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Old 08-08-12, 06:04 PM
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I Am A Rainmaker

I am a Rainmaker.

I've been getting lazy as I get older and have fallen away from commuting. I used to commute a little over a 900 miles a month and felt great. Now, I am old and fat and everything hurts. I decided to start commuting again this week and like much of the country the area I live in has been experiencing drought conditions. Today it started to rain.

I am a Rainmaker.
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Old 08-08-12, 06:53 PM
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Nah, my buddy is. He came to me asking about starting to bike. I lent him one of my bikes to see if he will like riding. We have gone to a MUP a few times and every time it has rained during our rides.
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Old 08-08-12, 07:39 PM
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Both of y'all get your keisters to my place. These wildfires are getting a little close for comfort...
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Old 08-08-12, 08:14 PM
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You can make good money promising to avoid turning up at sporting events.
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Old 08-09-12, 07:18 AM
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I must be too. It's rained nearly every day here for the past month.
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Yes, come to TX please!
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Old 08-09-12, 08:57 AM
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Every time I ride it's the opposite, the rain stop. Just got rained on 3-4 time since april and I commute 4 days/week. It rain during the day now and then but every time I leave work it stop. We should ride together and see what happen !
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Old 08-09-12, 01:45 PM
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I can make it rain without even riding.

All I need to do is remove my fenders!
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Old 08-09-12, 03:52 PM
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I can see travel opportunity in your futures.....
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Old 08-09-12, 05:23 PM
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I am a rain stopper. If I am out, and it starts to rain, I pull over to a sheltered area, take off my shoes, put the rain paints on, put the shoes back on, put the rain cover on the helmet, put on the rain jacket, put on the rubber gloves, and by time I am done with all that and am standing there sweating and encased in water-repellent coating, the rain stops.
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Old 08-10-12, 02:41 PM
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Sunscreen often works to make rain, too. Just stop (in the shade), slather on sunscreen, and if there's any moisture in the air it'll start raining within an hour or so.
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