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Offline I'm NOT Carl

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Chilly Ride
« on: January 15, 2014, 07:35:10 AM »
17* this morning coming in to work. I do normally ride all season so that's not a big deal. My Fog City visor freezing is a tad irritating but I know how to deal with it having been there many times.

I pulled up to the light to make the turn towards work and looking left before turning, what do I see? Another rider in the left turn lane.

Well, someone else on a bike in cold weather. :thumbsup:

We are out there :)

Ride safe.

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Re: Chilly Ride
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2014, 08:06:24 AM »
Lucky! Temps were okay for me, but ice conditions required 4WD to get home and to work.
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Re: Chilly Ride
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2014, 08:41:24 AM »
Wanted to ride this morning, but it snowed. New helmet and gear order. Yeah for me.

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Re: Chilly Ride
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2014, 09:01:12 AM »
It snowed yesterday and from the snow Saturday, there's still ice on my street. Just makes riding the 'busa a bit more fun :D

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Re: Chilly Ride
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2014, 09:24:33 AM »
It snowed yesterday and from the snow Saturday, there's still ice on my street. Just makes riding the 'busa a bit more fun :D

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Re: Chilly Ride
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2014, 09:36:01 AM »
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Re: Chilly Ride
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2014, 09:38:26 AM »
Great for the ice but it goes tits up once you hit clear pavement. :lol:

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Re: Chilly Ride
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2014, 09:41:00 AM »
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Re: Chilly Ride
« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2014, 10:57:38 AM »
Supposed to be 90 here today.  :shrug:
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Re: Chilly Ride
« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2014, 11:00:40 AM »
I was planning a local spin but at 6:30 this morning the salt/sand truck put a fresh layer on everything.

Nope.

43 degrees though.
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Re: Chilly Ride
« Reply #10 on: January 15, 2014, 11:04:51 AM »
I was a tad surprised at the number of bikes I saw out yesterday - 3 IIRC... Snow was melt'n and roads were clear/dry aside from occasional wetness.
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Re: Chilly Ride
« Reply #11 on: January 15, 2014, 11:14:38 AM »
Monday I saw 3 cruisers, one very old bmw and myself. Temps started at 25 and climbed into the upper forties. Beautiful day.
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Re: Chilly Ride
« Reply #12 on: January 15, 2014, 11:22:55 AM »
I usually get out at night for a ride these days and haven't seen another bike in ages.
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Re: Chilly Ride
« Reply #13 on: January 15, 2014, 11:53:25 AM »
39 ish this morning.

One other biker on the road but at 5:30am though I usually don't see much of anyone around here. Middle of IT land and those folks really do not function till 10am normally..