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    I really enjoy a good morning ride, but I can never drag myself out of bed to get up and go. Usually end up riding in the evening instead.
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    what's your favorite time of day to ride?

    Sunset and into a night ride is my favorite
    I hope you have a big trunk... cause I'm gonna put my bike in it!

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    Early morning is the best. It's quite, with much less traffic on the road or trails. Plus, I love the colors of the sunrise at this time. Either in the sky or the way they enhance the scenery.

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    Morning is always nice for all the reasons everybody else have mentioned, but I very rarely can manage to get myself out the door in the morning for a ride! It only seems to happen when I arrange to meet someone.

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    If I can roll back up to the car by the twilight, that's ideal. I hate mornings.

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    I like going around 230-3 because nobody is on the trails cause they're still at work.

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    I'm fairly temperature independent when it comes to riding (10F to whatever) and I do most of my riding to/from work. Perfect riding (for me) happens around 0545 (if it's light) as there are no cars to deal with on the road section of my ride, I can see the soft spots on the gravel, it's not buggy yet and let's face it, sunrise is cool.
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    I am a night owl because I have been on nightshift for over 9 years. I love riding at night. It is a lot of fun exploring areas where I live and just having most of the roads to myself. I also like day riding but I prefer riding at night. It's cooler out (especially in NC) and I am used to riding at night at work. Always important to have a good light system on your bike, extra batteries and visible clothing but I am used to having that on when I ride.

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    Night riding is probably my favorite. I like the solitude and the focus. I think I ride better and get more out of it(mentally.) If I had to choose between daytime hours it would be within an hour or so after sunrise. The earth waking up is a pleasure to watch and be a part of.

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    ahhh 5am, that is usually just before I go to bed.

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    LOL, sort of. I usually work all night 4pm-4am, get home and unwind till 5:30-6am depending on the "unwinding" and then I sleep during the day. I am a "morning" person, just a little earlier in the morning.

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    It is better now (been on nights for more than 9 years) than when I rotated every two weeks, two weeks nights, two weeks days. I felt like I was going to die every rotation and statistics show people who rotate shifts die much earlier than those who don't. I am pretty used to it now after almost a decade of nights. Some "days" (or nights) are harder than others but that is life.

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    Prefer early AM, nobody else out on the trails, rest of the day to get stuff done. Unfortunately, work gets in the way most days, so it's usually late afternoon by the time I get to ride and my butt's already draggin'.
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    i work nights so not a morning person. Honestly though the heat midday lately has been a *****, still prefer mid day especially when its on the hot/humid side. few ppl at best to share with when I want to get out and test new things, work on technique since slim chance of messing up someone elses ride by walking/riding back to try a section again or being stopped to adjust something. Been riding lately at about 85-90 deg with high humidity in wooded trails (midwest). Does wonders for conditioning when carrying a 3L hydropack loaded with the normal extras too.
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    Now Spring has sprung and summer is on the way, my allergies have started to kick in... so unless I load up on antihistamines etc. I try to avoid early am or dusk riding... worst time for pollens that affect me... before or after lunch are preferred at the mo ^^

    Anyone else suffer the hay fever?
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    I'm suffering as I type this!!! sneezing and sniffling... I like the morning or afternoon/early evening ride on the greenway (paved) and midmorning rides on the trails. Before it gets too hot and crowded
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