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Early Spring Rides - Little Bit of Everything

Old 03-23-19, 05:42 PM
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Early Spring Rides - Little Bit of Everything

Skipped the morning group rides today, setting out solo around noon. Encountered cool, cloudy, warm, clear, rain, hail, then wind. You just can't simulate that experience in the gym.
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Old 03-23-19, 07:06 PM
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Love it. Makes those summer rides oh so sweeter! You change clothing at all during the ride?
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True, these chilly early season rides really make me appreciate those summer rides. Even more than normal.
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