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    Senior Member shawmutt's Avatar
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    This rain sucks...

    3 group rides in a row cancelled due to rain.

    Once I get good at riding distance I'm going to commandeer the group and do rain or shine rides bwahahaha...

    ...I still have to order my fenders
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    Every lane is a bike lane Chris L's Avatar
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    Just send the rain this way. I won't be complaining, nor will I be cancelling any rides.
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    coprolite fietsbob's Avatar
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    Tell me about it.. july , august and september were dry, the other 9 months ...
    don't count on it.. bet on the Wet.

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    You mean people cancel rides because of rain?

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    You can always go solo. But FWIW, riding for a good distance in the windy/cold rain isn't exactly fun.

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    Senior Member shawmutt's Avatar
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    I wound up going for a shorter solo ride. I need to relearn what to wear in the wet.
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    I should have gone tonight. It hadn't rained since noon but when 4:30 rolled around I became weak and didn't ride. I blew it.
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    I enjoy it, rain or shine.

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    Sunday, it was my wife that insisted that we stick with it and ride in the rain. For a California kiddo, she has adapted well to the NW.

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