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    Is it ever not windy out by Pt. Reyes?

    Sheesh, the wind today turned a nice ride into a tough ride. We started in Nicasio, and basically just headed out to the light house and back. Made sure we did the Olema hill, too. We got fantastic weather (except for the wind) - mostly sunny and no rain at all. We did 65 miles, about 4,600 feet of climbing. The headwinds coming back from the lighthouse were probably worth half again as much climbing!

    I hope the memorial ride got similar weather.

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    Point Reyes without wind wouldn't be Point Reyes!

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    Riding in mid Sept till

    Riding in the Fall mid september until the rain starts in warmer because there is less wind.

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    Pt. Reyes without wind would be like New York City without people telling you to go f*** yourself.
    "I'm in shape -- round is a shape." Andy Rooney

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    I read this today, then go for a ride and had a steady 19mph headwind, with gusts to 30. Needless to say, I am not going to read any crash threads.

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    I think the whole bay area was Point Reyes today -- God farted on NorCal

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    Learn to be one with the wind. And learn the regional bus schedules. Bus into the wind and sleigh ride home.
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    I was the bus into the wind. And slayed before I turned for home.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scottmorrison99 View Post
    I was the bus into the wind. And slayed before I turned for home.
    Good one.

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    Wind is good. It blows all the smog over to the Central Valley. Without it, we would be Los Angeles. Just make sure you have the headwind on the way out and a tailwind on the way back.

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