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    Too windy to ride?

    Am I just too much of a wuss? I want to put in a few hours this afternoon but it seems like a hurricane is brewing out there. Anyone want to tell me to stop being a p***y and just go out and ride? I need the motivation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NotQuiteClimbing View Post
    Am I just too much of a wuss? I want to put in a few hours this afternoon but it seems like a hurricane is brewing out there. Anyone want to tell me to stop being a p***y and just go out and ride? I need the motivation.
    Stop being a p***y and just go out and ride!

    That said, one of the worst crashes I've ever had was when a gust of wind picked me up from the side while I was hammering down the Boulder Canyon trail (Colorado) at full speed so I could make it to class, and slammed me into the ground so hard it was like getting hit by a truck. My guess is that the gust was 90mph +, which isn't uncommon on the Front Range in spring. Still dealing with the ramifications of that crash, so be cautious in those high winds!

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    Unless you r planning mission peak stanford side, you will be ok.

    I have done that after a high wind advisory and cant even ride straight.

    Go get some man

    Low elevation stuff like waterdog will b fine

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    Continue to be a p***y, it's okay.
    I don't rattle.

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    It's only 25 mph gusts, well short of your 90. That makes me a serious wuss. I guess I gotta get out there.

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    you sound like a roadie.......just saying

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    Quote Originally Posted by RojoRacing53 View Post
    you sound like a roadie.......just saying
    LOL. Ya, I've been training for the Markleville Death Ride and have been riding road 80% of the time. Ugh. I think it has f'ed me up.

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    +1...what they said...it's ok, I'm sure your balls will drop some day ...just kidding...now get out and ride

    Quote Originally Posted by RojoRacing53 View Post
    you sound like a roadie.......just saying
    Quote Originally Posted by Berkeley Mike View Post
    Continue to be a p***y, it's okay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NotQuiteClimbing View Post
    LOL. Ya, I've been training for the Markleville Death Ride and have been riding road 80% of the time. Ugh. I think it has f'ed me up.
    I've done the death ride on a purely running base(almost no cycling) so I say put the road bike away and get back on your Mtb and just go long. Death ride takes hours but it's not very hard.

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    UNLESS youre talking about a road ride.....




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    Re: Too windy to ride?

    I truly love riding in the wind, especially"out-n-back" rides where I can sail home. I also have fun being super aero triathlon man, and seeing how much difference it makes.

    This is all on an MTB.
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    Wind blew us up gunshot

    Too windy to ride?-image.jpgNot too windy at top of Solstice, and a double loop of Tamarancho. Pic of Scott from Seattle, checking out the Marin goods. Sorry work, maybe tomorrow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by squareback View Post
    I truly love riding in the wind, especially"out-n-back" rides where I can sail home.
    This is my mindset when riding on windy days. Usually ends up with the wind blowing against me riding out and then blowing against me on the way home.

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    I went surfing this afternoon and after being blown around and gale force sprays I thought "Man I should have went biking". Forest rides like China Camp and Tamarancho have never been a problem in the wind.....except for the time a tree branch fell on my riding buddy....
    “There’s no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing” ~ Sir Rannulph Fiennes

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    Quote Originally Posted by hoolie View Post
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ID:	903542Not too windy at top of Solstice, and a double loop of Tamarancho. Pic of Scott from Seattle, checking out the Marin goods. Sorry work, maybe tomorrow.
    That made me sad. I was going to run up 680 and double Tamarancho. Would've could've should've.

    I need to up my testosterone prescription.

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