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Old 06-19-09, 10:04 AM   #1
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F*$cking Rain!

Are you kidding me? It's been gorgeous all month, then the weekend of the Livestrong Challenge it decides to rain? What a *****!

I know, HTFU
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Old 06-19-09, 02:56 PM   #2
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Summer's over. Hope you enjoyed it.
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Old 06-19-09, 05:15 PM   #3
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I am doing the TdB tomorrow and its f***ing snowing up Mt St Helens?

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Old 06-19-09, 06:36 PM   #4
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Yep..there may be a couple of weeks of good weather between now and Sept, but summer is basically over.
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Old 06-19-09, 07:20 PM   #5
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I live in Portland.

I am so Fu*************** sick of this weather. I fuc********************* HATE the northwest!! WHY THE f*******k does it rain all the f****************ing time??

I can't wait to get out of this worthless state
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Old 06-19-09, 07:57 PM   #6
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I live in Portland.

I am so Fu*************** sick of this weather. I fuc********************* HATE the northwest!! WHY THE f*******k does it rain all the f****************ing time??

I can't wait to get out of this worthless state
Just deal with it - pull out your rain bike, waterproof gear and just ride. This is the NW.
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Old 06-19-09, 08:01 PM   #7
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Just deal with it - pull out your rain bike, waterproof gear and just ride. This is the NW.

Thank God for the BF......!
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Old 06-19-09, 08:54 PM   #8
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I live in Portland.

I am so Fu*************** sick of this weather. I fuc********************* HATE the northwest!! WHY THE f*******k does it rain all the f****************ing time??

I can't wait to get out of this worthless state
Wahhhhhhhh.

I'll guess you'll just have to change your handle to LAXSushi.
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Old 06-19-09, 09:39 PM   #9
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I don't understand all the complaining. We've had almost a month of great weather, the rain was bound too make an appearance sooner or later.
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Dear Whiners,

Put on your big girl panties and quit crying. It's just rain; you're not going to melt.
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Old 06-19-09, 10:29 PM   #11
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Yep it rains here even in the summer. we tend to forget that most years we don't get any really warm sunny and dry weather until after the 4th of July. At least its not dark at 4:00 in the afternoon
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Old 06-19-09, 10:36 PM   #12
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dont let the door hit you in the a** on your way out.
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Old 06-19-09, 10:49 PM   #13
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It's my fault - I was just telling someone last week I missed riding in the rain.

Brought my Race Blades with me to ride the Native Planet Classic tomorrow - it's going to be 39 degrees on Washington Pass by time I get there. I'm hauling about 10 pounds of rain gear with me up and over the North Cascades so it *better* rain.
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Old 06-19-09, 11:19 PM   #14
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It was 60 degrees and still light out as I rode home from work in a little rain this evening. Let's compare that to January. What's the big deal?
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Old 06-20-09, 06:42 PM   #15
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Still don't know how you ride in the rain. I am such a wuss when it comes to riding if there is a chance of precip. On the flip side, we have a string of 95+ days coming up next week, so the long rides will have to start early. We are signed up for STP and I hope it is at least 85. That will feel really good.
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Old 06-20-09, 07:57 PM   #16
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See my thread in the Northeast forum. Same crap over here. Both the Mermaid Parade and the Solstice Parade got crappy weather.
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Still don't know how you ride in the rain. I am such a wuss when it comes to riding if there is a chance of precip.
We all have the ultimate waterproof covering. It's called skin and it dries easily.

85 for STP? Let's hope it's closer to 75...
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Old 06-20-09, 09:13 PM   #18
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Old 06-21-09, 08:59 AM   #19
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See my thread in the Northeast forum. Same crap over here. Both the Mermaid Parade and the Solstice Parade got crappy weather.
From the pictures, it looks like there was actually sun in Fremont, not so in Brooklyn.
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Old 06-21-09, 05:34 PM   #20
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We all have the ultimate waterproof covering. It's called skin and it dries easily.

85 for STP? Let's hope it's closer to 75...
It was just over 95F last year.
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Old 06-21-09, 05:37 PM   #21
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Well, we got pretty good weather for the ride today actually. A little wet on the ground from an earlier rain on the east side, but all in all a great day. We had a blast!
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Old 06-21-09, 06:47 PM   #22
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I did the Livestrong ride today and it was great. It did not get hot, maybe a little on the cool side. One the way home it was just coming down. It seemed like the weather held out just for the ride. At one point in the ride, the sun came out and I had to take off my arm warmers, but I still left on my vest.
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Old 06-21-09, 08:18 PM   #23
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I did Livestrong too. Other than the hail down near Renton, Mother Nature was mostly cooperative.
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Old 06-22-09, 09:33 AM   #24
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Was beautiful in P-town it made the ride perfect not too hot not to cold. Did the Mt Scott to Happy Valley To Carver to River Road to Oregon city to Milwaulkie to Hawthorn to nearest cafe and back home ride. You know that one? Awwww Daddies Day! You leave the PNW and you'll be whinning more than you do now
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