pretty antsy myself. Been unable to go out for the last 2 weeks because of this extremely cold and wet Spring. Actually we have snow in the forecast today.
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Old 05-07-17, 02:17 PM
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This happened to me yesterday. Went to gravel pits one of my favorite places to ride and I checked multiple trails and they were all under water. This is the road to the parking lot..
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Old 05-07-17, 02:17 PM
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Old 05-07-17, 02:31 PM
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When you get antsy to ride, it's a beautiful thing. Your next ride will be all that much sweeter.
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Was just about to head out when the skies opened up on me. Debating if I want to risk it anyhow. I think tonight the fenders go back on the bike!
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Old 05-07-17, 03:15 PM
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I don't recognize the bridge, where is that?
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Originally Posted by Semipedersen View Post
Lame excuse. Get one of those:
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Lame excuse anyway. You don't need a MUP in order to bicycle.
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Old 05-07-17, 07:30 PM
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Wow, thats alot of water. Hopefully you can ride soon.
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Old 05-07-17, 07:38 PM
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Same here as of recently. trying to get back into it
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Old 05-07-17, 07:49 PM
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This is my city right now Military has been called to help with the effort. This picture is 3 days old. It's much worst now.

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Old 05-07-17, 08:15 PM
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I've certainly been in flood waters so deep that I couldn't use my car, but never so deep that I couldn't still bike.
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I'm from the same city. There's been water on the trails for 3 weeks, just got a huge downpour. It looks like this has beaten the centenary flood that everyone designs to.....
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Old 05-08-17, 06:24 PM
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Here's an animated GIF that shows before and after. After picture is from today.

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Old 05-08-17, 06:54 PM
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My house did not get flooded but the normally empty drainage ditch at the end of my street is full of water. So full you could float the USS Nimitz in it...
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Old 05-08-17, 07:41 PM
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For the last few days I been unable to go out and ride my bike. This kind of makes me sad, but at least I have a good reason. There is a pathway somewhere under all that water.....

Quebec/Montreal area ?
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Old 05-08-17, 07:44 PM
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Ottawa in that picture. But storm hit All of Southern Ontario and parts of Quebec. I think New Brunswick had to call in the army too.
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Old 05-13-17, 05:47 PM
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Wow that flooding is crazy! I'm kind of glad I live in Denver and there is very little chance of flooding in most of the city. However we are practically in a desert. Pros and cons to living everywhere I suppose.
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