Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Winter Conditions at Last

It's been a very mild winter so far, that I've experienced anyways.  Spending a month down in NM/AZ didn't help of course.

Yesterday it started to lightly snow but no real accumulations during the President's Day holiday.  It continued snowing overnight though and we woke to perhaps 2" of snow here in the SE portion of the Denver Metro area.

Rode out just before lunch after getting some work done and enjoyed cold temperatures that stayed mostly around 12°F (-11°C) the whole time I was out.  It would get 2 degrees cooler a bit further to the SE but it also produced good conditions for Hoar Frost on the trees there.

The only negative was low clouds to the west obscured the Front Range mountains completely!  Still, I think you'll agree it was good riding conditions.

 At the parking lots of Eaglecrest High School

 It was a bit colder here in the ranching neighborhood
I like to frequent for pictures








Got home with toes slightly chilled within my riding boots but otherwise no real problem with the cold conditions.  I know, for RichardM in AK, these conditions would have been balmy but for me, it was cold enough.  :)

8 comments:

Diamond Dave said...

Enjoyed ?????? You sir, have issues. It's WAY too cold to be outside.

Charlie6 said...

Stipulated

RichardM said...

How long of a ride was this? At those temperatures, I rarely end up traveling much more than about 15 miles. Partly because there isn't anywhere to go...

Charlie6 said...

Just shy of 2 hrs....perhaps 20 miles

Trobairitz said...

The red Ural pops very nicely against the white snow and blue sky. Always a stunning photo.

Charlie6 said...

It’s onenof the reasons I picked the color Trobairitz.....thanks

Jan Daub said...

Hmmm, winter finally arrives in February? You might still have snow in May this year.

Charlie6 said...

March is supposed to be our snowiest month.