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Old 10-04-07, 07:00 PM   #1
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God please, please, just make it stop.

In the last 6 days: 19.3" of rain. , - 19.3 - please, please, please, please............just friggin stop.
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Old 10-04-07, 07:15 PM   #2
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That really sucks. I hate rain, I would rather have snow.
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Don't ask for it to stop, ask for it to move North! We desperately need rain.
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When it rains, the rivers rise. When the rivers rise, the water gets WHITE

I'm just sayin

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get a stationary bike, that way you can continue to train when it rains.
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Old 10-04-07, 07:37 PM   #6
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When it rains, the rivers rise. When the rivers rise, the water gets WHITE

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yeah, but Florida is pretty flat, so I doubt there's much in the way of white water sports down there. all that rain probably just puts pressure on the levees, overflows the lakes, and flushes out the glades.
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get a stationary bike, that way you can continue to train when it rains.
I have a trainer and I am so tired of riding in my garage. The humidity is 1000% now and add in the heat and it is just uber miserable. I'd love to send it North, but much like a bad house guest, it just wont go away. It has actually stopped for the last 20 mins so I was able to take my dog out and empty the rain gauge again. My neighbors are from Cambodia and we are negotiating a contract so they can plant rice in my back yard.
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Not here, it just gets muddy.
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My dad has been at Mayo in Jax for tests the last week and a half, he said he feels like he needs to grow gills to go from the hospital to the car each day.
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Wow, ok, Dad at Mayo, hope everything is ok. Yea, my route that I was planning to ride on Saturday is under a foot of water. It could be worse though, I could have a half a mountain slide away and take my house with it like in San Diego.
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Wow, ok, Dad at Mayo, hope everything is ok. Yea, my route that I was planning to ride on Saturday is under a foot of water. It could be worse though, I could have a half a mountain slide away and take my house with it like in San Diego.
Maybe if you put pontoons on your bike you could navigate those flooded roads.
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That is a thought
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A guy I work with just bought a little boat thingy that you pedal.........
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Sorry to hear that. We've had a really dry summer this year.
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Well I had another 2.5 inches today, it's really just depressing now. This reminds me of when I was in Whidbey Island for a while. No wonder so many people are depressed up there.
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Well it just gets better, my son comes in and said you might want to come see this, never a good thing coming from a teenager. Well doggy, seems I have a Leaking Roof . Guess what I will be doing tomorrow, probably in the rain,
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get a stationary bike, that way you can continue to train when it rains.
A stationary bike is not riding. It has nothing to do with cycling. It's just sweating on an uncomfortable seat.
As for the rain, though, 19 inches is what we get in Reno in three normal years. And I'd much rather have rain than snow, because it doesn't have to be shoveled, doesn't pile up on my roof and doesn't pack down in the street and make all the 4WD morons think they're God.
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Well doggy, seems I have a Leaking Roof . Guess what I will be doing tomorrow, probably in the rain,
Be careful!!

Same thing here in South Florida. I know we needed rain, but come on.......
We also have wind - 20mph as I write, with higher gusts.
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Be careful!!

Same thing here in South Florida. I know we needed rain, but come on.......
We also have wind - 20mph as I write, with higher gusts.
Yea, I see that tropical wave is moving over, I just hope it keeps moving west.
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So go ride in the rain?
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In six days, you've had 1.5 times as much precipitation as we normally get in a year.
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Old joke: The stranger is out in West Texas and asks the old cowboy, "So what's it like to get 11 inches of rain a year?" The cowboy says, "Not bad, except on the day we get it."
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Well, you get 52.64 inches average a year there......

Could be worse, where my brother lives, in Cebu, in the Philippines, it's a bit over 86" a year, average
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Henderson Lake, British Columbia is pretty wet too. Annual precipitation is 6,655 millimetres a year or 262 inches a year.
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Please, please, God... send some of it to us. We want nice olives and fruit and no more fires...

I could use a day or two off from cycling, too.
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