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Old 01-09-07, 09:01 AM   #1
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Is it windy where you ride?

And it was too.
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Old 01-09-07, 09:03 AM   #2
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NEVER windy here.
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Old 01-09-07, 09:13 AM   #3
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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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Old 01-09-07, 10:07 AM   #4
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Old 01-09-07, 10:27 AM   #5
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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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Old 01-09-07, 10:32 AM   #6
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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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Old 01-09-07, 11:09 AM   #9
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Little Rock is so so.


But take a guess about Palm Springs.

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Old 01-09-07, 11:35 AM   #10
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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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Depends on which way your going? If im going in the same direction, its just fine!hahahah!
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Old 01-09-07, 02:44 PM   #14
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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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Only when I am alone or with somebody.
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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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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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Old 01-12-07, 04:40 PM   #24
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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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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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