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Old 09-11-2012, 01:29 PM   #1
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What Was The Temperature of Your Ride Today?

50 degress F. Yes, 50.

I ended up wearing my windproof/fleece lined leggings today but still wore a short sleeved jersey.

Ride home is supposed to be in the high 70s/low 80s.

I REALLY prefer riding in high temps rather than low!



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Old 09-11-2012, 01:47 PM   #2
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Well...after three nights of no real sleep the temp was nice and warm under the covers! 50s aren;t bad to start as long as it warms up a bit I would have to consider leg and arm warmers after a long hot summer. Seems the cooler temps have come quickly this year!



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Old 09-11-2012, 03:10 PM   #3
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Mine started off at 76º at 7:15 AM and ended up at 84º at 9:30 AM. The humidity was at 70% but the 12-15 mph winds made for a comfortable but hard ride toward the end.

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I can't shake the chill I have from this AM, part of the problem is I have so much hardware in me that once I get cold it takes a loooooooong time to warm up.

How do you like arm and leg warmers? I'd think they'd be a bit of an annoyance, no?

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No ride for me today as I had to pick up my bike from the shop.

Temp would have been 51*F under brightly shining sun with zero clouds in the sky!

I love a cool start and this morning fit that bill to a tee. Had these same conditions a few weeks ago and got to use my brand new arm warmers which was a new experience for me. I loved 'em. Once I got warmed up a bit I could roll 'em off and stuff 'em in my back pocket, without having to get off the bike.

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58 degrees when I set out this morning. 50 when I got home from work last night.

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I can't shake the chill I have from this AM, part of the problem is I have so much hardware in me that once I get cold it takes a loooooooong time to warm up.

How do you like arm and leg warmers? I'd think they'd be a bit of an annoyance, no?
They are the perfect solution. They don't bother me in the least bit. In fact when was in Dallas last year I saw tonz of folks wearing them in the summer heat. Found out they are same but different , UV blocking. I would not like that I don't believe!
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Great start, in the 60's and finished in the 70's! Is this really Mississippi????

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Low to mid 70's, felt great! I biked along at a leisurely pace most of the time, on road, gravel trails, just enjoying everything!

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Mid 80's at the start, dropping into the 70's. It was clouded over, so quite nice, if a bit muggy - for here. lol. Beautiful afternoon.



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