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post #11 of 94 (permalink) Old 11-28-2012, 12:27 AM
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Monday rode to work to Pittsburg from Berkeley and thought I had enough layers on and boy was I wrong! I got a new respect for the year round riders up here in the bay. Being from so cal it's not even a thought but I'm all ready looking into insulated riding gear.
Yeah, as long as it's not storming (the next 4 DAYS) ... I'm riding. It's not really any colder on the Peninsula or in SF in August most of the time then it is in November so why not.

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When I was stationed on Treasure Island (going to Electronics school) I had no transportation except my Honda 305 Superhawk, so I rode it year round. I'll admit that it did get pretty chilly sometimes.

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Yeah, it gets kinda chilly. The wife and I recently moved back to the SFBA from St. Louis. I rode there unless there was snow/ice on the ground so the chill here while it is something makes me feel like a wuss if I complain at all about it. There is nothing like a ride on a clear day with temps in the teens. It doesn't put hair on ones chest so much as freeze it off.

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Yeah, I thought I was ahead of the storm; turned out the bridge was washed out...by the time I back-tracked & got back on the main highway (108), the storm had caught up with me. By the time I hit 3,000 ft. elevation, it was snowing. Fortunately, it was really dry snow & I only had a few more miles to go (plus another 1,000 ft. elevation gain). (Good story but only need to experience it once...so I live with the cold but try to avoid ice and snow
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2013! Looking forward to riding this year? (Current temp is.... frost laden.)
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Just wanted to chime in! Sacramento here and willing to ride anytime I can! I've ridden with Zelatore an Stan a few times! Always a great time!!! Would love to meet some new faces too! Perhaps we could do a Berreyssa ride and meet up???


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If anyone is interested the NorCal Triumph Riders and Friends will be making their Polar Bear Ride on either 9 or 10 Feb. It will begin in Stockton. Check their web site http://norcalrat.com/ or contact me for details as we get closer to the ride date.
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Perhaps we could do a Berreyssa ride and meet up???
That's one of our main stomping grounds. Mostly in the winter as it gets wicked hot in the summer and the po-po presence is much higher. So we head to the coast!!

If you see us out there stop and say hey! Me = Red Thruxton or Black/Silver Monster, My wingman = Silver Bonne or Blue speed Triple....

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If you see us out there stop and say hey! Me = Red Thruxton or Black/Silver Monster, My wingman = Silver Bonne or Blue speed Triple....[/QUOTE]

I think our group did meet you out there last summer. Me on a Triumph America, Dave on a Black Rocket 3, Big Mike on his Red Goldwing. We were stopped at a parking lot and you and your buddy also stopped. You were on your Thruston, and I don't remember what your buddy was riding.

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