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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 12-31-2011, 05:06 PM Thread Starter
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Anyone Ride today?

I had some errands to do around the town. So I bundled up for this cold weather riding and was off on my 1300. About half way around I realized that I had on way to many cloths, Heck it must have gotten close to 60 today. Traffic wasn't to bad, most of the cars stopped for the red lights today. Got the bags full and came home. So it was a good day for tripping around on the bike. If it's nice tomorrow I'll do it again.
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post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old 12-31-2011, 05:14 PM
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Yep. Low 40's in CT although really foggy most of the day. Got out for a quick ride anyway.

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post #3 of 12 (permalink) Old 12-31-2011, 05:20 PM
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I did too. It was only about 40*, and overcast, but I still managed about 110 miles. Not too bad for New Year's Eve in Mid-West Ohio.

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post #4 of 12 (permalink) Old 12-31-2011, 05:38 PM
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It was such a nice day today, so i jumped my bike off and took it out for a little joyride, took it about a mile and i think i hit reserve so i had to jump off my dead battery on the side of the road with the jumper box i carry and basically just sighed and came home.
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post #5 of 12 (permalink) Old 12-31-2011, 07:48 PM
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I didn't ride, but changed my oil & that pain in the ass filter om my 1100. Going for a short ride before watching the Ravens kick the Bengals butt @ 4:00.
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post #6 of 12 (permalink) Old 12-31-2011, 07:58 PM
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temp got up to 78 today. sun was shining. too perfect not to go out. so i got in one last ride in 2011. no jacket, just a tee shirt and went out for about an hour around Lake Travis just before the sun set. perfect
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post #7 of 12 (permalink) Old 12-31-2011, 08:06 PM
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Yep, Me & a couple of friends went on a 200 mile trip today. Temp was 60 here in West Tennessee & we are going to ride a 62 round trip sunday & eat lunch. We always try to ride the last day of the year & the first day of the year. Temp is suppose to be 53 sunday.
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post #8 of 12 (permalink) Old 01-01-2012, 12:55 AM
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I ride everyday, took about a 30 mile ride today, found out my right eye waters at 80 even with riding sunglasses on, need a better pair i guess!!!

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post #9 of 12 (permalink) Old 01-01-2012, 12:37 PM
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Will I be killed for saying I live in FL and its a beautiful 74 today? Its like god himself is smiling on bikers today!

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post #10 of 12 (permalink) Old 01-01-2012, 07:44 PM
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I had hoped to get a ride in. Here in Pittsburgh it was warm enough but the 40 MPH winds scared me off.
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