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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 06-10-2013, 08:50 PM Thread Starter
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Does anyone else get stir-crazy in the summer?

Dumb question, but are you supposed to get twitchy, pacy, and borderline psychotic during the summer with nowhere to ride? Or is it just me?



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Nah, just boarded Friday. I downhill mountain bike, longboard and hike. We will also make a trip to hood in July. Go get off the couch and get active....
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Nah, just boarded Friday. I downhill mountain bike, longboard and hike. We will also make a trip to hood in July. Go get off the couch and get active....
But I NEED snow! and it's only June. I also train indoors every Thursday, but it's never the same *SIGH*



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Dumb question, but are you supposed to get twitchy, pacy, and borderline psychotic during the summer with nowhere to ride? Or is it just me?
Come to NZ we have snow here
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Come to NZ we have snow here
If I had my passport stamped and a week off from work, I'd be there in a heartbeat.



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Man, there's so much to do in our short summers, there's no way I'd get stir crazy. This time of year I do go through bits of sadness about winter being over (though you can find somewhere to ride year-round here if you really want to), but now's the time for gardening, hiking, biking, four-wheeling, fishing, camping, laying in the hammock drinking beer and reading a good book, and so on. There'll be snow at the Pass by October, so that's not so long to wait anyways.

The time I get stir-crazy is in the winter when we're going through a long stretch of bad visibility or wind or poor stability. But then I can still do indoor projects, read, go snowshoeing or skate skiing, or have a big backyard bonfire with our friends. There's always something to do, even if it's not what you really want to be doing at that moment.

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Nope, I work too much in the summer and just miss the snow.

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I try to ride 60 hours a week in the winter and part of the way I can afford that is to work 60 hours a week in the summer. I still work in the winter but buy toys and get ahead on finances during the summer.

This winter looks like alot of work but I think I'll manage 3 days a week still for about 6 months.

Point being work keeps me busy when I'm not riding and the time goes by quickly, especially if you work a ton and don't have time to spend the dough - piles up.

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Usually no. I actually love the four seasons. April is the start of the green season for cross-country riding, egerly awaited. But this spring, Europe is drowning... continuous rain turned all courses into swamps. Its almost mid June and most trainings and competitions were canceled also no gardening, no BBQ, no swimming in the rivers. Tack won't dry from hacking in pouring rain all the time. So yes, I kind of frustrated

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