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Old 03-20-09, 03:51 PM   #1
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60 and windless!

Holy Crap! Its 60 and windless, time to sneak out of work early and go for a ride!

Maybe there will be an end to winter in Montana!
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Old 03-20-09, 03:52 PM   #2
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Not before the 4th of July

Not before the 4th of July
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Sunny, 35 and windy here. Got my ride in on the trainer @ 5:30AM.
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Oh, I thought you were going to talk about my physical condition....
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With my luck lately, if it were 60 and windless, there would be torrential rain!

Congrats on the good weather. Make hay while the sun shines.
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It is amazing how wind-aware cycling makes you!
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thought you were talking about being older than me and short of breath...........
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I was going to say that anybody who posts legally on this forum isn't windless excepting the ladies that is.
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I hate wind. Especially when the wind is in your face on both the out and back portions of the ride.
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I'm not 60 yet, but beans keep me from being windless.
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Old 03-21-09, 07:32 AM   #11
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Follow-up I was a very nice ride, I rode 25 miles in 1 1/2 hour. Slow, but as physically I am 53 and windless (lungs) and have been on my trainer about 6 times in the last month its not bad. I would say it was wonderful but the trees are still leafless and the grass is brown, although the snow capped mountains that surround Bozeman set a nice back drop to all rides here.
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I hate wind. Especially when the wind is in your face on both the out and back portions of the ride.
LOL, what is up with that, I keep thinking that, Ok, on the way home when I'm tried out, there SHOULD be a tailwind but it seems no matter what direction I head it's ALWAYS a headwind When we used to hike, it seemed we got tailwinds but riding on the bike, I'm always cursing the dreaded headwind, ok I'm a windwuss, now ya know, happy?
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50F and sunny this morning- and I was working. Gardening duty again this afternoon so hopefully I wake up tomorrow to a bright warm and still day.

No chance- the sun and warm bit will be there according to the forecast- but I would have to get riding before 6 am in the low 30's to be able to get a ride in without wind.

But I am offwork Monday and Tuesday- just as the rain is forecast to return.
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Old 03-21-09, 01:29 PM   #14
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92 degrees here. I enjoyed a typically middle eastern breakfast which is, I'm still tending to giggle about after 30 years, called 'foul mesdames' - its a porridge of white beans in garlic and tomatoes.
Windless - better ask the stoker after a lovely 40 mile tandem ride. From my point of view it was just fine.
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