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Old 09-07-08, 04:51 AM   #1
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Where is everybody?

About a month ago, this place (the whole board) was jumpin'. I couldn't keep up with all the posts. Now they just sit there with occasional changes. Has my perception changed or is everyone back in their cars with their conventional lives?
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Old 09-07-08, 05:01 AM   #2
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School just started. People are busy. We always go on the back burner during this time. But during winter it will be hoppin' again.

Other than that, it looks like it's just me and you at this gawd awful hour. But that's only because I have to go to work soon.
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Old 09-07-08, 05:12 AM   #3
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I'm here too - can't sleep for some reason.
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Old 09-07-08, 05:23 AM   #4
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I'm here too - can't sleep for some reason.
Go wake up April. Why should you have to suffer alone?
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Old 09-07-08, 05:30 AM   #5
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woke her up earlier.
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Old 09-07-08, 12:34 PM   #6
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I woke up around 30mins ago...
which would be 2pm EST

reason I did that was because it was cold and raining
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Old 09-07-08, 12:39 PM   #7
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People started reading my signature.
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Old 09-07-08, 12:42 PM   #8
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excuse me while I munch down some food before I go off on a bike ride in this drenched frigid 20c day.

if I ever get around to eating... anyone else have trouble eating right after they wake up?
my bread was moldy
I'll settle for some potato chips
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Old 09-07-08, 12:48 PM   #9
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is everyone back in their cars
Maybe they're, oh, I dunno, on their bikes? In most of the United States, it's still the dead of summer, or at best, early fall. Prime riding weather for most.
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Old 09-07-08, 12:49 PM   #10
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I crashed hard last night, school and riding my 40 lb rig 25 miles a day is wearing on me...
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Old 09-07-08, 01:03 PM   #11
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damn, this rain just never ends...
and it's cold

must HTFU...
3pm... don't feel too great either, lol
I'm tempted to just wrench my commuter today
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Old 09-07-08, 01:09 PM   #12
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oh.. it's 16c outside, no wonder it's cold...
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Old 09-07-08, 01:11 PM   #13
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Weather starts to become bearable again in the early autumn here in the south. Best time of year really. Go outside.
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Old 09-07-08, 02:47 PM   #14
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Weather starts to become bearable again in the early autumn here in the south. Best time of year really. Go outside.
And in the Mid-Atlantic, as well. Except for the remnants of Hanna yesterday, this has been a fabulous couple of weeks- great riding weather!
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Old 09-07-08, 03:19 PM   #15
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Old 09-07-08, 03:41 PM   #16
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you work at a job which has a computer at your desk on a Sunday?


well it wasn't so bad... I was overdressed and forgot to put on a rear fender when I went outside.
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Old 09-07-08, 03:51 PM   #17
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Seems like a lot more people are out riding the past month compared to the rest of the summer.
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Old 09-07-08, 03:53 PM   #18
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I'm relaxing after today's ride. 58 miles, 3000 feet of climbing.
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It goes hot if some meaningful subject comes up....like PhantomCow2's "Wage Disparity" post yesterday. Couldn't stay ahead of the postings, but oh noooo, off it goes to P&R because it got good and people might actually learn something.
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oh.. it's 16c outside, no wonder it's cold...
16C? Geez. I was out in 5C yesterday - probably colder than that at times, it did start to snow on us at one point. Stupid mountain weather.

16 is perfect riding temperature. As for rain - hie thee to Mountain Equipment Co-op and buy one of their breathable waterproof jackets. Mine is made of "Entrant DT" fabric by Toray and it is fabulous. (Yes, I get excited about rain gear. I was born on the west coast, I'm lucky not to have webbed feet!)

That said, I have been inside knitting and reading all day today - it's 9 degrees and raining, and I rode 160 km yesterday, so I am not moving
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Old 09-07-08, 06:32 PM   #22
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I've got the jacket and booties from MEC already. it wasn't raining by the 5min markof getting outside.
I forgot the rear fender so I went back home and got it. took off my booties, helmet cover and rain jacket since it was pretty warm by then. should have swapped out for some open finger gloves, but oh well.
That's what happens when your body gets used to a constant 25c+ in your room
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It goes hot if some meaningful subject comes up....like PhantomCow2's "Wage Disparity" post yesterday. Couldn't stay ahead of the postings, but oh noooo, off it goes to P&R because it got good and people might actually learn something.
And you have no access?
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I'm here and really who else matters?
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sorry, who are you again?...
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