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Old 01-05-08, 12:59 PM
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I got to ride yesterday (36F) and today (40s). It was a little wet from all of the melting snow and high humidity, but that's life in the Winter.
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Originally Posted by Dellphinus View Post
We're in the path of your heat wave. Temp yesterday morning was 11, with wind chill of -11. Today, it was 8, with wind chill of 8. Saturday, it's supposed to be 50 something, and Saturday, 60 something. Wanna guess what I'm going to be doing this weekend? Sat: taking down Christmas lights, and bike riding. Sun: just bike riding.

I hope...
well, Sat was a bust, got the lights down, and spent the rest of the day getting new brakes on the van.

Sunday was glorious- rode along the Great River Road (Mississippi and Illinois rivers), in shorts and jersey, and worked up a sweat. A little breezy, but no too bad. An old road into the state park, been closed for years, was reopened, so I tried it. A mile long, about 500' climb, with a little dip in the middle. It was great, not too easy, not too hard, and looked like Skyline drive (Shenandoah NP). A new favorite for the MS150 training. Shirt sleeve riding in Jan in the midwest- whodathunkit.
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We are now in our third day of pea-soup fog. Had to slow to 30 mph on my drive home, as I was having a hard time seeing the road. There was a 100+ car pile-up on I-90 outside of Madison.

Still the mid-40's have felt nice and warm.
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Old 01-07-08, 10:36 PM
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ANd I just got back up- we're surrounded by severe thunderstorms, tornado warnings and heavy rain. in January. whodathunkit.
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The forecast for Melbourne, Australia over the next few days is in the 40's as well but 40 degrees C!!!!

I think I am going to fry for a couple of days.

New Year's Eve was spent at the beach as it was 27C at midnight.

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Got to ride Sunday and Monday in the 60s.

Today, however, is not looking so good...
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