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Old 11-22-08, 06:40 AM
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I used to live not far from there, myself . [ Spartanburg, S.C. ] I moved to N. Central Florida after retirement. Recently, early morning temps here were in low-mid 20's !!!!!!! BUT, it usually does warm up by 30-40 degrees during the day.
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Old 11-22-08, 07:15 AM
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You need to move to a place with more stability, like N.E. Ohio. Sunny and warm from June to Sept. Cold and plenty of snow for the rest of the year. Plus the Indians and Browns never win, so there is very little stress.
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Old 11-22-08, 08:16 AM
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Clear and a low of 22F this morning, NW wind at 10-15.

Been a pretty mild fall down here, tho, overall....
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Old 11-22-08, 08:32 AM
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What happened to global warming?
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Old 11-22-08, 08:34 AM
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What happened to global warming?
It continues to progress at an alarming rate.
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Old 11-22-08, 03:38 PM
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Ok,

It is all my fault.

I bought my first bike in 40+ years this month.

I live in Central Kentucky, the temp was 19 degrees
this morning and yesterday we had snow on the ground.

Unfortunately the weather men are claiming the cold
weather is going to last out as far as they can forecast...

Looks like it might be awhile before I can get back
in the saddle again....

Jerry
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Old 11-23-08, 01:15 AM
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Originally Posted by yrrej View Post
Ok,

It is all my fault.

I bought my first bike in 40+ years this month.


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Old 11-23-08, 02:03 AM
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Next time move to the west for the really nice weather - well, maybe not the northwest.
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Old 11-23-08, 06:34 AM
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Originally Posted by yrrej View Post
Ok,

It is all my fault.

I bought my first bike in 40+ years this month.

I live in Central Kentucky, the temp was 19 degrees
this morning and yesterday we had snow on the ground.

Unfortunately the weather men are claiming the cold
weather is going to last out as far as they can forecast...

Looks like it might be awhile before I can get back
in the saddle again....

Jerry


* * WHEW * *

And I thought it was MY fault for moving from Nebraska to Virginia!!!!! STILL quite chilly here and haven't been able to get out all that much. This week is SUPPOSED to be better ((according to the weather guys)) Just have to wait and see I guess........
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Old 11-23-08, 06:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Hask12 View Post
You need to move to a place with more stability, like N.E. Ohio. Sunny and warm from June to Sept. Cold and plenty of snow for the rest of the year. Plus the Indians and Browns never win, so there is very little stress.
Or maybe S.W. Ohio We don't get much snow and it's usually sunny and warm from May to October. We also have the Reds and Bengals who never win.

Our local weathermen often use the interstates to predict where the rain/snow will be. They'll say the rain/snow will be north or south of I-70 or east or west of I-75. Since I live near the intersection of these two interstates I just never see any of this weather
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Old 11-23-08, 08:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Tom Bombadil View Post
But you said it was 48.
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Expected temperature when I get out of work tomorrow....upper teens. They're calling for a
bunch of Lake Effect Snow so the studded snows will get a good workout but I should have a
tailwind out of the NW. The temp. on the ride in around sunset was 24 degrees with an 8 mph headwind which was a little unpleasant.

48 degrees....sigh, one can only dream.
I know we are spoiled in the South. Everything is relative isn't it. I put on just about everything I own and still get cold. I was born in Toledo but have lived in South GA for 30 years now. I am inspired that you can even ride in those conditions. I won't whine anymore about the cold.
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I know we are spoiled in the South. Everything is relative isn't it. I put on just about everything I own and still get cold. I was born in Toledo but have lived in South GA for 30 years now. I am inspired that you can even ride in those conditions. I won't whine anymore about the cold.
Before you let them bully you about South Georgia winters, let them try to survive a hot August day in Cairo.
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Old 11-24-08, 05:59 AM
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Originally Posted by BluesDawg View Post
Before you let them bully you about South Georgia winters, let them try to survive a hot August day in Cairo.
Your right I conceded to easily. I got a chuckle from your reply. I'll take those hot humid days of summer any day over this weather we are having now. I can take the heat much better than the cold. Amen brother.
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Old 11-24-08, 08:29 AM
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You have jinxed the warmth and riding allure of the South.
Time for the tar and feathers...ride 'em out on rails...oh they already sit on rails...never mind.
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Old 11-26-08, 06:21 PM
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Well forecast for tomorrow (Thanksgiving) is sunny and mid 50's. Sounds like it may be a great day for a 30 to 40 miler prior to joining the family for a the big feast. If things turn out right hopefully The wife and I can burn the calories prior to over eating. Hope everybody has a great Thanksgiving and enjoys their time with ther families.
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Old 11-30-08, 10:28 AM
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Originally Posted by teacherbill View Post
You didn't move far enough south. Was a bit nippy this morning, but supposed to be up to mid 60s to 70s in the afternoon.

+1! 70s here today, but storms threatening.
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Old 11-30-08, 02:15 PM
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Looks nice around Chapel Hill for the next several days. After today, 7 of the next 9 days are between 52 to 60, the other two being 47. And sunny on 7 of 9. That's really nice weather in my book.
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Old 11-30-08, 02:37 PM
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Crappy weather in Atlanta. Rain started Friday afternoon and it's still raining. Today's temperature got all the way up to 45F. Reminds me of the weather I had to put up with when I lived in Olympia, Washington.

Maybe the rain will be gone tomorrow and I can hit the Yellow River trail on the cross bike -- but I'm not holding my breath.
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