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Re: Snow falling

Postby Glacier » Feb 17th, 2018, 7:21 pm

GordonH wrote:
fisherEd wrote:It's ugly driving out there, people need to slow down


Unfortunately there is segment of drivers who feel having good winter tires is all that's needed, sorry to disappoint you out there. Add to that common sense using that common sense to drive speeds not written on any sign, but according to actual road conditions.

Stopping (and going) is improved by using proper winter tires, but it's no were near the same as bear & dry asphalt.

I go out of my way to drive when it's snowing like this. Far fewer cars on the road, and it's really fun to drive in the snow.

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Re: Snow falling

Postby MAPearce » Feb 17th, 2018, 7:22 pm

I had to walk to the beer store ......

damned snow .
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Re: Snow falling

Postby Noisy Boater » Feb 17th, 2018, 7:34 pm

MAPearce wrote:I had to walk to the beer store ......

damned snow .

Drove to Walmart here in Nuevo Vallarta got 18 pack of Modelo. Should be enough for the beach tomorrow. If not can drive back. Will be 28 ish here tomorrow. Please remove all winter weather for my return next week. Happy shoveling kids. :130:
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Re: Snow falling

Postby Urbane » Feb 17th, 2018, 8:12 pm

    Glacier wrote:I go out of my way to drive when it's snowing like this. Far fewer cars on the road, and it's really fun to drive in the snow.

Add in the fact that when you get to an icy intersection you can be going really slowly and still slide . . . very exciting!
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Re: Snow falling

Postby dirtybiker » Feb 17th, 2018, 10:40 pm

Well, this spot is as good as any.

Cudo's to the C of K Snow Crew working Glenmore to Winfield stretch.

These people rock, darn fine job (They should be the educators in this)

A great big THANKS to them !
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Re: Snow falling

Postby Glacier » Feb 17th, 2018, 11:54 pm

Urbane wrote:
    Glacier wrote:I go out of my way to drive when it's snowing like this. Far fewer cars on the road, and it's really fun to drive in the snow.

Add in the fact that when you get to an icy intersection you can be going really slowly and still slide . . . very exciting!

For sure. It's the only time I get to practice my sliding. My wife hates it when I do a four-wheel slide around a corner on dry pavement, but if it's icy, she's more forgiving.

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Re: Snow falling

Postby Queen K » Feb 18th, 2018, 12:25 am

Just serving notice here that it's 12:24 am and it's STILL coming down. Snow. More and more freaking snow. :-X
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Re: Snow falling

Postby normaM » Feb 18th, 2018, 6:44 am

Move to Kelowna they said. Seldom snows in Kelowna they said. Melts immediately they said.
They lied
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Re: Snow falling

Postby GordonH » Feb 18th, 2018, 7:56 am

normaM wrote:Move to Kelowna they said. Seldom snows in Kelowna they said. Melts immediately they said.
They lied


Key this is as long as you live north of 49th winter will & does happen. Only way to escape it is to become a snowbird and go south.... Southern US, Mexico, etc... etc
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Re: Snow falling

Postby Bsuds » Feb 18th, 2018, 8:17 am

normaM wrote:Move to Kelowna they said. Seldom snows in Kelowna they said. Melts immediately they said.
They lied


That was pre-climate change. You should have moved here sooner. :smt045
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Re: Snow falling

Postby Bsuds » Feb 18th, 2018, 8:20 am

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Re: Snow falling

Postby MAPearce » Feb 18th, 2018, 8:22 am

That was pre-climate change. You should have moved here sooner. :smt045


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Re: Snow falling

Postby Snarf » Feb 18th, 2018, 2:51 pm

Let me guess, folks were driving too fast for road conditions?
https://www.castanet.net/news/BC/219212 ... -collision

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Re: Snow falling

Postby Fancy » Feb 18th, 2018, 2:55 pm

That's a given. Those are the drivers I don't want to be anywhere near.
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Re: Snow falling

Postby alanjh595 » Feb 18th, 2018, 2:56 pm

Snarf wrote:Let me guess, folks were driving too fast for road conditions?
https://www.castanet.net/news/BC/219212 ... -collision


Naaahhh.....It's the road condition's fault for not providing the maximum legal speed limit for driving on.
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