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    May Weather

    It's the beginning of May ... what's with this rain crap! Should be out riding with sleeveless (or at least no arm warmers), and no leg warmers, but it was overcast, and actually sprinkled on me last night. They said it is a fast moving storm, figuring I should be able to ride in to work this morning ... but what do I see??? Wet roads ... true, it's not heavy rain, but still slick roads. Alas, I drove in ... doh!
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    Quote Originally Posted by spingineer
    It's the beginning of May ... what's with this rain crap! Should be out riding with sleeveless (or at least no arm warmers), and no leg warmers, but it was overcast, and actually sprinkled on me last night. They said it is a fast moving storm, figuring I should be able to ride in to work this morning ... but what do I see??? Wet roads ... true, it's not heavy rain, but still slick roads. Alas, I drove in ... doh!
    yeah... uhm... could you call someone about this please? Now I'm stuck on the trainer and not happy about it
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    Seems pretty typical for this time of year. Will be cleared out and nice for the weekend.

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    Relaaax, tomorrow & Sunday are supposed to be really nice.

    Wouldn't it be great if it rained only, say, Tues & Weds every week?

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    I know we need the rain but damn, I need my rides too. It should be clear tomorrow for my Tour de Pain through San Francisco.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spingineer
    figuring I should be able to ride in to work this morning ... but what do I see??? Wet roads ... true, it's not heavy rain, but still slick roads. Alas, I drove in ... doh!
    Me too

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    Its Friday so I rode to work anyway. But yeah, what the hell is up with this????

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    Quote Originally Posted by jobob
    Relaaax, tomorrow & Sunday are supposed to be really nice.

    Wouldn't it be great if it rained only, say, Tues & Weds every week?
    Yea, I know ... just wanted to vent. I just hate having to pile on excessive mileage only on the weekend, without any sustained mileage during the rest of the week.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tprevost
    yeah... uhm... could you call someone about this please? Now I'm stuck on the trainer and not happy about it
    I would, but I don't know anyone in high places ...
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    You could always ride a bike with fenders



    Meet Pokey, my rainy weather/touring bike. Here he's ready to depart on a tour of the Puget Sound. Yep, it was raining.

    egad, how very Fred of me

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    Quote Originally Posted by jobob
    Relaaax, tomorrow & Sunday are supposed to be really nice.

    Wouldn't it be great if it rained only, say, Tues & Weds every week?
    yeah but I have no childcare for the weekend and had my first local group ride this morning
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    Quote Originally Posted by jobob
    You could always ride a bike with fenders



    Meet Pokey, my rainy weather/touring bike. Here he's ready to depart on a tour of the Puget Sound. Yep, it was raining.

    egad, how very Fred of me
    Pokey is SO cool!!!!!!! I need one of those bikes!!!
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    Yeah it was raining pretty good in spots today, so I took the train.

    Made it home last night without getting more than a little sprinkle on me though.

    Last year we got a freak storm on the day of the strawberry fields forever ride the last weekend in may. Hopefully this year it'll be clear on the 20th..

    Anybody else doing this ride, by th' way? My brother is coming up from SLO with a friend, we're going to do the 100K route. Great organization, great terrain, GREAT food.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tprevost
    Pokey is SO cool!!!!!!! I need one of those bikes!!!
    NO YOU DON'T

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    I rode in to work about 7:30 this morning...just a slight sprinkle. Just rode over to the LBS to get a cable replaced and no rain, just lots of clouds...but COLD!

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    Well at least the weather has cleared up. Light riding on Saturday, then it's Grizzly Peak on Sunday. Can't wait ... is it quitting time yet?
    I'm in it to finish it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spingineer
    Well at least the weather has cleared up. Light riding on Saturday, then it's Grizzly Peak on Sunday. Can't wait ... is it quitting time yet?
    hey spingineer, it's supposed to break 80 for the GPC. i'll be there with a HRM sounding like it's gonna explode any second.... bay area weather. i swear, 2 weeks ago i thought my winter gear wasn't enough. then last weekend, whew!

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    Quote Originally Posted by slabby
    hey spingineer, it's supposed to break 80 for the GPC. i'll be there with a HRM sounding like it's gonna explode any second.... bay area weather. i swear, 2 weeks ago i thought my winter gear wasn't enough. then last weekend, whew!
    Great. I'll be the one houghing and puffing ... I'll be the one sounding like I'm hyperventilating. It should be a great day for the GPC ... can't wait for the food too!
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    Quote Originally Posted by spingineer
    Well at least the weather has cleared up. Light riding on Saturday, then it's Grizzly Peak on Sunday. Can't wait ... is it quitting time yet?

    Hey There!!! Have a GREAT ride tomorrow!!!!

    Trac'
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    Quote Originally Posted by tprevost
    Hey There!!! Have a GREAT ride tomorrow!!!!

    Trac'
    I sure will. It's not the wind I'm worried about, but the hills.

    BTW, it's funny how every time we try to spell your name, the y key breaks, Trac ...
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    It's the pollen that was bothering me on Saturday.
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    It's the wind that has me off the bike and "crosstraining' (in the gym, on the elliptical, dagnabbit). Yesterday & today it's 20 mph sustained with gusts to 30 mph. Grrrrr!
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