Riding season through Europe

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  1. CitrusSinensis

    CitrusSinensis New Member

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    Since we live in diferent parts of Europe, what are the riding season for each of us?

    Do you ride all year round? Yes? No? Why?...
     
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    In Portugal, we can ride all year round, even in winter. Of course we have rain, but it is not such a big issue.

    How about the rest of you?
     
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    Hi,

    I live in South East England and admittedly the it's the driest part of the country, I ride year round for many reason:
    I like the challenge of a bit of bad weather,
    I like the fact there are less people on the road in the winter, especially weekend warriors / Sports bikers.
    I can't afford 2 vehicles for my personal transport
    I am very impatient with car drivers so when I have to drive they p*ss me off!! no-one seems to know how to overtake these days and lane discipline on carriageways is non existant
    I think it improves my riding because of the additional challenges
    I like the speed
    I like cornering
    I like the comradery
    I'm a sick puppy :)

    What I don't like ......... the only things are getting too cold and/or wet, but you can do things about it. Oh and endangering my bike!

    Viva all year riding:)


    Enjoy the riding,

    Paul
     
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    All year round, mind you, the summer can be TOO hot.
     
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    Hi Hatzian,

    Not a problem we get here that often :)

    Paul
     
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    In general from march to november,but if there is dry winter above zero all year:smile:
     
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    A typical rideing season for me is from mid April to end of October, but for example this winter I could had ride all winter accept some 10 days that we had snow, but I didn`t. Call me lazy or what ever, but I perfer it to be at least 10 degres+ temps before I go rideing.
     
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    all year long

    Hi, from Carmine. Personally, I ride all year long...here in the South of Italy no problems with snow or ice but the rain is my worst enemy !
    All bikers be carefull with your motorcycle! Spped is beautifull but life is only one. Lamps to everybody.
    carmine.
     
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    Every day! or almost, because I have a small child I've already tried to put him inside a back pack so I could ride my VFR and take my 8 month son with me!

    No just kidding, I would never do that...I try to ride my VFR as often as it's possible, sometimes I have to use my car because it's not possible to travel with 5 persons on my motorbike!
     
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    Same story, if we lucky, from April to October. I most move to creece.......then i can ride all day long. :party2:
     
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    Where I'm at in Germany have some really nice roads, just ask Keny!!! Unfortunately the weather is also very unpredictable. The first year I was here I rode 6 months, from Apr to Oct. Last year I rode 2 months, as I didn't have any wet weather gear. This year I have already put more miles/KM on my VFR that last year, we'll see how it goes this year weather wise...
     
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    All year long here. No snow or ice to worry about. I like good weather but in the summer to much hot it's far worst than to much cold. I prefer the cold because you can wear more clothes but in the summer i can't ride without my protections. TO me it's unthinkable to ride in t-shirt and shorts. And the rain don't bother me unless it's TO heavy. With a good water proof clothes there are no problem appart from be VERY careful riding
     
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    Looks like riding season is high in EU,nobody is on the net:unsure:
    Sorry have to go bike is waiting:smile::smile::smile:
     
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    Well some of us are working... but yes. this time of year it's great to ride... many bikes in the roads at weekends.
     
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