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People I work with think I'm crazy for riding to work when theres a chance of rain.
My rule is if it's raining going to work then I don't ride but any other time I'm riding.
 

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I ride when there is a chance of snow. A bad day to ride is better than not riding.
 

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Doesn't stop me. Many seem to have the latest and greatest rain gear, but don't ride in the rain. Kinda like loading your bike up with lights, then never riding after dark.
 

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I ride with 3 other classmates of our High School Class of 1959. (We will all be 70 by the end of this month) We generally rideonce or twiceevery week (March through November)if it is not raining. We don't let a 'chance of rain' stop us as we carry rainsuits and have had to use them occasionally.
 

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We headed out tonight and as soon as I put it in first gear a few sprinkles came down........ Shifted into second and kept going.........

We out ran out of it eventually....
 

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Most of them are harley's with a few that have Victorys.I don't know if they are just crybabies or there afraid that there bikes can't handle the rain.

I just ride past there SUV's and minivans and smile...
 

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Depends on how bad I want to ride.
 

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Around here in the heat, we follow storms around to stay cool! If you can get behind a squall, you can follow it for miles during the hot summer months. We then stop for dinner (supper in the south), and then ride home after dark. jimsjinx
 

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People I work with think I'm crazy for riding to work when theres a chance of rain.
My rule is if it's raining going to work then I don't ride but any other time I'm riding.
This is the way I do it. So far the Summer, there has only been 3 day that it has been raining when I leave for work. Two other times that I rode to work (not raining) & ran into on the way.



My dad once told me don't worry about getting wet, because $-it don't melt, $-it just floats away,:ROFL::action:
 

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I try to avoid hail and lightning, but it takes a lot of rain to keep me from riding.

 

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I keep my rain gear in my saddle bags so I am always ready for bad weather. If you are ready for it it can be fun.
 

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Rain or Shine.

Being unprepared is the only aggravance.
 

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Try and avoid the solid rain but other than that we both enjoy it.:action:
 

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jimsjinx wrote:
Around here in the heat, we follow storms around to stay cool! If you can get behind a squall, you can follow it for miles during the hot summer months. We then stop for dinner (supper in the south), and then ride home after dark. jimsjinx
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Rain gear is always onboard. If you didn't ride in the rain around here, you would miss out on a lot of time in the saddle, especially in the summer.

Patrick
 

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I usually take the PickUp if it is raining.

I Do Not ride the bike if frozen precipitation is anywhere around, I have been caught out on a bike with ice/snow,,, not fun at all.



Don't have any studded tires for the wing.:byebye:
 

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I've ridden in some really bad storms (70+ mph winds and lots of lightning/thunder/rain/hail/etc...). Rain won't stop me from riding, I think it's actually fun. Snow however, It really depends on the situation. If it's a high chance of snow probably not, but if they say that it could possibly snow but can't really say that it will, well that's another story. :) -15 deg F is the coldest that I've been out on a bike.
 

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Hasn't really stopped me that much, have rode through t-storms, hail, snow, just more carefully.:shock: 30-40% today, and still, I rode.:smiler:

Gene:action:
 
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