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Online Black Hills

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My Hometown
« on: December 05, 2014, 10:38:20 AM »
For those of you that plan rides to the Black Hills here is my excuse for giving you poor advice on the weather.. Rapid City named #1 for most unpredictable weather in the country.

http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/which-city-has-the-most-unpredictable-weather/
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Re: My Hometown
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2014, 03:20:17 PM »
Neat, thanks for the link.


I don't know about you, but if I lived in Rapid City I wouldn't bother watching The weather channel.   :razz:
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Re: My Hometown
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2014, 03:40:29 PM »
My ex is from Sturgis,  born in Lead, so over 25 plus years I've visited the Hills often. I've learned about the unpredictability of the climate. Especially when on a bike. Flying buffalo at Custer State Park are a hazard.

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Re: My Hometown
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2014, 04:00:24 PM »
Sucks to be you.
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Re: My Hometown
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2014, 04:45:43 PM »
Sucks to be you.

yea, sometimes I have to go to Wisconsin :o
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Re: My Hometown
« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2014, 04:46:08 PM »
When we rode it we had a shower every afternoon- that part was very predictable.  And I still regret not grabbing brews with you when we were out there Black Hills...  :facepalm:
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Re: My Hometown
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2014, 09:11:03 AM »
No surprise, its something I accepted when I took my first trip out there years ago. Don't like the weather ? Wait a second , it will change.
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Re: My Hometown
« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2014, 09:23:58 AM »
It was, what, 70 and sunny when we left the campground and within about 45 minutes it was pouring rain and in the 40s?  I would simply make it a given that there would be a backpack w/ a myriad of gear in it as my standard loadout for every ride.  Too good to be scurred off by the weather though.  I'd just have to toughen up ... maybe a LOT.  :)
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