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    How many days did you ride this winter?

    Hey, just curious, how many days did you ride this winter?
    You can't drive around with a tiger in your car.

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    tons.

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    I could have ridden every day if I didn't had to work 72 hours/wk.

    Last edited by roadfix; 03-21-08 at 07:35 PM.

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    there were only a few times this winter that i didn't ride at all, mostly because i've been getting sick an awful lot lately, but there were lots of days that i didn't ride to work. on average i guess i commuted to my office 3-4 times a week. i've been doing food delivery on the weekends since december though.


    more or less, i rode through the whole winter.

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    every day for work, rain, snow, or shine. oh yeah messenger here in philly.

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    The only thing that stopped me was too much snow, but that maybe happened 5 times.

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    I think there might have been about 5 days I didn't ride. 2 for snow.

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    Yah....ex 3 days for repairs....work everyday=ride throughout winter

    Frick...Chicago just got 4 inches...in March.

    It aint over yet.

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    well, not every day, i caught the bus to work twice and got a ride home once.

    im pretty proud of myself for getting through it, it wasn't easy but now im ready for long ass amazing rides this spring and summer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GTPowers View Post
    Yah....ex 3 days for repairs....work everyday=ride throughout winter

    Frick...Chicago just got 4 inches...in March.

    It aint over yet.
    Seriously uncool. I too ride for work and am so friggin sick of getting soaked every day. Maybe I'll move to Miami, buy a fancy car and run a porno website for a living. Or maybe I'll just keep riding my bike in the snow.


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    Ever had to dim your bike lights because of a blizzard? The other morning I had to turn my helmet light off and put my bar mount on low power.

    I ride all winter.
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    its portland. what else would i do?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rusty Piton View Post
    Seriously uncool. I too ride for work and am so friggin sick of getting soaked every day. Maybe I'll move to Miami, buy a fancy car and run a porno website for a living. Or maybe I'll just keep riding my bike in the snow.


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    Seriously thou....stick it out another two weeks and were set.

    But than comes hell-on-earth heat and humidity

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    I think I skipped a day in there... but I can't remember specifically doing it.
    Winters in new england aint got nothing on me

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    I missed a couple days, but pretty much erry day
    “When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark,
    When work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having,
    Just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin down the road,
    Without thought on anything but the ride you are taking.”
    -Arthur Conan Doyle


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    Looking at just my 2008 records I have missed 9 days since the start of the new year.
    Don't have my 2007 logs for december handy.

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    I bet that even though the freaks shooting slush onto you from their enormous SUV are warm and dry inside their car, they are less happy and fatter than everyone who powers themselves to work/school every day.

    A good thought.

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    I've ridden every day. I do live in Santa Barbara though, so the worst we got was a week of rain.

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    I answered every day, I commute 5 days a week on my bike and ride for errands around town.I am sure there are some weekend days that I may not have ridden, but not many.
    Not too much to say here

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    Quote Originally Posted by ryanlovesyou View Post
    I've ridden every day. I do live in Santa Barbara though, so the worst we got was a week of rain.
    yeah same here, "winter" for us is two weeks of rain, and temps in the 40's (santa clara, CA)

    so I rode everyday, but it hardly qualifies as "winter"

    (which is EXACTLY why I live here)
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    Road on the one day with snow, both days with ice. There were probably 10 day or so that I just didn't have an opportunity to get on the bike (had to go directly to a client instead of the office, didn't leave the house on a Sunday etc) but the vast majority I put down at least a few miles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GTPowers View Post
    Yah....ex 3 days for repairs....work everyday=ride throughout winter

    Frick...Chicago just got 4 inches...in March.

    It aint over yet.
    uh try again, milwaukee got a foot of snow tonight. glad i am in phoenix until monday
    im sure most of it will be waiting for me when i get back from vacation though.
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    This winter has been the snowiest in the last 30 years and there have still only been <10 days where riding didn't make sense- walking to work was actually faster and safer. Other than those, I've been having a blast. I dropped my gearing to 39-17 and when the new snowbanks appear it's still easy enough to just motor through them.
    Still, I would rather be riding in 20C sunshine than -5C flurries, no question.
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    snow sucks. its cold. its officialy spring. woot woot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ::velolove:: View Post
    its portland. what else would i do?
    same

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