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I'm really getting tired of the wind right now especially with all the pollen in the air. For one thing i just can't go out and do a nice easy enjoyable ride, the wind makes you push all the time. Thinking I'm doing an easy Zwift ride this morning after looking at the forecast for today. After the 70's and 80's the past few days 60's* and 14-25 winds just doesn't sound appealing right now,

Yesterdays ride. I'm not sure how accurate these are but when small trees and bending, that's not a 5-8 mph breeze.
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Todays wind forecast.
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Look at that wind tunnel blowing through the Mobjack bay area right now!
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Lil breezy tonight and will be much more so tomorrow :(
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I'm giving up on the idea that I'll ever get a ride with no wind....ever again :D
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Better come for a visit. It's been beautiful all week and should last until late Saturday or Sunday.
I'll be expecting you Friday morning.
Well...I'm on call Saturday :D It would be doable, Moma is headed to the OBX Saturday through Wednesday so I'll be a solo artist
 

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Are you guys still getting WindSock reports from your Strava rides? I used to get them all the time but then they suddenly quit and I haven't seen one in over a year.
 
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Are you guys still getting WindSock reports from your Strava rides? I used to get them all the time but then they suddenly quit and I haven't seen one in over a year.
Yup, I've had t go into MyWindsock serval times and view the activities and then it seems to alway populate into Strava.
 

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They now have a pretty decent website as well and may have had it for a while and I was just unaware. I like the fact that when I choose my location a "bubble" pops up and gives me air speed and direction without jumping through all kinds of hoops
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I’ll have to give them another try.
 

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Too much info. I think this app would attempt to make me want to ride less. I like just throwing myself out in the elements and soak up the surprises. Of course, in the woods on singletrack the breeze is nice to have.
 

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Man....I'm sooooooo tired of the wind every single time I ride. The world is becoming windier by the day it seems.
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I've been given a bit of grief, all jokingly, for my flat rides. I tell ye what tho, I GLADLY trade a few hills in for some of these head winds. At least I can coast back down the other side of the hill and get some decent speed :D Like today, at 51% of the time I rode, there is no break. You pedal or stop, I have very few points that I can stop pedaling and coast and still keep moving forward without slowing a great deal.

Same can be applied to group rides, way less stress...I'm just say'n :D

Now I know I can go ride the Montebello loop starting at Devils Backbone and climb for 10 miles at between 5 and 10% grade but dayum it Bobby, that's a 3.5 hour drive. The ride takes 3-4 hours to complete and then a 3.5 hour drive back home. I just don't have that time to give up anymore :D

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