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Offline rcannon409

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Re: WHO rode today 1-6-12 ?
« Reply #45 on: January 29, 2012, 06:27:57 am »
Just a few miles for me today, In Salt Lake City. I feel like every ride here, in January, is cheating the system.  It was cold and I had to be careful to go around ice spots on the road, but very fun.

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Re: WHO rode today 1-6-12 ?
« Reply #46 on: January 31, 2012, 10:31:52 am »
You guys impresss me! I'll never do that, ride in snow, ever. Besides, roads here in northern Ohio are literally covered in salt and calcium chloride, even on clear days after a rain its still there. If you want your bike to corrode away in a few years ride in this mess, even if you hose it off, it still leaches out from nooks and crannys of the vehicle. First snow my bike gets stored not to appear until after a few good HARD rains in spring.

LOL...I didn't impress me.  I was pissed for being out...but weather ap duped me. Luckily its been pretty mild this winter in northern VA...cold as snow man's balls, but very little snow.
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Re: WHO rode today 1-6-12 ?
« Reply #47 on: January 31, 2012, 02:01:16 pm »
    Hey All!! Another 140 odd miles today 1/31 in and around Central Ohio........Love this winter-but I KNOW its coming,we are gonna pay for our riding days in Dec,Jan, sometime I am certain of it :chugbeer:
   
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Re: WHO rode today 1-6-12 ?
« Reply #48 on: January 31, 2012, 06:43:39 pm »
Way to go Mike, I hit Iron Pony just because today. Got 147 in before the misting rain started.
Looks like tomorrow (Wed. the 1st) will be in the upper 40's and good in the afternoon.
Ride safe all,
Greg
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Re: WHO rode today 1-6-12 ?
« Reply #49 on: January 31, 2012, 07:17:47 pm »
I got 50 k's in today.  It was warm enough to ride all day long, but there was a lot of wet spots and salt on the dry roads . Near Niagara Falls Ontario

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Re: WHO rode today 1-6-12 ?
« Reply #50 on: February 01, 2012, 05:04:59 am »
Salty in Minneapolis too, but that didn't stop me either.
It was all boring riding around the city (doing errands) but boy all those cagers looking at me didn't know what they were missing!
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Re: WHO rode today 1-6-12 ?
« Reply #51 on: February 01, 2012, 10:50:39 am »
1-9 was treacherous!  Northern VA got some snow flurries...totally unexpected.  Long story short:  2 hour ride home in the snow...luckily i66 stayed clear and just a tad slushy, my windshield didn't do to well and had to lower it so i could keep my eye on the road (snow kept caking up on it), which made for a "windier" (is that a word?) ride home.  Made it home safe and sound.

Sounds like fun! Luckily I work at home on Mondays, and was amazed that it snowed all day even though the weather jerks said it would be clear. I did sell my '02 that night, and has to run it up ramps onto the back of a pickup.  Dark out, slushy street, wet ramps, full tank of gas are not a good combo for loading a C10. My foot slipped at the top of the ramps, and I almost dumped it off the side. Heart skipped a beat, but I was able to catch it.
68 degrees at the moment...today should make for a nice ride home!
Chris (COG# 8538), Bristow, Va
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Re: WHO rode today 1-6-12 ?
« Reply #52 on: February 01, 2012, 11:22:06 am »
Sounds like fun! Luckily I work at home on Mondays, and was amazed that it snowed all day even though the weather jerks said it would be clear. I did sell my '02 that night, and has to run it up ramps onto the back of a pickup.  Dark out, slushy street, wet ramps, full tank of gas are not a good combo for loading a C10. My foot slipped at the top of the ramps, and I almost dumped it off the side. Heart skipped a beat, but I was able to catch it.
68 degrees at the moment...today should make for a nice ride home!

Holy shyte!  Brave man.  I had some biopsy stuff for my Crohn's Disease done yesterday, so no bike for me till tomorrow. 
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Re: WHO rode today 1-6-12 ?
« Reply #53 on: February 01, 2012, 03:02:38 pm »
Holy shyte!  Brave man.  I had some biopsy stuff for my Crohn's Disease done yesterday, so no bike for me till tomorrow.


Bummer Roadie. Hope the tests come back with a good report.

And knowing that some of you are wrestling with cold weather and such, here is a NSFSBR (not safe for snow bound riders) link to our little jaunt down to Monterey Sunday.  ;D

http://backoutonthehighway.com/2012/01/29/lunch-with-russ-east-bay-to-monterey/

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Re: WHO rode today 1-6-12 ?
« Reply #54 on: February 02, 2012, 05:05:08 am »
Holy shyte!  Brave man.  I had some biopsy stuff for my Crohn's Disease done yesterday, so no bike for me till tomorrow.
Hope all comes out good and you're back on the bike today...spitting on the way in, but should be sunny this afternoon.
Chris (COG# 8538), Bristow, Va
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Re: WHO rode today 1-6-12 ?
« Reply #55 on: February 22, 2012, 09:53:34 am »
i rode to jury duty in cincy today. mostly sunny and mid 50's. no discount for bike parking- $6. same as my 1/2 ton p/u.

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Re: WHO rode today 1-6-12 ?
« Reply #56 on: February 22, 2012, 06:24:22 pm »
Jury duty pay doesn't cover that ?  You need to get a hold of Kathy Bates on Harry's Law, I bet she could help you. I got in a simple 12 miles, cause I was looking for cheaper then   $3.49 a gallon gas around here.
And judging from the news this evening, we are not going to down anytime soon.
It might be time for a gas revolt, I wonder if we could get that started.
Well anyway, ride safe all,
Greg
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Re: WHO rode today 1-6-12 ?
« Reply #57 on: February 23, 2012, 04:34:17 am »
Jury duty pay doesn't cover that ?  You need to get a hold of Kathy Bates on Harry's Law, I bet she could help you. I got in a simple 12 miles, cause I was looking for cheaper then   $3.49 a gallon gas around here.
And judging from the news this evening, we are not going to down anytime soon.
It might be time for a gas revolt, I wonder if we could get that started.
Well anyway, ride safe all,
Greg

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Re: WHO rode today 1-6-12 ?
« Reply #58 on: February 23, 2012, 06:39:45 am »
Jury duty pay doesn't cover that ?  You need to get a hold of Kathy Bates on Harry's Law, I bet she could help you. I got in a simple 12 miles, cause I was looking for cheaper then   $3.49 a gallon gas around here.
And judging from the news this evening, we are not going to down anytime soon.
It might be time for a gas revolt, I wonder if we could get that started.
Well anyway, ride safe all,
Greg

Jury pay in Hamilton Co is $19 per day. That is supposed to help cover parking and lunch. I'm taking the bike again today- *60 and sunny by lunch time. Wind and rain moving in tonight.

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Re: WHO rode today 1-6-12 ?
« Reply #59 on: February 23, 2012, 08:28:27 am »
Jury pay in Hamilton Co is $19 per day. That is supposed to help cover parking and lunch. I'm taking the bike again today- *60 and sunny by lunch time. Wind and rain moving in tonight.

I hope that you have an interesting case at least?

Round these parts we get jack squat for jury duty, BUT, my employer still pays me so that's good.
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