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    No riding thoday

    Not gonna get out today I think.....
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    Re: No riding thoday

    Nope!

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    Re: No riding thoday

    No donuts in the snow? lol

    I was going to go out until they threw salt on the roads. That's my story and I'm sticking to it.
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    Re: No riding thoday

    Quote Originally Posted by wingpilot08 View Post
    Not gonna get out today I think.....
    Unless on the snowmobile...or skis....

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    Re: No riding thoday

    Quote Originally Posted by mailman01 View Post
    Unless on the snowmobile...or skis....
    No...don't own either!

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    Re: No riding thoday

    I used to love getting out in the snow on my dirt bikes back when I was a teenager in Michigan...

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    Re: No riding thoday

    We have the same scene here in Western PA. 4 inches and still coming. Plus temps are supposed to be in the single digits.

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    Re: No riding thoday

    I like the snow. Wish we had some. Just dang cold here.
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    Re: No riding thoday

    Quote Originally Posted by lytle1gw View Post
    I like the snow. Wish we had some. Just dang cold here.
    Here ya go Garry ... ... have some of ours ..

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    Re: No riding thoday

    It's 7 F outside (that's -14 C). I have to go out to the supermarket in a little while to pick up a few necessary items. I'd say it's cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey.

    Did you ever wonder where that phrase came from? Here's the definition from Urban Dictionary:


    brass monkey

    Every sailing ship had to have cannon for protection. Cannon of the times required round iron cannonballs. The master wanted to store the cannonballs such that they could be of instant use when needed, yet not roll around the gun deck. The solution was to stack them up in a square-based pyramid next to the cannon. The top level of the stack had one ball, the next level down had four, the next had nine, the next had sixteen, and so on. Four levels would provide a stack of 30 cannonballs. The only real problem was how to keep the bottom level from sliding out from under the weight of the higher levels. To do this, they devised a small brass plate ("brass monkey") with one rounded indentation for each cannonball in the bottom layer. Brass was used because the cannonballs wouldn't rust to the "brass monkey", but would rust to an iron one.

    When temperature falls, brass contracts in size faster than iron. As it got cold on the gun decks, the indentations in the brass monkey would get smaller than the iron cannonballs they were holding. If the temperature got cold enough, the bottom layer would pop out of the indentations spilling the entire pyramid over the deck. Thus it was, quite literally, cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey.



    I've heard that that's a false story, but it does make sense to me. In any event. I think it's cold enough to freeze the balls off an unprepared motorcyclist. I'll be dressed heavily when I head out in a bit.

    Whether the story is true or false, there is one statement that's always true:

    WINTER SUCKS.
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