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Old 01-15-2013, 06:46 PM   #11 (permalink)
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No balls!! I've rode in a foot of snow 5 mile to work up hill both ways!!
Been there myself when the weather man was wrong both ways. No chance of rain,ride and it pours down-90% chance don't ride and not a drop!!
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Old 01-15-2013, 07:47 PM   #12 (permalink)
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No balls...
Rain never stops me. I'm usually the only bike on the road in the mornings going to work, except for this Highway patrolman on a BMW who is also going to work. Temps have been in the high 20s.
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I've started adapting the mentality that if i can make it to work without getting wet, then i'm good. It doesn't matter much if it's raining on the way home, it's the end of the day anyways and i'm just enjoying the ride
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sometime its better to be safe and dry than to be sorry and wet. I ride year round rain, shine, wind (Santa ana winds 60+mph) heat waves and the last few days with morning rides to work in 35 degrees with an afternoon high in the 50's (very cold for So Cal) Some days I wish I owned a car.
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Well if i took my fenders off i wouldnt ride in the rain either, why you do that ? Bobber look ?
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I've started adapting the mentality that if i can make it to work without getting wet, then i'm good. It doesn't matter much if it's raining on the way home, it's the end of the day anyways and i'm just enjoying the ride
My thoughts exactly. A 3 minute shower on the road is very refreshing.
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For me it`s not so much getting wet. I can put on rain wear . It`s just that I don`t like having to clean the bike afterwords .
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sometime its better to be safe and dry than to be sorry and wet. I ride year round rain, shine, wind (Santa ana winds 60+mph) heat waves and the last few days with morning rides to work in 35 degrees with an afternoon high in the 50's (very cold for So Cal) Some days I wish I owned a car.
Same here except the morning temps are in the high 20s and the winds don't get quite as bad as the Santa Ana winds. Tho when in Nevada they have winds that make Santa Ana look like a breeze.
Nice to see another year rounder...
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Well if i took my fenders off i wouldnt ride in the rain either, why you do that ? Bobber look ?
Yeah, I'm going for the bobber look. I'm working on my fenders now.

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sometime its better to be safe and dry than to be sorry and wet. I ride year round rain, shine, wind (Santa ana winds 60+mph) heat waves and the last few days with morning rides to work in 35 degrees with an afternoon high in the 50's (very cold for So Cal) Some days I wish I owned a car.

I heard that! I have a car but still take the bike anyway.
But if it's a good chance of rain then I'll take the car. I see no need to put myself in-front of a bunch of speeding, distracted motorists and praying that they don't hit their brakes and hydroplane into me.

And BTW - our "weatherman" has no balls and that's just he way I like it!

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