night rides in summer, a little bit wrong somehow

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  • jekkyl
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    Epic RD great pic. Personally I love night riding in the summer. Sunset’s back to 9pm already so by 10 it’s properly dark, so shorts n T-shirts and big lights out, great stuff.

    Premier Icon rOcKeTdOg
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    one bonus of winter night rides is that you don’t attract an apocalyptic amount of insects with your lights, i was expecting a plague of locusts at any moment

    Premier Icon nickdavies
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    I think it’s ace, no-one’s about, sunsets are fantastic and you avoid the hot sun. I’ve been getting up to Cannock at about 8ish, getting by without lights but not been up in the past week or so, might be breaking the lights out soon.

    Great pic, btw.

    Premier Icon rOcKeTdOg
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    there’s something wrong using lights in July and it being warm and humid and when you leave the pub to ride home you don’t have to watch for icy corners. but great fun though

    Premier Icon AlexSimon
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    Amazing picture! (runs off to flickr to favourite it)

    We set off at 8pm and the sunsets have been spectacular. Insects can be a pain if there’s no breeze but not being told we are too muddy at the local pub is nice.

    Premier Icon jam bo
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    was getting a bit murky in the woods by 9 last night. last DH run back to the car was a little sketchy.

    Premier Icon Northwind
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    We had an evening ride turn into a night ride a while back, lovely… Never had a dusty nightride before, visibility was, er, challenging.

    Premier Icon binners
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    What a great piccy!

    I love evening/night riding in the summer. Well… this summer at least. You get the best of both worlds. Start in daylight and sunshine, finish in the dark, flicking your lights on for the last descent, as its cooling off enough that you need to dig another layer out to sit outside the pub

    Happy days! 😀

    Premier Icon Simon
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    Happy days indeed. Until you leave the pub and find the dodgy helmet light cable you’ve been meaning to fix all summer has gone completely, leaving you light less for the ride home. Doh!!

    messiah
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    Cracking pic.

    We’ve still got sunrise at 5am and sunset at 9.30 up here… Not long until I’ll be needing my lights to start my commute and finish my evening rides though 😥

    Premier Icon D0NK
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    doesn’t happen often (pub finish) but riding home xc in the dark in nice mild temps, a bit tipsy, is great.

    Was raining at the end of last nights ride 🙁 still a good night tho

    obviously

    Premier Icon rOcKeTdOg
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    After a day of showers we had no rain, the trail Gods were smiling in us 🙂

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