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Old 11-20-07, 07:38 PM   #1
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Need to ventilate!!!!

Ok So I live in the caribbean, so I hate the hot humid weather every day regular 90degree 100 percent humidity days!!!!
But now Its been rainning for 6 days straight.... and its no drizzle... UGGGGGGG!!!!!!! went to ride the first day out in the rain and it was fun but i almost ate road a few times on tight turns and wet leaves on the road!!!...

My bikes keep me awake at nite calling my name... like I dont love em anymore!!!
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Wow, I've never lived in that type of climate - I mean it certainly looks lovely on TV, from people's pics from vacations, etc - but that's a whole lot different from living everyday there.

You've always lived there?
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Ok So I live in the caribbean
From this point forward, you cannot vent. You live in the caribbean!

Seriously, I'm feeling it also. It's been nothing but rainy/nasty/cold where I live for the past several days. I can do the cold, but the cold AND wet - ugh.

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Ok So I live in the caribbean, so I hate the hot humid weather every day regular 90degree 100 percent humidity days!!!!
But now Its been rainning for 6 days straight.... and its no drizzle... UGGGGGGG!!!!!!! went to ride the first day out in the rain and it was fun but i almost ate road a few times on tight turns and wet leaves on the road!!!...

My bikes keep me awake at nite calling my name... like I dont love em anymore!!!
It gets hot here in Hawaii but it rarely gets over 90% humidity. Get a trainer! Last year, it rained hard for 40 days straight and I was so glad I had my trainer.
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Wow, I've never lived in that type of climate - I mean it certainly looks lovely on TV, from people's pics from vacations, etc - but that's a whole lot different from living everyday there.

You've always lived there?

Nope lived about 4 years in DC area, when it was not so crowded...still go there to bike... still like it a lot...and was born and lived North of Spain Asturias very similar to Portland and Seattle weather... love it there, still hoping to go back one day....
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Brad the caribbean is great if you can be on a sailboat all day long and not pay for mantainance, free cold beer forever and some good company( the ones dressed in thongs preferably)!!!! It will be just like at the movies... but we all know its a myth.... still is a great place to spend a vacation dont get me wrong but to live here is a another story....
Sproket Man... I loved hawaiii I was there last summer... and you are right Its like perfect weather with no humidity.....
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Is your island big enough for some decent riding or do you get stuck with the same 15 or so miles of coat road around the island?
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Yah , PR is about 35 times 100 miles so there are many ok routes. Drivers are not really that friendly but while I train in more quiet places going out with the clubs is a lot of fun and they are really well organized. I'm including a link to the San Juan Cycling Club. They do go to the Paris Brest every year and organize many centuries metrics, doubles etc. In January they have a race around the island call the Lighthouse Cycling Tour. Never done it but it seems like a fun challenge.I will be doing the century in January 12.... heres the link....
http://www.sjcc.ciclismopro.com/calendario.htm

January in PR is about the best weather you can get here, is mostly dry but cooler than summer... should you wanna come down and need tips let me know....
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How would the terrain be for my wife to ride and how is the camping? She rides a recumbent trike, by the way......

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Yah , PR is about 35 times 100 miles so there are many ok routes. Drivers are not really that friendly but while I train in more quiet places going out with the clubs is a lot of fun and they are really well organized. I'm including a link to the San Juan Cycling Club. They do go to the Paris Brest every year and organize many centuries metrics, doubles etc. In January they have a race around the island call the Lighthouse Cycling Tour. Never done it but it seems like a fun challenge.I will be doing the century in January 12.... heres the link....
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January in PR is about the best weather you can get here, is mostly dry but cooler than summer... should you wanna come down and need tips let me know....
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I use to camp lots before coming to the island, camping grounds here are sparse. I use to camp in the mountains in the Sates and back home in Spain. Here is mostly beach camping..not my cup of tea...The coast is very flat, the center of the island has some good climbs as there is a mountain chain that splits the island in half right around the center running from east to west.... ck it in google earrth .... the center is not recumbent country...
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I use to camp lots before coming to the island, camping grounds here are sparse. I use to camp in the mountains in the Sates and back home in Spain. Here is mostly beach camping..not my cup of tea...The coast is very flat, the center of the island has some good climbs as there is a mountain chain that splits the island in half right around the center running from east to west.... ck it in google earrth .... the center is not recumbent country...
I was looking at it

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http://www.mapmyride.com/ride/united...juan/610830463
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By the way guys thanks for the conversation..cheers me up !!!
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Brad the caribbean is great if you can be on a sailboat all day long and not pay for mantainance, free cold beer forever and some good company( the ones dressed in thongs preferably)!!!! It will be just like at the movies... but we all know its a myth.... still is a great place to spend a vacation dont get me wrong but to live here is a another story....
Sproket Man... I loved hawaiii I was there last summer... and you are right Its like perfect weather with no humidity.....
MmmMmmmmmmMmmmm .......... HUH? What? No I wasn't sleeping <cough> I was just enjoying the thoght of sailboat and ahhhh, life is goooooooood, beeeeer, nice mannnnnnnn and <ALRIGHT, FINE!!> thongs out in the open ......... and ...

HEY WHO THREW THE COLD WATER!!!! nofunkindahmmmphpeepshmmmmpsh.....
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