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Portrait of a gentle Winnipeg Breeze

Old 05-21-20, 07:57 AM
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Old 05-21-20, 08:32 AM
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Heh it is usually not windy here this time of year in vegas but it was so windy the other morning my ride took me 2x as long as usual and the only other guy out there got his bike blown over right in front of me lol
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Spent enough time riding in ND and east of the Rockies in central and eastern MT to know what wind is.
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Old 05-27-20, 08:25 AM
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What Winnipeg winds do to Cyclists (actual footage, shot on local location)

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Old 05-29-20, 09:13 AM
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If the wind weren't enough, it's also the coldest City in the Country for Cities greater than 100k population. It isn't without it's charm.
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Originally Posted by prairiepedaler View Post
If the wind weren't enough, it's also the coldest City in the Country for Cities greater than 100k population. It isn't without it's charm.

i have a friend whose parents live in Regina. I hear it's a DRY cold?!?
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This would make a great folk song title.
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It's always like that at Portage and Main, isn't it?
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