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    Is it windy where you ride?

    And it was too.
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    NEVER windy here.

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    strange

    I have just been reading about other peoples trips to Patagonia, and the trouble with the wind there.
    the worst part is after battling through the wind you come across a "Monument to the Wind", as if you need reminding!!!!!

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    Well, it's 33F and 16-23 mph winds with a forecast of 25-30 mph. Like an idiot, I'm getting ready pretty soon to go out, though I have to admit, I'll probably only ride 12-15 miles and do my darndest to stay in sheltered areas.
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    Been pretty breezy lately, off and on in these parts.
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    Nope, one of the really nice things about the tropics is that there is not much wind, just nice tropical breezes...

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    Little Rock is so so.


    But take a guess about Palm Springs.


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    Depends, whether or not the wife made beans for dinner.
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    Yea, I am having to ride out of the saddle with as much coasting as possible.

    Ride off tonight as winds up to 40mph expected.
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    Mostly yes.

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    Depends on which way your going? If im going in the same direction, its just fine!hahahah!

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    The answer my friend is Blowing In The Wind

    The answer my friend is blowing in the wind, Hey there is a song in there somewhere, (Bob Dylan)
    Really windy in Rock Falls IL today, was planning on going for a ride but decided to view Bike Forms instead. Maybe better tomorrow.
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    It's usually not too windy down here in Florida, but when it is it's a hurricane.
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    Just got back from a 23 mile ride at 34F and 23 gusting to 33 mph. Hey, at least the sun was shining and there wasn't 2 feet of snow like in Dnvr's back yard!
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    Yes, and its always a headwind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trsnrtr
    Just got back from a 23 mile ride at 34F and 23 gusting to 33 mph. Hey, at least the sun was shining and there wasn't 2 feet of snow like in Dnvr's back yard!
    I see you are in central IL. I am in N.W. IL, Rock Falls, conditions were about the same so decided to dig out some sapling trees. Looking for better weather, hopefully tomorrow.
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    EVERYONE knows it's Windy...

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    Always...I worry when it's not windy.
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    It occasionally changes directions in this part of Texas, but it's always blowing.
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    On vacation in Aruba saw 2 guys on road bikes pedaling like mad against the wind. They looked like they were on trainers. It is really windy there.

    Anyway the unanswered question is - why do you always seem to have a headwind no matter your direction?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Donald A
    The answer my friend is blowing in the wind, Hey there is a song in there somewhere, (Bob Dylan)
    Really windy in Rock Falls IL today, was planning on going for a ride but decided to view Bike Forms instead. Maybe better tomorrow.
    Welcome aboard Master Chief!

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    the tremonts can blow up to 100 KM /H . I find it impossible to ride in such conditions. Heck, it's ever somewhat difficult to drive a car.

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