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This would be a nice addition to this.
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definitely...

P.S. actually i was wrong about the conversion
i was above 1500 meters asl... I.E. 4,900 feet and not 3000...

at 3000 feet asl... if the weather is good... and there are decent roads... i rode all year round... far above the weather changes more faster... so you could find yourself in winter in unpleasant situations...

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Those very changing conditions are what the challenges are that makes those very rides so Memorial. Of course surviving those are a prerequisite, LOL! In the past I’ve ridden to work on dry winter roads but had to deal with 3 inches of snow to return home. A very slow ride for sure.
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Snow, sleet and freezing rain here, no visibility in Maine.
COld enough yet?

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Snow, sleet and freezing rain here, no viability in Maine.
COld enough yet?
not yet freezing temps
a lot of wet during the night...
drying during the day if a sunny one
at 3k feet lower temps 4 - 5 Celsius

at 5k feet there is already snow either during the night than during the day
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I had the pleasure of removing 6” of snow last night and another 3” today, not fun. Low tonight expected 5F, high tomorrow 20F, been a long long time since we’ve had this much winter this early in November. Bad omen?
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I had the pleasure of removing 6” of snow last night and another 3” today, not fun. Low tonight expected 5F, high tomorrow 20F, been a long long time since we’ve had this much winter this early in November. Bad omen?
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Till the eighties even in the Po valley we were used to face winters like that...
Some times also when kid... we found ourselves for a few days without electric power because the snow had crushed the trellis..

since then we had mild winters though...
to face harsh ones you have to climb over 4k feet

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