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post #1 of 28 Old 10-24-2006, 12:04 AM Thread Starter
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Fall weather

Finally, after two weeks of rain/sleet/snow the weather here doesn't suck this week.
I put on a set of GenMar risers and took the Strom out on the highway yesterday. Sure felt good.
The forecast looks good enough to ride to work all week. Eee haw!
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post #2 of 28 Old 10-24-2006, 02:51 PM
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Lucky you :!: Out here in Ontario we're still having constant rain, sleet, snow, freezing rain, etc, with some of it all happening on the same day. :cry: I managed a short ride on Saturday in between everything but it wasn't enough. NEED more riding.... :wink:

And as I post this the sun pokes it's head out of a cloud............... :evil:

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I rode in to work this AM. It was brrr. When I got to work it was 0 but felt a lot colder. It looks cold out there as I prepare for the ride home but it will be a lot warmer than thei morning I'm sure.
The "good" weather may be short lived since the forecast was changed from sunny and 10 back to more of the same damn rain/snow/cold for the weekend. :cry:
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Was a balmy +5 today here in southern MB. Went for a 150km scoot. Last year, October was beautiful and went riding pretty much every day. This yr it has been very cold, light snow.

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Ya. Its also +5 (41F)here right now and actually felt warmer riding in to work today than it did yesterday.
When I bought my V-Strom last June I was looking forward to weather like we had last Fall. I could have ridden pretty much up until Xmas last year. This year the Summer was wonderful but the Fall weather kinda sucks.
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twas a smouldering +11 today here. Went for a real nice 325km ride. Wont be long tho, and the Wee will be put away for another longggggg MB winter.

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Sucks being here on Vancouver Island. Still having to cut the lawn, which of course takes up time I could be riding or golfing. :lol: :wink:
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Alright, alright, rub it in! It's been rainy and cold most of October in Ontario so it's really cut down the riding time. There was a little sun after work last night, so I went out for about 90 minutes on some twisties near home. The temperature was 1 Celsius and the wind was really starting to penetrate through the layers by the time I got home, but, hey, I got my fix!

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...some twisties near home...
????? Near your home? Where?

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I'd like to know where those twities are near Maple as well!

It was -4 when I left home in Mt. Albert this morning. A bit on the cold side but when I got to work 50 minutes later it had warmed up (in Woodbridge) to about +2. It been raining on and off this afternoon.. good chance I'll geta bit damp on the way home but I am pretty sure I won't get any riding in on the weekend.

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