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#140780 - 02/21/18 01:33 AM It was 80 degrees today!
James Springate Offline
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Registered: 01/18/12
Posts: 210
Loc: Versailles, Kentucky
80 degrees in Kentucky! I decided to take the afternoon off and go for a ride. During one point I was bucking 30 MPH headwinds. I was having trouble maintaining 55 mph. On the return I had a tailwind, and the bike performed admirably. After riding the ST1100, the XT was like riding a bicycle that goes 70.
06 XT225,130 main,no snorkle,Delkevic exhaust,Webcams 89a,beehive valve springs,Wiseco HC Piston,Clarke,RDL

00 Honda ST1100

#140781 - 02/21/18 01:34 AM Re: It was 80 degrees today! [Re: James Springate]
garywi Offline
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Registered: 02/12/11
Posts: 517
Loc: Somewhere, Arizona
I feel the same way after riding my Stratoliner 1900cc, but still very fun...
2002 XT225 PC. Restoring to like new. Rox risers, jetting, 16t, X-ring, Skene LEDs, ceramic header, 3-horn mod, garage door mod.

#140784 - 02/21/18 12:57 PM Re: It was 80 degrees today! [Re: James Springate]
peejman Offline
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Registered: 06/03/13
Posts: 3078
Loc: East TN USA
High 70's here too. Near record high yesterday and supposed to break the record high today. I'm hoping the warm weather helps quash the flu that running around. It's gonna be really odd turning on the AC in February, though its supposed to be back in the 30's within a week. Gotta love winter in the south.
This shall pass, be still and know.
2006 XT225, UNI filter, ProTaper bars, MSR handguards, SS front brake line, Shinko 241's.

#140790 - 02/21/18 05:27 PM Re: It was 80 degrees today! [Re: James Springate]
Muniac Offline

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Registered: 01/16/04
Posts: 5629
Loc: Montrose, CO
9F this morning at the house. Flu is reported to be ebbing now. So far we haven't come down with any of it although many in the area have. Fingers crossed our luck continues.

Snow storms coming in now building up the alpine snow pack. 550 was closed yesterday including Red Summit Pass, Molas Pass and Coalbank Pass pretty much covering Quray to Durango. CDOT does a superb job of maintain that road. Road is all open now.

550 about 1 mile north of Red Mountain Summit. American Girl Mine is far right a tad further than halfway up frame.

BC Skiing in fresh powder.
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#140791 - 02/21/18 06:19 PM Re: It was 80 degrees today! [Re: Muniac]
Az4x4 Offline
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Registered: 08/18/08
Posts: 4140
Loc: Heber/Overgaard, AZ

Had about an inch of snow two nights ago.

Down to 18F early this morning. Not supposed to get out of the high 30sF this afternoon. With the breeze that's blowing it's cold outside!..

Been a warm winter so far, not like we're used to. But days like this mean the wood stove gets a workout..
Lovin' life here in Arizona's cool Mogollon Rim Country!!


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