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    Well it started this morning, the first snow of the year, ground is already white and more coming to night.
    40's next week so I might get in one or two more rides.....I hope!
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    Only have SnowFlakes and Freezing temperatures in Indiana. I don't enjoy the winter months.
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    We got about 1" this morning, still flurries but not sticking to pavement only grass....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Blue View Post
    Only have SnowFlakes and Freezing temperatures in Indiana. I don't enjoy the winter months.
    Lots of snowflakes here year round but no snow, yet.

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    Time to move!
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    This just means it is time to start planning for next years trip to Utah.

    Thanks to Utah Pete, he has been helping me with some pointers on great places to ride when we are there. With snow it is now time to start getting it entered into Harley Davidson Ride Planner, get it ready for fine tuning, and uploading to the Garmin a week before we go.

    Trip planning helps chase those snow blues away while we wait for spring.
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    Default Here too

    Woke up to a 1" blanket of white and cold temps ahead for a week ... ah the joy of midwest winter. They were spraying the roads down with stuff... so time for the Spyder to hibernate safely and not rustify!

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    2nd snow for us in MinneSNOWta.....

    Last night's snow about 2+ inches here in Woodbury, MN. Bikes winterized and put away - ready for another great year.

    Yes.....Utah....we did the Red Rock Rally last year at St. George, Utah.....great area to ride, hope to do it again someday!!

    Keep warm and stay safe.....ride on next year (for some of us in the snow belt at this time)!!
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    70+ degrees here, no humidity, cool pleasant mornings and balmy afternoons. Going on a 260 mile ryde tomorrow to the coast!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Blue View Post
    I don't enjoy the winter months.
    No snow in Central IN yet; but it's cold, wet and damp. Hard freeze is in the forecast for the weekend. Wind chill's in the teens for the upcoming week. Got my RTL's annual service done, and put away for the winter the end of October.
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    Bummer, do hope it is a mild one and as short as possible... there are fun things to do in the winter but you will always miss the open road....
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    No here yet!

    But in the higher elevations they have snow/sleet and freezing rain tonight.

    Also most time to get the sleds out.

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    About six inches on the ground here. Was supposed to snow yesterday, but it passed us by. It is in the forecast again today.

    We are going to enjoy it...maybe. This could be our last winter in Alaska.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pirate looks at -- View Post
    70+ degrees here, no humidity, cool pleasant mornings and balmy afternoons. Going on a 260 mile ryde tomorrow to the coast!

    How about prayer for the people of Paradise,Ca ( near Chico, north of Sacramento ) The town was evacuated and well burnt in a wild fire just 2 days ago. We really needed all that snow. At the last Nor Cal Spyder rally we met real nice folks from this now destroyed town of many thousands.
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    Saw 4 degrees at the shop this morning and a dusting of snow. Supposed to be back up in the 50ís next week. I need to get my November ride in....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fatcycledaddy View Post
    Well it started this morning, the first snow of the year, ground is already white and more coming to night.
    40's next week so I might get in one or two more rides.....I hope!
    Almost 2 inches of the white stuff here in Hartland.
    That plus the "mud bog" Livingston County calls a road out front signal's the end of my riding season.
    Last week I had the "pleasure" of ferrying my daughters Kawasaki 650 back to my heated shop for the winter,
    38 degrees and 0 wind protection! That was a treat.
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    This morning we had 2 to 3 inches of the White Gold( snow) on my lawn. Also the wind was blowing, the temps this morning @ 3:00 am. were 33 degrees.

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    Snow on the ground and -19 c this AM . Bike is parked ,and the sled is ready .I enjoy winter ,just hate the crap at each end ,when i can not sled or bike.

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    We were forecasted to six inches.... only got three.






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    We got a dusting (1/2" to and inch) in Chicagoland, keep it up there. Unfortunately I was in Aruba and missed it. I'm sure there will be more. Hope to get a few more rides in yet. It has been chilly lately even for this time of the year. We wanted to take a Spyder tour in Aruba but for some reason they weren't running so we took a Trikes of Aruba tour. It was great. Everyday the weather is hi 84 low 78 with 10 min of rain. Love it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Deanna777 View Post
    No here yet!

    But in the higher elevations they have snow/sleet and freezing rain tonight.

    Also most time to get the sleds out.

    Deanna
    Ya, you go girl!! Love riding the bike but love my sleds just as much!! Needed to use the trailer to move some stuff for my daughter, had to take the sleds out, well lets just say I had to go out back of the house and scare some worms before I got mine in the garage!!

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    Not really looking forward to the snow this year. Usually just means for every 1" of snow = 3" of salt and nice coating of brine).
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    The highest elevation in Vermont is 4,336 feet... here we call that flat lands
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    Quote Originally Posted by Deanna777 View Post
    No here yet!

    But in the higher elevations they have snow/sleet and freezing rain tonight.

    Also most time to get the sleds out.

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    The highest mountain in the North East is Mount Washington, New Hampshire. Up there they have large chains to hold done the buildings because of the very strong winds.

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    Interesting weather here. We are now back to 40 degrees and the stuff is melting.
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