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Old 04-10-08, 08:44 AM
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8" of Snow last night - 35 mph winds tomorrow

More days on the trainer. Ugh. Anyone on the forum thinking of traveling on I-80 through Wyoming the next couple of days might want to rethink their plans.
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Old 04-10-08, 10:12 AM
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It's nice here today, 60~F, sunny and calm. Forecast for the weekend is calling for rain/snow mix. The fury of winter is bound to peter out eventually.
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Old 04-10-08, 10:15 AM
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We haven't been above mid forties, with rain/snow/hail squalls coming through, but today should be in the fifties and into the seventies by this weekend. WooHoo, boy am I ready!
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Old 04-10-08, 11:07 AM
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We're looking at high 80's to low 90's for the Mulholland Double Century this weekend. I'll be using a 70 oz. Camelback plus a large (28 oz.) water bottle to try to stay hydrated.

Plus, there's 16,500 feet of climbing, so it may take me all of the 19 hour time limit to finish.

Still, that's better than cold, rain and snow!

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Snowing like a blizzard (almost) outside right now.

Supposed to be 69F Monday, and I am leading our first "senior ride." Also leading a ride on Tuesday.
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Old 04-10-08, 01:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Louis View Post
It's nice here today, 60~F, sunny and calm. Forecast for the weekend is calling for rain/snow mix. The fury of winter is bound to peter out eventually.
About the same in the lower part of the state....65F right now. I'm not looking forward to the weekend. I just hope the storms aren't too severe as they pass through tonight and tomorrow.
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Old 04-10-08, 01:33 PM
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79 and calm here. I'm on my way to ride some singletrack.
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Old 04-10-08, 01:39 PM
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Quite pleasant over here right now- 60's- no wqind- and not a cloud in the sky. Nights are still down to freezing though. Tomorrow the same- Saturday- colder and rain- Sunday even colder and more rain.
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Old 04-10-08, 03:38 PM
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Really nasty here in Iowa today; 40 degrees, 35 kt winds and horizontal rain. Only biking I'm doing today is on-line!
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Old 04-10-08, 04:14 PM
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Why would anyone in snow country ride on a trainer? Snow is what skis are made for! I'd rather ski through -25F and blowing snow that the excruciating boredom of a bike trainer!

But I feel your pain, like snow or not, it should just stop and let us ride (outdoors!).
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Old 04-10-08, 05:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Camilo View Post
Why would anyone in snow country ride on a trainer? Snow is what skis are made for! I'd rather ski through -25F and blowing snow that the excruciating boredom of a bike trainer!

But I feel your pain, like snow or not, it should just stop and let us ride (outdoors!).
Well, it is only about 5 inches deep and slushy and there are rocks and holes and brush through the snow.

Doesn't sound like much fun to me.
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Old 04-10-08, 05:28 PM
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77 and sunny here.
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Old 04-10-08, 05:32 PM
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I am sure it won't help to say that I was swimming in a clear mountain tropical river on our property today letting the water falling from the rapids caress the soreness from my body like an over-sized Jacuzzi?

But I was working too - I was teaching my dog how to fetch sticks in the water...
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Old 04-10-08, 05:57 PM
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Originally Posted by crtreedude View Post
I am sure it won't help to say that I was swimming in a clear mountain tropical river on our property today letting the water falling from the rapids caress the soreness from my body like an over-sized Jacuzzi?

But I was working too - I was teaching my dog how to fetch sticks in the water...
It's a tough job crtreedude, but somebody's got to do it.
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Old 04-10-08, 06:13 PM
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It's a tough job crtreedude, but somebody's got to do it.
Hey, it wasn't completely pleasant, those DanG tropical fish kept nibbling on me!
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Old 04-10-08, 09:59 PM
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38, partly cloudy, snow flurries tonight in the last hour. Spring? OK... Saturday and Sunday are supposed to be 60-65, but I'll wait and see. May we'll take a ride around Antelope Island if the weather pans out as promised.
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Old 04-10-08, 11:02 PM
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I went unicycling in shorts and tee-shirt today and got all sweaty.
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Old 04-11-08, 09:32 AM
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To the theme song of Car 54 Where Are You? in the background. Al Gore Al Gore Al Gore, global warming is missing, global warming is missing. 10-4.

Snow possible on Sunday in W. PA. April 12!!!!!
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Old 04-11-08, 09:35 AM
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Just reaffirms my relocation choice. I have not had to deal with snow for 15yrs unless I want to and actually plan to find some or business. 77 right now gorgeous day and I will be at the beach tomorrow.
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Weather Related Bike Flu

Finally a few days of warm and sunny! Called in sick this morning with the bike flu.
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I feel your pain, bro. About 85 here today, and cooled off with a few laps in the pool after the ride.

Actually, I don't feel your pain.
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Hot as hades here in Philippines, 87 day full sun and hi 70's night. I ride at crack of dawn and return before it gets bad. Headed back to US for a visit in May - hope to get in a few rides.
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Old 04-11-08, 07:58 PM
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36 and a cold wet rain. Spring in Vermont. Grrrrr....
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