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Old 11-27-2012, 07:46 PM   #21 (permalink)
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I only ride at night if I get caught out by accident. I do not like night riding.

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Old 11-28-2012, 10:01 AM   #22 (permalink)
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The night is not too bad..just wish my head light was brighter.
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:54 AM   #23 (permalink)
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I ride in the dark every morning on my way to work. Most of it is freeway riding so I'm more scared of other cars than deer.
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Old 11-28-2012, 04:05 PM   #24 (permalink)
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I don't typically leave town at night, and when I do, I play it careful... I try to avoid two lane roads that have no shoulder and easement space to the side of them.

I do commute during the summer months, and that means riding in the dark in the morning (5:30 am) but most of that is on a 4-lane with large shoulders. I ride the inside lane so I have even more time/room to react if a deer comes on to the road from the shoulder. There was a rash of "chronic wasting disease" in Nebraska that cut the deer population by about 40% this year, so that helps my odds too...
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