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    Today was finally a beautiful commuting morning...

    Today was finally a beautiful commuting morning here in the pacific nw of Oregon! :)

    Since this week is suppose to be nice I got out the road bike (Radac) - forgot how fun my 19lb race frame bike...
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    In general, had a normal commute, stayed dry as...

    In general, had a normal commute, stayed dry as it was mostly cloudy. The morning commute was interesting as all the rivers around here are at or near flood stage. The affect on commuting is that our...
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    Today's commute started cloudy, a bit cool but...

    Today's commute started cloudy, a bit cool but dry. The afternoon rewarded us with real Spring weather - sunny AND warm -- Finally. :D
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    @VeganBikeChick - Awesome, congratulations! Just...

    @VeganBikeChick - Awesome, congratulations! Just getting started is a huge success. Once you get a few more in, it will just feel normal to ride the bike to work.

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    I'm still running 100%...
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    That was like my old commute ... I mostly used my...

    That was like my old commute ... I mostly used my converted mtb, SUB, using fenders, rack and panniers. I also had used my road bike a few times, with backpack. I preferred the SUB because of the...
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    Portland, OR continues to be primarily wet and...

    Portland, OR continues to be primarily wet and today was no exception. At least the temps are warmer - upper 40's, low 50's, so basically, it is just wet. Had a great day today, I decided to use a...
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    Beautiful day in Portland, OR, after morning fog...

    Beautiful day in Portland, OR, after morning fog the sun came out. Temps were in the 30's (super balmy compared to many, I know). I've been able to commute every work day so far (thunk, thunk,...
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    What started out as an ordinary rainy commute...

    What started out as an ordinary rainy commute (with son to school, then me to work) turned into a flat adventure. I wrote it up here,...
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    So far this week, we have had cold but clear...

    So far this week, we have had cold but clear weather. So, I am continuing to bike to work. Today, the prediction is for possible snow/freezing rain/rain and gusty east winds (these are the cold ones...
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    This week's commutes have been very nice (albeit,...

    This week's commutes have been very nice (albeit, dark at both ends) because while cold (in the low to mid 20's), it has been dry. I am lovin' the flexibility of biking and have also done a few lunch...
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    All in all a great ride today. Forecast for...

    All in all a great ride today. Forecast for Portland was chance of showers early and maybe later in the afternoon. Debated for about 15 minutes this morning on whether to ride or not. Finally decided...
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    Awesome commute - despite some cold, drizzle,...

    Awesome commute - despite some cold, drizzle, head wind and darkness. Today's ride started dry and was the maiden voyage for using a pannier and my new B&M Ixon IQ headlight.

    Portland has had some...
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    {Posting today about yesterday's commute}...

    {Posting today about yesterday's commute}
    Yesterday (Tuesday) was the test ride for my new crankset (went from 175mm to 170mm crankarms). What a difference 5mm makes, or was it really the mental...
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    Pretty good commute, (#6 for the year :D). Dry...

    Pretty good commute, (#6 for the year :D). Dry which was good, kinda rained all weekend so was hoping for some dry. Cool, though, left without my fleece gloves so hands were a little chilled. Used my...
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    Thanks, Melalvai. I am thinking of trying to do...

    Thanks, Melalvai. I am thinking of trying to do maybe 1 per week. The good news is that in December, our corporate office is moving to downtown Portland, so my commute will be 6 miles 1 way. I am...
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    Bike Commute Challenge Summary

    Not really a report on my commute today. I actually have not been on the bike much at all this year (not sure why), but maybe like 5 times (includes a few of our Portland Sunday Parkways rides).
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