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It's snowing here. In the Hudson Valley.

Old 10-15-09, 10:20 AM
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It's snowing here. In the Hudson Valley.

And it's 38º. At friggin NOON. On October 15th.

At least it's not sticking.

Somebody shoot me.

And yes, I did ride this morning. 34 miles. On the Ibis Winter Bike. With the halogen headlamp, the winter tires, and the fenders.
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Old 10-15-09, 10:25 AM
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Much better than 38º and raining if you ask me.
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Old 10-15-09, 10:27 AM
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Ride when it's cold enough to freeze your bearings and then come back and blog about it.
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Good thing I'm on vacation.

I'll be sure to post a ride report from Palomar tomorrow and the weekend--supposed to be 80's all week!

I miss NY already...
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Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
And it's 38º. At friggin NOON. On October 15th.

At least it's not sticking.

Somebody shoot me.

And yes, I did ride this morning. 34 miles. On the Ibis Winter Bike. With the halogen headlamp, the winter tires, and the fenders.
I feel your pain. Its expected to snow here as well.
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Old 10-15-09, 10:35 AM
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it's so cold in the d
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You do realize it is going to get colder before it gets warmer...



I am looking forward to some tele-skiing and snow shoeing...

Let It Snow....Let It Snow...
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Snow? That stuff in the little glass balls that floats around when you shake them?

How very odd.
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Nice and warm.
Last week when our weather took a nose dive it hit 15F at night and warmed up to a balmy 28F for several days. My sprinkler system was not thrilled.
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I'm hoping it gets above 40 for my ride this afternoon at 3:00. But it is dry--so far.
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It's snowing here too. 39 degrees and not sticking
Mountain Top, PA
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It's 65F here today BTW.
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Supposed to snow here soon for the weekend. Cross racing on Sunday. Last year for this race I almost had a heat stroke.
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Originally Posted by Jay68442 View Post
It's snowing here too. 39 degrees and not sticking
Mountain Top, PA
Down the hill in Wilkes-Barre, it looks like it is only rain...
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Snow near Halloween, big surprise.
Indian summer is right around the corner.
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Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
And it's 38º. At friggin NOON. On October 15th.

At least it's not sticking.

Somebody shoot me.

And yes, I did ride this morning. 34 miles. On the Ibis Winter Bike. With the halogen headlamp, the winter tires, and the fenders.
41 degrees here and solid rain. I'm expecting a nasty winter and am going to try on a few pairs of winter cycling boots this afternoon.
Just out of curiosity, what are your winter tires?
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Hey pcad - I grew up down the road from you (Plattekill) and usually miss it - except for right now. Hopefully we've got at least another month before we should see any of the white stuff out here in STL.
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Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
And it's 38º. At friggin NOON. On October 15th.

At least it's not sticking.

Somebody shoot me.
Sucks to live there, doesn't it?
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Originally Posted by coasting View Post
and what do you want? a cookie?
Oh, I can't eat just one.

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Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
And it's 38º. At friggin NOON. On October 15th.

At least it's not sticking.

Somebody shoot me.

And yes, I did ride this morning. 34 miles. On the Ibis Winter Bike. With the halogen headlamp, the winter tires, and the fenders.
It's been like that for a week already here. I'm still riding to work, though.
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Well they need to start building up that 25" base over at Mt. Peter--might as well start early. That's some good slidin' right there.
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It already snowed here Saturday night. Three inches on the ground Sunday morning.

Of course, it was warm, sunny, and dry on Monday.
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