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Old 01-15-2013, 02:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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We had very good riding weather here in eastern NC this past Saturday and Sunday. I was one of hundreds of bikers that hit the roads to burn some ethanol-free fuel.

Monday rolls around and I have to go back to work.

The local TV weatherman says it's going to still be warm, but we will have on and off rain all day.

So I debate - ride the bike to work or don't ride the bike to work.

Then I recalled the last time I got stuck in the rain - and decided to take the truck instead.

Big flippin' mistake! Not a drop of rain all day.

So - weatherman's fault or my fault for not having the balls to just do it?

I'm thinking 10% weatherman, 90% no balls.

What do you think? (All in fun, of course. No feelings hurt and no worries.)

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Old 01-15-2013, 02:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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let me ponder over this for a moment...



ok...verdicts in... you wimped out. Sorry. Do not pass go..do not collect $200.
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Well, I would have rode, no matter if it was going to rain or not, I'm guessing not having balls has anything to do with it I would say not having a front fender has more to do with your decision. I have a small fender I can drop on if it's going to rain that day (or ride my other bike). There is the handkerchief trick also to help with water hitting you in the face. Thread is here somewhere, slim bone posted it.
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There is the handkerchief trick also to help with water hitting you in the face. Thread is here somewhere, slim bone posted it.
If you have seen Slimbone ride in after a rainy day on the road, you will realize that his 'trick' is useless.
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I think the handkerchief is to keep him able to see not keep him dry I rode without my fender in the rain, not fun. That's why I got the quick install fender.
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I think the handkerchief is to keep him able to see not keep him dry I rode without my fender in the rain, not fun. That's why I got the quick install fender.
Well, truth be told, no front and no rear fender did play a lot into my decision. I hope to remedy that soon. Then I won't have any excuse.
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So I guess then it must be all about your balls I was trying to give you a good excuse.
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So I guess then it must be all about your balls I was trying to give you a good excuse.
Or maybe some common sense. Haha

You were giving me the benefit of the doubt.
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no fenders = blame the weatherman
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