General Cycling Discussion - UGH!!! Insomnia
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06-13-05, 02:58 AM
I hate this, I just woke up after 2 1/2 hours of sleep. It is 1:00 am. I guess I will go for my ride now. Does this ever happen to anyone else? Good thing I have three back lights and a bright headlight.
I feel your pain. Here in Latvia at this time of year the sun sets at around midnight and rises at about 3:30AM. It makes sleeping rather difficult. I feel like a child who has been sent to bed without his dinner going to bed while it is still light out.
06-13-05, 03:23 AM
Where is Latvia?
Where is Latvia?
It's in the Baltics. Northen Europe.
06-13-05, 04:52 AM
wow... you guys are pretty well north... I'm in TN in the US and we're just north of 35* north, you guys are 57* north... so I can see why the sun isn't down for very long. That must be a weird feeling for sure. :p
06-13-05, 05:28 AM
I am in Southern California. The funny thing is, whenever I can't sleep I have fantastic rides. The weird thing is when I am riding and can smell cigarette smoke but I don't see anyone. Whenever I ride in the middle of the night (about once a month) I always see people who arent' there, and I love when dogs bark and wake up the owners. I also like the fact that there are not many cars. I just rode 27 miles and I would say that less than 5 cars passed me from behind. I probably (I can never spell that word) only saw a total of 15 cars altogether. The temp is 67 degrees so it is a beautiful night for riding. The only thing that stinks is now I will be tired when I get up in about 3 hours.
06-13-05, 05:52 AM
I ride late at night quite often... In my opinion it's my favorite time to ride, especially when I basically have the roads to myself. The amusing part is the look on people's faces when they see me out riding around having a blast... Not that I care, I absolutely love it. The only thing that's lame about nighttime in TN is the fact that the humidity is always 90-95% at 70 degrees. I sweat like crazy even though the sun isn't even out. :(
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