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    November riding in/around Lawrence KS

    Is this a good idea?

    I will be driving up there from Houston for the UT-KU football game. Was thinking about doing a ride before the game. How cold is the area in November? Does anyone have any ideas on routes?

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    It could be mild or it could be frigid. I would plan for both. Unfortunately, I haven't done any biking in Lawrence, so I can't comment on routes.

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    Check earth riders.com they have the trail maps. I have not been over to Lawrence in years, but I love it every time. A couple of my co-workers drive over ever other week. THey like the river trail, but I have always gone to the lake. I hope you get a chance to ride it

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    Road or trail? I ride all year around, you just have to plan ahead, you could need a jacket in the morning and sun screen in the afternoon. Lots of fine riding around the area.


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    I did the half ironman they had in June and the roads out by Clinton lake are great for biking. When I was pre-riding the course, I had maybe two cars pass me in the two hours I was out. I stayed "downtown" and it was about a 15-20 minute drive west of town.

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    As noted above, could be sunny - could be icy.

    One of the standard rides in the Lawrence area is to ride out to Lone Star Lake and back from town. I think bikely.com or mapmyride.com have the route. Variations of this ride would take you over the dam at Clinton Reservoir.

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    Thanks for the replies everybody. I would be on the road.

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