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Old 07-23-12, 07:28 AM   #1
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Chasing Cloud Shadows

On one of my recent rides
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/116154927
I had a following wind on the way back. The road was straight and flat and I noticed that although it was one of those beautiful days when the sky is in motion and all seems right with the world, I always seemed to be in the shadow of a cloud overhead. Then I realized that I and the cloud were traveling South at approximately the same speed (18 mph). I speeded up a bit and started to reach the forward edge of the shadow. Slacked off and that edge moved ahead somewhat. Never experienced that before.
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Old 07-23-12, 07:36 AM   #2
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Nice... that's one of those interesting and novel things that can happen when you go out. I wish there were clouds around here right now...
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Lovely pictures.

You should have put the effort to chasing down a rainbow. I hear there's a lot of money in it.
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