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    WTF is that smell? crackerjab's Avatar
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    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!
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    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.
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    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.

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    Hell Yeah I am. The ability to fit rides in after a client or 2 is drastically increased with every hour of sunlight.
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    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.
    Il faut de l'audace, encore de l'audace, toujours de l'audace

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    Maybe.

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

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

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    I wish "they" would pick one standard and leave our time there. This back and forth by an hour every year is tedious.
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    Agreed, but it does give you that every 6 month motivation or pay attention to your schedule a little nicer if nothing else.
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    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.
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    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.

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

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    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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