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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-10-2010, 08:09 AM Thread Starter
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Very tough ride

Had about a 4 hr trek for mothers day, and was battling 35 to 50mph winds - very tough riding. At times I was leaning into the wind like I was taking a corner, my helmet pushed sideways. I had never ridden in conditions like that before. Give me rain any day, even with a touring shield (mikes) I felt like I had gone 10 rounds with Mike Tyson!


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I agree with you. I've had my helmet get pushed around on me too. By far my least favorite riding condition!
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At times I was leaning into the wind like I was taking a corner, my helmet pushed sideways.
yes, making a right turn to maintain a straight line, for hours on end. btdt. raining, too. that was a backroad in south dakota. the speed limit was 65 or 70 but we could not ride that fast. we were passed by a minivan, which i believe is illegal in 22 states!

i feel your pain.

In a world full of people, only some want to ride. Isn't that crazy?
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luckily the wind directions didn't change much...


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