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crackerjab 03-11-11 02:16 PM

Anyone excited about the time change? (Not you Az, Not you HI)
 
So we get and extra hour of daylight. I get to go from weekend warrior to daily rider now. Score!

bigbenaugust 03-11-11 02:19 PM

Yes. I can put away a headlight and the reflective vest, and occasionally mow the yard after work instead of waiting for the weekend all the time.

TrekDen 03-11-11 05:42 PM

Almost always a fan of it staying light out a little longer. Growing up, we had to be in when the streetlights came on. That extra time was like a pay raise for a kid. Now it marks the time when weekday club rides start to appear on the calendar. The teenage driving years I felt somewhat different. Couldn't wait for it to get dark, and take the GF to Inspiration Point.

X-LinkedRider 03-11-11 05:44 PM

Hell Yeah I am. The ability to fit rides in after a client or 2 is drastically increased with every hour of sunlight.

San Rensho 03-11-11 05:47 PM

No, I ride in the morning, so for the next couple of weeks, its riding in the pitch black in a group of 50-100+. No fun.

Couch 03-11-11 06:42 PM

Maybe.

Couch

steve0257 03-11-11 07:06 PM

All DST means is we're fooling ourselves into doing everything an hour earlier than we did in the winter.

Allen 03-11-11 07:22 PM

I much prefer DST.

____asdfghjkl 03-11-11 07:31 PM

I hate getting out of school/work and it's dark already by 4PM. I'm more energetic when there is more light out.

JoelS 03-11-11 07:36 PM

I wish "they" would pick one standard and leave our time there. This back and forth by an hour every year is tedious.

X-LinkedRider 03-11-11 08:02 PM

Agreed, but it does give you that every 6 month motivation or pay attention to your schedule a little nicer if nothing else.

CbadRider 03-11-11 08:03 PM

Am I excited? No.

I'm doing a half marathon on Sunday, which means I'll be getting up at 3:30 am instead of 4:30 am. :mad:

DX-MAN 03-11-11 08:47 PM

NOT one of Ben's best ideas.

HATE it. Throws me off, and I STAY off, for the whole time.

One more time: !@#$%^&*() HATE THAT )(*&^%$#@!

I will get my rides in, regardless; the later sunset just makes it harder to get the kids down for bed that last month of school.

himespau 03-11-11 09:33 PM

excited about getting up early? no, excited about it being light later so I can commute home? yeah...

Connell 03-12-11 08:33 AM

I've never bought into the whole idea of January 1st being the beginning of the year. That's like saying 2:30am is the beginning of the day, or Tuesday lunchtime is the beginning of the week. I don't see how you can 'begin' something when the world is still in its dormant phase.

No, for me the year begins the day the clocks go forward and I can do stuff after work.


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