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Old 04-27-08, 04:11 PM   #1
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97 Degrees and Rising...aaaaaargh

I'm burning up here in SoCal. I've shed most my clothes, but it's not helping. ARGH ARGH ARGH.

I want snow...
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I'm burning up here in SoCal. I've shed most my clothes, but it's not helping. ARGH ARGH ARGH.

I want snow...
This is why I live in Puget Sound...I don't like heat.

One of East Hill's favourite sayings:

"You can always put more clothes on if you're cold, but there does come a point when you just can't take off any more clothes".

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This is why I live in Puget Sound...I don't like heat.

One of East Hill's favourite sayings:

"You can always put more clothes on if you're cold, but there does come a point when you just can't take off any more clothes".

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True true. Wise words. Even a dip in my pool and the subsequent shower didn't help, so *sigh*

Methinks snowcones are in order.
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Old 04-27-08, 04:45 PM   #4
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and I wish I was in So Cal.

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I'm burning up here in SoCal. I've shed most my clothes, but it's not helping. ARGH ARGH ARGH.

I want snow...
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Old 04-27-08, 04:48 PM   #5
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and I wish I was in So Cal.
Trade then! I'll go up there if you come down here
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I'm burning up here in SoCal. I've shed most my clothes, but it's not helping. ARGH ARGH ARGH.

I want snow...
Quit complaining. It snowed here yesterday. I want 97 degree temps.

edit: 97 is way too hot. I could never live in SoCal.
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+4c here. We got snow a couple of days ago....

I am envious...I don't like THAT much hear, but year round riding = AWESOME!
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Old 04-27-08, 05:03 PM   #8
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Quit complaining. It snowed here yesterday. I want 97 degree temps.

edit: 97 is way too hot. I could never live in SoCal.
I seriously prefer snow to extreme heat, see East Hill's comment above why. I've lived in both extremely snowy and extremely hot climates, and I really miss the snow. Traveling around is a ***** in snow, but at least you know you won't die of heat stroke.
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Cold doesn't bother me...

HEat kind of does...

year round riding in the heat...

6months of riding in the north...

no contest.
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+4c here. We got snow a couple of days ago....

I am envious...I don't like THAT much hear, but year round riding = AWESOME!
Not for me though, I really can't stand this much heat. I read about other SoCal folks riding in this weather and I think they're pretty crazy.
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Old 04-27-08, 05:09 PM   #11
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We have leftover snow on the ground from the storm last weekend, but I was still out in shorts today & have a soccer game later.

I'd take my weather over really hot any day.
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Old 04-27-08, 05:20 PM   #12
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pics or it did not happen.
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97 is pretty tame for SoCal, but like anywhere...you become acclimated.

I remember working on a tar and gravel rooftop in SoCal in 128 degree heat. The tar was like grease and the breeze felt like you'd opened the oven.

Here 97 is a heatwave, but most Summer days it's in the 80's.
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Old 04-27-08, 06:34 PM   #15
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Ditto!

<------ looking for a job in Cali. I wanna move there. San Diego area prefferably.

Cali weather is nice!

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Old 04-27-08, 06:59 PM   #16
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I knew someone was going to say this!

Today was 75 to 80 degrees, and yesterday was, and tomorrow will be. Perfection is never boring... You all are so uncivilized up there.
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Old 04-27-08, 07:00 PM   #17
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I was actually referring more to the mental picture your post generated......

Hey, what can I say.....I'm a guy after all.

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I seriously prefer snow to extreme heat, see East Hill's comment above why. I've lived in both extremely snowy and extremely hot climates, and I really miss the snow. Traveling around is a ***** in snow, but at least you know you won't die of heat stroke.
Have you considered living in the PNW after college? Portland is a great place to ride a bike.
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Old 04-27-08, 08:17 PM   #19
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That'd be nice! Snow! Or upstate to NorCal, at least.

@crtreedude: I miss the tropics when it gets this hot up here. T'was humid, yes, but not as hot and not as dehydrating.
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I live in Norcal and the rainy season just ended (we hope). I like biking in warm weather and when I get my rain gear I'll ride more in the rain.

What I Don't like is riding in the wind while riding on the Avenue of the Giants, those redwood limbs that come out of the trees are bigger than ANY east coast tree.

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Or upstate to NorCal, at least.
Sure! Come to Sacramento. 97 degrees is a cooling trend!
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No pics... And cause it was so warm today, hopefully the snow will be gone tomorrow.

Plus, the "babe" part is just to get you guys all riled up. This is the internet after all - who knows what I look like.
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I'm burning up here in SoCal. I've shed most my clothes, but it's not helping. ARGH ARGH ARGH.

I want snow...
Wanna trade? It's 36 degrees here right now. It snowed on Saturday.
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No pics... And cause it was so warm today, hopefully the snow will be gone tomorrow.

Plus, the "babe" part is just to get you guys all riled up. This is the internet after all - who knows what I look like.
She's a Canadian girl who rides a fixed gear... of course she's good looking.



We're on our way to seeing 64 F which is almost too warm for me and I might be shedding a few layers... bystanders will be reminded to wear a welding visor to cut the glare even though I still have the remnants of last year's cycling tan.
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Lordy, 92 degrees today, still extremely hot.

Oh, and no pics y'all. Teh bf says if I'm to post pics of myself in skimpy outfits on teh intarwebs then I'd better be getting paid for it.
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