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Author Topic: Cool this morning, but stupid knows no temperatures.  (Read 452 times)

The Garbone

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Cool this morning, but stupid knows no temperatures.
« on: November 02, 2009, 05:19:53 PM »
Well,  in the low 60s this AM here in Florida.  I broke out the leather jacket and full face helmet as my blood has thinned a bit.  Quite a nice  ride into work.

On the way in riding down a 4 lane divided road at about 50mph I noticed a scooter guy pulling out into traffic from 7-11.  The guy had on shorts and a t-shirt and was holding a cup of coffee in his left hand.   :-\       Hmmm...
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Re: Cool this morning, but stupid knows no temperatures.
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2009, 05:26:31 PM »
He was probably just trying to impress the ladies.
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Re: Cool this morning, but stupid knows no temperatures.
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2009, 06:03:39 PM »
I was out for a ride on the Bullet yesterday, and it was in the low 60s in the mid-afternoon when I went out. We had frost in the morning, and it was about 34 degrees, but it got sunny and warmed up in the afternoon.
I needed the leather jacket, and a sweatshirt under it.
It was the first time in a long while that I needed the enrichment lever to get the bike started.
And I hadn't been riding for a while, because we've had ridiculous amounts of rain over the last couple of weeks.

I had a nice ride, though.
Bike is running great.
I had changed to winter oil, 10w-40, and it didn't leak a drop.
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Re: Cool this morning, but stupid knows no temperatures.
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2009, 07:30:00 PM »
53 when i left out this morning. only a 3 mile trip. just got to my afternoon class, 15 miles away, and only 55. feels a little cooler than that at 60mph. not bad at all. i'll probably need some warmer gloves before doing this route in february at 20 deg.
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Re: Cool this morning, but stupid knows no temperatures.
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2009, 08:00:32 PM »
On the way in riding down a 4 lane divided road at about 50mph I noticed a scooter guy pulling out into traffic from 7-11.  The guy had on shorts and a t-shirt and was holding a cup of coffee in his left hand.   :-\       Hmmm...
No doubt some Alasken on vacation enjoying the hot weather.

I thought that was you, you were going too fast. :D
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Re: Cool this morning, but stupid knows no temperatures.
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2009, 08:17:45 PM »
Funny you should say that because while walking the dog this afternoon I saw a kid on a big scooter holding a coffee in his left hand, wearing a football jersey, jeans, and sneakers -- without a helmet -- in busy city traffic. All I could think was 'good luck with that.'

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Re: Cool this morning, but stupid knows no temperatures.
« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2009, 08:54:56 PM »
Funny you should say that because while walking the dog this afternoon I saw a kid on a big scooter holding a coffee in his left hand, wearing a football jersey, jeans, and sneakers -- without a helmet -- in busy city traffic. All I could think was 'good luck with that.'

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Re: Cool this morning, but stupid knows no temperatures.
« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2009, 02:56:43 AM »
  I've put a few miles in the past couple weeks, I suppose it is averaging about 40, but like we say here if it isn't snowing, it's riding time.  Will.
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