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Default Great Time Of Year To Ride In Florida

Aside from a hurricane heading possibly towards Florida, I love this time of year. The heat and humidity break and my bike and I take off. thinking of heading to Biketoberfest, then back home for Thunder Beach in Panama City Beach. Anyone else?
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Will probably hit Daytona next Sunday for a couple hours on our way home from Savannah. Panama City not so much. Not really enough time to enjoy anything as all I have off when I get back is weekends. Pretty far trip for me as I am in middle part of state. Kill a day going up and a day home, so dont leave much time.

As for time of year to ride. Not quite yet. A couple more weeks like end of October hopefully.

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YES the fall is a great time to ride every where in the Great country Of the USA. Plus all the northern countries world wide.

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I love riding in the fall but I usually stay off the twisties in late Oct going into November because of all the wet leaves and acorns on the road.

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Rode to work this morning , left house at 5 A.M. 36d F , 58 miles Pitch black out . I'm FROZEN ! Yep , great time of the year to ride !
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I'm in central Florida - about 30 miles SSE of Ocala and it is still VERY hot and VERY humid here. It is certainly not yet what I would consider good riding weather. Maybe in a few more weeks it will be a little cooler and lower in humidity but not yet. Highs until this week were routinely into the low 90's with high humidity. This week, the highs have been in the mid to upper 80's which is certainly better than 90's but still hot, especially when coupled with the high humidity.

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Rode to work this morning , left house at 5 A.M. 36d F , 58 miles Pitch black out . I'm FROZEN ! Yep , great time of the year to ride !
Ah..the good times are back.
I've got to say, on last weekends ride we did two cloudy/misty 8hour+ days in 45-53 F temps, the heated gloves and jacket were a God sent....Perfectly comfortable the whole time.

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Ah..the good times are back.
I've got to say, on last weekends ride we did two cloudy/misty 8hour+ days in 45-53 F temps, the heated gloves and jacket were a God sent....Perfectly comfortable the whole time.
I had heated gloves , I couldn't stand the wires .... If I go heated again it will be self contained lithium battery type .
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I had heated gloves , I couldn't stand the wires .... If I go heated again it will be self contained lithium battery type .
yea i can see your hands catching fire going down the road LOL

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yea i can see your hands catching fire going down the road LOL
Better then having my NUTS on fire !

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