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70 in November

Old 11-10-20, 06:48 PM
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70 in November

Hope everyone has had the same great weather as we have had here. I finally got around to checking out a old rail trail in the area and it was great riding. Where did you ride?
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Old 11-10-20, 07:03 PM
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72* here.... looks like June.

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I tend to ride in circles. No matter where or how far I ride I always end up where I started. Kind of like ground hog day wrapped in a turduckin. Yesterday I rode 8 miles of rail-trail conversion as part of my longer ride east of Seattle.

Happy 70th, Chris!
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.......................Happy 70th, Chris!
Thinking it's 70F in November instead of having snow on the ground ???

Almost 9pm and still 78F after a cooling down rain.
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I road 35 miles yesterday up and down the coast in SoCal and it was very cold mid 50s. That’s cold for us in SoCal. When the cold wind picked up at 11am my hands and feet were actually freezing and I was wearing full finger leather gloves. We’re getting some weather coming from Alaska.


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Old 11-10-20, 07:57 PM
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Originally Posted by OldTryGuy View Post
Thinking it's 70F in November instead of having snow on the ground ???

Almost 9pm and still 78F after a cooling down rain.

70° F not 70 years. Usually November is cold and wet or snowing. It's been dry and warm perfect for riding.
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Originally Posted by Chris! View Post
70° F not 70 years. Usually November is cold and wet or snowing. It's been dry and warm perfect for riding.
I thought the same thing looking at the title and then read the post and was like oh yeah 70 degrees!

It was a great ride home tonight on the Co-Motion, my back was even sweating (I stupidly didn't bring anything to secure my bag on the rack or a pannier)
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Old 11-10-20, 10:37 PM
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70* Upstate NY in November!?

Didn’t check out your location. Just assumed you turned 70 and live is a warm climate looking at the picture. So many don’t bother to enter their location, I stopped looking. That’s my excuse and am sticking to it! Hope you do turn 70 some year, but don’t rush.
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Old 11-10-20, 11:27 PM
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I turned 70 in October.
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Old 11-11-20, 03:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Arthur Peabody View Post
I turned 70 in October.
beat me to it


I'm 70 and ride all over the place. hehehehe

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Originally Posted by Wildwood View Post
beat me to it


I'm 70 and ride all over the place. hehehehe

No helmet... lucky you made it to 70.
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Old 11-11-20, 09:21 AM
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No helmet... lucky you made it to 70.
I'm lucky I made it this far, for many reasons.
Lost 2 buddies in VietNam, etc, etc, etc.

Life is Hazardous - Play at your Own Risk.
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I imagine that the recent weather in upstate NY has been similar to what we have had in Montreal. What a pleasure to be able to ride in shorts and short sleeve jersey a week into the month of November. I will be 71 in about 5 weeks
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Did my first nighttime “mountain biking” (Green Lake, Syracuse) after work yesterday. I clocked out at 4:30, the Sun set at 4:45 as I chowed a few slices of pre-ride pizza. There was just an thin orange crust of sunlight left when I got up to the sorta “prairie” plateau area of the park. It was black out by the time I got into the trails. Super happy that my dissatisfaction with headlights has netted me a ~4K lumen collection. Super fun ride. Riding home back through the city was strangely peaceful.
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what happened to the 70F? Not happy it is gonnnne...
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We're looking at maybe hitting 90 next week.....Again.
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Got a few to get to 70, 35ish. I'm in no rush either. As for 70F, ill take that all day everyday.
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50 and sunny here today, which means I can wear light wool and feel great. I need some padded full gloves, though. I'm wearing liners under my half-gloves, and it looks a little freddly.
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Va capitol trail has seen some precipitation this week
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rain/snow + high winds. fml
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rain/snow + high winds. fml
40ish here, and windy. Glad I got all the leaves up because now it's raining. No bike riding today.
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40ish here, and windy. Glad I got all the leaves up because now it's raining. No bike riding today.

I raked twice & will wait it out now before thinking about addressing it again.

45 bags each time isnt small baggage.
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Filled up my mower’s triple bagger twice with leaves and needles before heading out for a quick spin. Major storm coming in tonight with lots of wind and rain.
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I'm lucky I made it this far, for many reasons.
Lost 2 buddies in VietNam, etc, etc, etc.

Life is Hazardous - Play at your Own Risk.

I wear my helmet and I am in my 70's. I want to be around longer to see my grand children. Don't make excuses. Wear your helmet.
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I wear my helmet and I am in my 70's. I want to be around longer to see my grand children. Don't make excuses. Wear your helmet.
I have extreme memory loss and early dementia - I do not even recognize all my grandchildren.
What's between my ears is mush. But I still have self awareness and logic and good physical abilities.
You should wear your helmet.
And let me decide my own risks.

Thanks. and enjoy your rides.
edit: Especially in the 70s, be it *F or years.

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