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post #1 of 17 Old 07-05-2012, 06:58 AM Thread Starter
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What's your favorite time to ride ?

I do most of my riding early in the morning (when it's hot). I was on the road by 5:30 this morning. No traffic, and it's cool, had a great time, really enjoyed myself.
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Late evening right before the sun sets. Thats the coolest part of the day out here.

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When hot - like it has been lately - early AM. There is less traffic around here in early AM than in late evening and the temps are cooler. The only thing I have to watch out for are the deer.

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Before the kids, the go fast guys came with me on dawn patrol which was kick stands at 4:30

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This time of year I'm out every Sunday morning about 6am for a 85 mile ride to a favorite breakfast place in the Texas hill country. Take the long way back and I'm done with my weekly motorcycle fix by around 11am.

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Sunup when in the boonies. After rush hour from home.

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Before the kids, the go fast guys came with me on dawn patrol which was kick stands at 4:30
If you leave to ride that early here, you'll find the cops are still on DUI patrol from the previous evening!

When I lived (briefly) in Scottsdale, I used to love doing a "Lap of Phoenix" on my VFR just before bedtime, around 11 pm. I'd ride the 101 to 202, then around to I-17 and back to Scottdale. The whole trip was about 1/2 hour at the supra-legal speeds the Viffer was so good at. Man, that would set me right for a good night's sleep!

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