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    Quite ****ty weather on my way home. rained like hell. I didnt care though. since my bike has golden fenders! I was wearing swimming shorts I got just as wet as if i had taken a swim. People were loading up their bikes on a trailer at work today. apparantly some competition this weekend.
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    Weights on the bike has a double effect, I find. On the one hand you are slower to get up to speed/climb but faster on the descents and hold speed easier on the flat. Swings and roundabouts, as they say.

    Speaking of roundabouts, I had my second off of the season today... Driver blocked the round about and I decided to go around. It had one of those slippery decorative kerb things in the middle. I came at it at an oblique angle and the front wheel tracked up and over the kerb ok, the back not so much... It slid along the kerb edge and ended up throwing me off the bike. It was peeing down rain you see... Left knee, right thigh are a bit bruised but my bike is a-ok. My pride took the biggest hit, though...

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    Quote Originally Posted by car bone View Post
    Quite ****ty weather on my way home. rained like hell. I didnt care though. since my bike has golden fenders! I was wearing swimming shorts I got just as wet as if i had taken a swim. People were loading up their bikes on a trailer at work today. apparantly some competition this weekend.
    I thought I was the only one around these parts to wear swim shorts when it rains.
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    Weights on the bike has a double effect, I find. On the one hand you are slower to get up to speed/climb but faster on the descents and hold speed easier on the flat. Swings and roundabouts, as they say.

    Speaking of roundabouts, I had my second off of the season today... Driver blocked the round about and I decided to go around. It had one of those slippery decorative kerb things in the middle. I came at it at an oblique angle and the front wheel tracked up and over the kerb ok, the back not so much... It slid along the kerb edge and ended up throwing me off the bike. It was peeing down rain you see... Left knee, right thigh are a bit bruised but my bike is a-ok. My pride took the biggest hit, though...
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    Nice vid CB!

    I dont wear swimshorts on the bike but similar quick drying stuff, like outdoor zip-off pants etc. When it rains and it is warm enough I just get wet and let it dry again or changebat the end.of the ride. This way I am not hauling around my raingear all summer and I get wet only 1-2 times a year (rain radars rule).

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    I get wet a lot. But i dont care. its only water. I like the winter though. it can't rain when its below 0C then it snows.
    Rule #9 // If you are out riding in bad weather, it means you are a badass. Period.

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    Specialized sucks ass.

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