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Old 01-30-12, 10:30 PM
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I had my first ice related wipeout this morning. It was on a MUP, which worked in my favor. I ride 10 miles to work, and 9.5 of those miles were on wet conditions. Dropping off a bench to the river in town apparently took me to a lower temperature area where the moisture was in the solid phase. I didn't see it coming at all (it was dark and the MUP is black asphalt) - carrying too much speed into a turn brought me down in a hurry. No significant damage but I will say that my ride home was more cautious even though it was 46 degrees and dry.

The OP's situation gives me the heebie-jeebies considering a wipeout in that traffic - scary!
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