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Old 11-28-05, 03:21 PM   #1
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Well time to hit the trainer. Temp (at 2 p.m.) is 17 degrees with winds out of northwest at 35 gusting to 49. Will, however, get to watch some great recorded footage of the 2005 Giro as I sweat. Hope that many of you are having better weather (although it sounds like eastern CO and KS are getting hit pretty hard).
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Old 11-28-05, 04:56 PM   #2
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17F and winds of 35-49 mph are grounds for not riding in my book.
35-49F and winds of 17 mph however, would be a great day for a ride.
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Old 11-28-05, 05:11 PM   #3
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Well time to hit the trainer. Temp (at 2 p.m.) is 17 degrees with winds out of northwest at 35 gusting to 49. Will, however, get to watch some great recorded footage of the 2005 Giro as I sweat. Hope that many of you are having better weather (although it sounds like eastern CO and KS are getting hit pretty hard).
It is just cold and windy here, but the roadblock on I-70 is (was?) just a bit east of here closed all the way to Kansas.

We got no snow. So goes it in Colorado weather. Microclimates all over the place.
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Old 11-28-05, 06:26 PM   #4
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ditto here
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Old 11-28-05, 11:58 PM   #5
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I cut it off in freezing fog too.

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Old 11-29-05, 03:24 PM   #6
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Well time to hit the trainer. Temp (at 2 p.m.) is 17 degrees with winds out of northwest at 35 gusting to 49. Will, however, get to watch some great recorded footage of the 2005 Giro as I sweat. Hope that many of you are having better weather (although it sounds like eastern CO and KS are getting hit pretty hard).
What a Whoose !!! Not you--- ME. Just the thought of that temperature and that wind strength and I Put another log on the fire and got another Cognac.

I don't mind cold, or rain, or heat, and I reckon that I can always find a sheltered route to get out of a stiff wind, or take adavantage of it. Put the rain and wind, or cold and wind, together and I'll find a maintenance job somewhere. Now where's that new bottle of Brandy.
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Old 11-29-05, 03:58 PM   #7
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gusting up to 60 on sunday here - getting out for a ride was NOT a priority for me!
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Old 11-29-05, 08:33 PM   #8
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What a Whoose !!! Not you--- ME. Just the thought of that temperature and that wind strength and I Put another log on the fire and got another Cognac.

I don't mind cold, or rain, or heat, and I reckon that I can always find a sheltered route to get out of a stiff wind, or take adavantage of it. Put the rain and wind, or cold and wind, together and I'll find a maintenance job somewhere. Now where's that new bottle of Brandy.
Good idea, but I'll substitute Glenlivet!
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