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Forgot about the arctic winds on winter rides

Old 03-04-07, 11:30 AM
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Forgot about the arctic winds on winter rides

What is it about them anyway? It seems that even if I'm doing a loop, it's always blowing in my face. It's like the riding gods are laughing at me for trying to get a few road miles in early. I did catch up with some dudes from another team for some quality wheelsucking later though (unfortunately the wind was largely from the side by this point).
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Old 03-04-07, 11:32 AM
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(unfortunately the wind was largely from the side by this point).

That's when you should have switched to side drafting. Having another rider partially block the wind, will seem like being pulled along.
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Originally Posted by eippo1
What is it about them anyway? It seems that even if I'm doing a loop, it's always blowing in my face.
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It's like sitting around or stoking a campfire. Seems like no matter where you sit the smoke will always come you're way.
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We have the Santa Ana winds to deal with in SoCal...
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