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Old 02-07-14, 12:32 PM
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Spring?

It must be inching nearer as my brain is beginning to get the twitch albeit my body is ill prepared. Still its rumored that the temp will hit 30 above next week. If the roads are dry...
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Old 02-07-14, 12:34 PM
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we dipped down , out here, for a few days .. snow on the Beach.
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Old 02-07-14, 03:04 PM
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Accuweather 15day is showing a warming trend in 10days...or so. I could handle the 40's for a few days. Shoot, 25 would be a heatwave at this point.
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That's called cabin fever, where the brain hallucinates from the lack of sunshine.

A week ago, almost 60F, sunny and dry for weeks. Yesterday, 8 inches of snow, still snowing today with another 2-3 inches. Good thing it won't last, expected rain Sunday and Monday!
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It's plenty sunny here, but the temps don't want to get above 0.
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i couldn't take it anymore... i rode in 20 degrees with dog. managed 2 miles but that was all either of us could handle
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I have fantasies of seeing my MTB with the slicks back on the rims instead of the studs. Pictured mentally, it's almost as good as 6" heels on a dancing girl. Sick....c'mon Spring!
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Old 02-07-14, 05:07 PM
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Well at least 3 of the 4 really rotten months of winter are gone. Already we have more than an hour of sunlight that we didnt have at the end of Dec.
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Old 02-11-14, 11:28 AM
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It's a coming.
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Old 02-11-14, 11:47 AM
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Feb. 19: high of 57F and sunny. Local group ride with the mellow ladies scheduled then, 35 miles. On my calendar, TCTP be damned.
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Old 02-11-14, 01:09 PM
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This morning it was -15F. Hopefully this will be the end of subzero temps. Surely we will have another couple of bad storms. Sunny, 35F and bare roads is all I need.
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-11 here this morning and supposed to be worse tomorrow morning. Then sorta a blizzard on Thursday although for NH we are not doing too bad with the snow so far. Anyhow we change the clocks 3/8, only 25 days. I am ready to have a little daylight after work!
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Old 02-11-14, 02:38 PM
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We're supposed to have a 'historic' ice storm tomorrow. Long range forecast shows 68 degrees next week. WTH?
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Originally Posted by OldsCOOL View Post
Accuweather 15day is showing a warming trend in 10days...or so. I could handle the 40's for a few days. Shoot, 25 would be a heatwave at this point.
I drove across the UP on Sunday. It was a rather pleasant day. What part of Northern Mi are you in?
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Old 02-11-14, 04:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Dan Burkhart View Post
I drove across the UP on Sunday. It was a rather pleasant day. What part of Northern Mi are you in?
I'm an hour south of the bridge in Boyne City area.
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Old 02-11-14, 09:18 PM
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Originally Posted by OldsCOOL View Post
I'm an hour south of the bridge in Boyne City area.
Ah, just about at the tip of the ring finger. I've been known to pass by that way.
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Old 02-11-14, 09:20 PM
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Some mangy varmint in PA said we had six more weeks of this crap. Haven't ridden in 11 days due to patchy roads. Cold is OK, but patchy roads are a show stopper.
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Old 02-11-14, 09:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Dan Burkhart View Post
Ah, just about at the tip of the ring finger. I've been known to pass by that way.
Yes, on the sunset coast of Lake Michigan.
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Old 02-12-14, 04:50 AM
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-7 in Kalamazoo this morning. We are gaining 2 minutes of daylight per day. We must be getting closer to the sun, right?

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-7* in Cleveland this morning as well. Doesn't seem like winter will ever end. Heading home to VA tomorrow (in a snow storm if the forecast is correct) but then to GA on Friday where temps are supposed to be as high as 60* on the weekend. Hope I don't get heat stroke!
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Old 02-12-14, 09:44 AM
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Originally Posted by irwin7638 View Post
-7 in Kalamazoo this morning. We are gaining 2 minutes of daylight per day. We must be getting closer to the sun, right?

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In theory.

Currently 10F up here in Boyne Country. Warmup is on the way!
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Old 02-13-14, 09:20 AM
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6" of fresh snow in Charlotte with 2-3" more on it's way. Unfortunately the far eastern parts of NC & SC got ice and there are a lot of people without power.
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Originally Posted by irwin7638 View Post
-7 in Kalamazoo this morning. We are gaining 2 minutes of daylight per day. We must be getting closer to the sun, right?

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I think we're getting further away (in the elliptical orbit), but the axis tilt is moving us more directly under the sun. Either way, Spring still seems far away.
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Well-the temp has improved. It is over 20(f) unfortunate that we've had a couple of inches of wet snow yesterday and today.
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