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Old 01-28-20, 02:42 PM
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Originally Posted by u235 View Post
Wind chill is 100% a human factor and calculation. Splitting hairs you but... If that water you put outside was 70F, it would reach 35 faster in that wind compared to no wind so there is a wind factor but that's not a wind chill calculation. That faster cooling rate is what your body feels in the wind. Insulate that cup and it cools down slower, same as you wearing a jacket. It is all related.
We agree, and yes, it is splitting hairs.

IMHO & IME - proper clothing negates windchill factor.

OTOH - riding into the wind will always slow you down, and with the clothes to keep you warm, you will slow you down more as it gets colder. So windchill factor is more of a drag-factor ???
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