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    it's finally warm out!! 85* Woo-hoo for global warming!

    Man, it was sure was cold this winter season (i.e. only the month of Jan). Overnight temps dropped to the mid '40's and once in a while the upper '30's. Daytime temps were high '60's. But now we Los Angelenos have had overnight temps in the '50's and daytime temps in the '80's. I guess having 1 bad month of weather out of the year isn't so bad. Now I can commute every day.

    How's the weather out there in Phoenix? I know it gets extremely hot in the summer. When does the cold winter weather end for you guys?

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    It's snowing here!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mac
    Now I can commute every day.
    I just prepped my bike to begin commuting. There was only a couple of inches of snow on the ground, and it was all of about 30 degrees. I figure as long as it's not raining, I'll be riding...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ElJamoquio
    I figure as long as it's not raining, I'll be riding...
    Bah, neither you nor your bike melt, man up and ride
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    Quote Originally Posted by mac
    Man, it was sure was cold this winter season (i.e. only the month of Jan). Overnight temps dropped to the mid '40's and once in a while the upper '30's. Daytime temps were high '60's. But now we Los Angelenos have had overnight temps in the '50's and daytime temps in the '80's. I guess having 1 bad month of weather out of the year isn't so bad. Now I can commute every day.

    How's the weather out there in Phoenix? I know it gets extremely hot in the summer. When does the cold winter weather end for you guys?
    You're kidding right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mac
    Man, it was sure was cold this winter season (i.e. only the month of Jan). Overnight temps dropped to the mid '40's and once in a while the upper '30's. Daytime temps were high '60's. But now we Los Angelenos have had overnight temps in the '50's and daytime temps in the '80's. I guess having 1 bad month of weather out of the year isn't so bad. Now I can commute every day.

    How's the weather out there in Phoenix? I know it gets extremely hot in the summer. When does the cold winter weather end for you guys?
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    Quote Originally Posted by hamandcheese
    You're kidding right?
    No way, bro. It was 87* today. I'm preparing my cycling clothes for tomorrow morning and am putting away my winter clothes (tights + UnderArmor) until next Jan and threw my sunscreen in my pannier.

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    I was out playing tennis today in shorts and a T-shirt in Fort Collins, Colorado (30 miles from Cheyenne, Wyoming).
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    Quote Originally Posted by mac
    Man, it was sure was cold this winter season (i.e. only the month of Jan). Overnight temps dropped to the mid '40's and once in a while the upper '30's. Daytime temps were high '60's.
    Sounds like a post I read a month or so ago from someone in south Florida who said he was on the trainer because 60F was too cold for riding.
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    `Well over here in San Jose, it was pretty warm. Yesterday I was sweating buckets. Looks like I wont need a Jacket today...

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    Oh man, I just rolled into the office today and it's bright, sunny, and over 60*. Just wearing my bike shorts and jersey. It must really suck for you snow-people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mac
    Oh man, I just rolled into the office today and it's bright, sunny, and over 60*. Just wearing my bike shorts and jersey. It must really suck for you snow-people.
    We can't help it if you are season challenged.
    Sun burn yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Where's the spice?

    It must really suck for you climate handicapped people.
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    I biked to work this morning as the sun was beginning to rise through the gray haze. It was about 15 degrees F outside. Fortunately, there was only about 4mph wind to deal with. It's beardsicle weather!
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    Quote Originally Posted by mac
    Man, it was sure was cold this winter season (i.e. only the month of Jan). Overnight temps dropped to the mid '40's and once in a while the upper '30's. Daytime temps were high '60's. But now we Los Angelenos have had overnight temps in the '50's and daytime temps in the '80's. I guess having 1 bad month of weather out of the year isn't so bad. Now I can commute every day.

    How's the weather out there in Phoenix? I know it gets extremely hot in the summer. When does the cold winter weather end for you guys?
    I was commuting from Rancho Cucamonga to L.A. in 40 degree weather ... on a motorcycle.

    I wish I was commuting in L.A. in the mid 40's here in PA ... road conditions now makes cycling for me prohibitive due the risk of getting run over.

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    Quote Originally Posted by huhenio
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    Yo dude, today's high again was 87*. I tell you it's so beautiful outside! We need to keep all of the doors and windows open at night to cool off.

    I guess this is what you northeast commuters are doing these days:



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    Quote Originally Posted by mac
    Yo dude, today's high again was 87*.
    Don't gloat too much. Tomorrow the highs go back to upper 50s to mid 60s with lows in the lower to mid 40s.

    I know that must sound warm as heck to a lot of you, but you should see the way people dress like it is below freezing to ride when it is partly cloudy and 55F around here.

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    It was 24F at my house this morning, and thursday afternoon it should be 62F.

    Now, what is the problem with riding at different temps?
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    Try 60F today and 8F as a low tomorrow. The high is something like 25F tomorrow.
    Perfect riding temps

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    I'd gloat too, but I seem to remember way too many days of 100 degrees, 99% humidity during the summer. Yay global warming? It wouldn't be so bad if I didn't commute on asphalt most of the way. Last summer, I got sidewall cracking on my Paselas, most probably from excessive heat, because I certainly never over- or under-inflate them. Happened to both tires.
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