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Old 01-03-05, 09:57 AM
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See y'all in a month!

I'm leaving for Australia for a month tomorrow, and let me tell you, its rough, considering its 85 degrees there and 23 degrees here

Anyways, we are biking about 800mi in 2.5wks and then just hangin out the rest of the time there I guess... its for school, we get to learn about biochemistry and organic chemistry. Should be a good time... I'll be sure to post up some pics when I get back.

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Old 01-03-05, 10:03 AM
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Have a good month Sounds like a fun road trip
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Cool! Maybe you can contact some bikeforum Aussies while you're there...

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Maybe you could grow a beard
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Take lots of pics and give us a ride report when you get back. I envy you. I would love to be able to do a trip like that.

Have fun. You'll never forget this trip!
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i am an aussie and live in aussie, where are you going down here? im in hobart, so anytime your down here..., anyway im assumin you were talking in degrees f, but in c australia ranges from 45, to -5 in degrees c, at sea level, you don't know what cold is dude lol
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Originally Posted by FISH_FISH
i am an aussie and live in aussie, where are you going down here? im in hobart, so anytime your down here..., anyway im assumin you were talking in degrees f, but in c australia ranges from 45, to -5 in degrees c, at sea level, you don't know what cold is dude lol
No dude, I have never met an Aussie who knows cold like some Americans and almost all Canadians. -5' C converts to 23' F. That's Tshrt and shorts wheather here in Maine if the Sun's shining.
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No dude, I have never met an Aussie who knows cold like some Americans and almost all Canadians. -5' C converts to 23' F. That's Tshrt and shorts wheather here in Maine if the Sun's shining.

I spent about 10 hours in -12 F the day after Christmas in Michigan...these guys are fooling themselves
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Originally Posted by FISH_FISH
i am an aussie and live in aussie, where are you going down here? im in hobart, so anytime your down here..., anyway im assumin you were talking in degrees f, but in c australia ranges from 45, to -5 in degrees c, at sea level, you don't know what cold is dude lol
Come to canada, I will show you cold. I am still almost in tshirts and jeans at -5c. If my winters were that warm I would likely ride all winter. Try -45c with wind chill on the east coast or -25c in Whistler (its a record low year on the 'warm' west coast)
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http://www.theweathernetwork.com/wea...s/CASK0261.htm

its -33c (-28f) here right now, -40 with the old windchill...

HELP ME!
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Yeah...that sucks. It sucks even more you have no hills to block the wind
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I'm envious... I've always wanted to go to Australia, but airfare is an arm and a leg.
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Yeah, it got pretty cold here in FL last week. I think it dropped all the way down to 57 degrees F. I was freezing!

Sorry Mael, just had to rub it in a bit!
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wow... that's some COLD weather... break out the toester booties, wool socks and balaclava!
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...I bet you had the winter jackets out at that point
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