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Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.

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Old 02-06-09, 03:35 PM   #1
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Outta here to someplace warm

That's it. I need to ride outdoors, somewhere warm.

Took a week off work, packing up the car, putting on the bike rack and heading south. First down to Albany, GA to visit my son and his family, then on down somewhere near Panama Beach, in the Panhandle.

The bike is coming and I plan to ride as much as I can next week somewhere where there is no ice, no snow and no need to bundle up in layers of clothes.

I can't wait. Never been so caught up with cabin fever. The temps down south are predicted to be in mid to upper seventies.
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Old 02-06-09, 03:53 PM   #2
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nice, it was cold for me today 60 degrees, you will be in heaven though.
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Old 02-06-09, 04:23 PM   #3
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Yesterday was 13 BELOW zero up here in Michigan!!!
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Damn -13, did time stand still?
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Damn -13, did time stand still?
Naw for that you would need to throw in a 20MPH wind (a wind chill factor of -40) ..... Nothing says cold like standing outside on a brutally cold day, in a stiff wind, waiting for a $%#@*&! bus that is $%#@*&! late...... I've been there, and yes, time does stand still.

Around here it's weird though, Wednesdays HIGH was -18℃ with a wind chill of around -30, yesterday was -12℃ with a wind chill of -20, today got up to -2℃ with no wind (so no wind chill), tomorrow is supposed to be +6℃ a change of 24℃ in only 3 days. Supposed to stay near or above freezing all week, and rain for several days, that should really drop the snow levels down. Need to clear out the catch basin at the bottom of the driveway so the rain and snow melt has somewhere to go.....
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i know about the big swing in temps, tuesday was 75, wednesday was 45 uggh. Time didn't stand still but it went into hibernation.
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It was COLD here in FL last week, but next week's forecast proves to be nice.
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Thank god, I need some nice warm 80 degree weather.
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LOL It sucked getting that freeze warning for a couple of days, didn't it?
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That's it. I need to ride outdoors, somewhere warm.

Took a week off work, packing up the car, putting on the bike rack and heading south. First down to Albany, GA to visit my son and his family, then on down somewhere near Panama Beach, in the Panhandle.

The bike is coming and I plan to ride as much as I can next week somewhere where there is no ice, no snow and no need to bundle up in layers of clothes.

I can't wait. Never been so caught up with cabin fever. The temps down south are predicted to be in mid to upper seventies.
Hey, if you cut thru the bottom SW corner of PA. on the way down, pick me up!

Enjoy the warmth,

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Old 02-07-09, 07:34 AM   #11
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Looking for good rides around Albany, GA and Panama Beach FL... will check mapmyride but wonder if anyone has suggestions...
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