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Old 4th December 2005
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Judging by the list of topic and off-topic threads,more of the latter, most everyone must have put sporty to bed. Today was cold 34F with good headwind, but clear and dry. Took a three hour 130 mile drive up along the Mass. and N.H. coast. Only other bike I passed was a gold-wing and he was hunkered down so far I don't think he even saw me. I went up motorcycle alley,rte. 1, with nary another cycle. Stopped every hour or so to warm up and had a great ride. Traffic even on Sat. was non-existant. I don't think I'll take another ride so far, but intend to get out on clear,dry days.Pipe up if you're still ridin. Happy holidays.
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...yep..rode to work yesterday. a frosty 45 degrees at 6am...warmed up to chilly 73 (approx) when I rode home at 430p. Thought about heading out today.... then say "oh what the hell...theres always tomorrow
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It went about 30F this afternoon when I went for a ride... alot shorter than your ride! My bike takes a good 15 minutes to warm up properly in those temps.
Too freakin cold for me since I don't have the proper clothing and don't intend on buying any either. Glad to hear you had a good ride....

Snow be heading our way so my bike will be officially in hibernation as soon as they slather down the sand and salt..oh well. Garage is cleaned up and has heat soooooooooo let the 2006 mods begin.
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Yep - still riding! Took my son for a 45 minute cruise yesterday.
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Nope! Plowed snow this morning.
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A group from the forum spent today on the road. Ah the joys of Southern California. Now if we could just get about 15 million people to move to some other place it would be perfect.
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I've been riding to work almost every day. I also take the scoot when ever I don't need the truck.

Oh, Paula and I did 40 miles yesterday...
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WA-how do you stand ridin' when temps drop so low????

My bike is napping for the winter.
Think I am gonna take the tank off and have flames painted at the start of the year.
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