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Old 06-30-12, 04:14 PM
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You know it's hot when......

Your popping tar bubbles on the road. It's been hot enough here, I could probably set my bikes in the sun for a few hours and readjust the decals.
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Old 06-30-12, 04:27 PM
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You go to air up the tires on your Raleigh Sports that's been sitting for a month, and find that they're already at 120psi
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Old 06-30-12, 04:59 PM
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You break-in your new Brooks in the first 2 miles of a ride.
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You have to carry 3 water bottles.
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Old 06-30-12, 05:09 PM
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You empty (2) one-liter water bottles before you reach the midpoint on a 30-mile ride.
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Your water bottle boils and starts whistling.
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New Englanders complain. (at about 80F)
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Old 06-30-12, 05:25 PM
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All very funny, but some are true, I usually ride early in the morning but I slept in today and didn't get out until noon. The country roads felt like I was riding on glue.
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The chocolate chips in your granola bar burn your tongue!

The botton of your feet burn if you try to coast.

It's hotter going down the hill because of the hot wind.
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Your brake levers won't actuate the calipers because your cables just got an inch longer.
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I agree with my wife that it's too hot to ride and go watch a chick flick with her at the theater.
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People think you are a bad-ass just because you're riding, no matter what the speed....
(of course, your wife thinks you're stupid, but that's nothing new)

The Baptists are using sprinklers, and the Methodists are using wet washcloths....

Your Body Glide is running down your leg....

The trees are following the dogs around....

A Hutchison Equinox rolls fast.....

I had two frozen water bottles.
They were melted at 10 miles and hot by 20.

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People no longer talk about leaving Portland during the summer.
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Your frame grew three sizes just from metal expansion.


Seriously, I'm putting off my evening ride until I'm sure my tubular glue has rebonded.
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You are crazy enough to buy in to the bit that it is cool enough at 6:00 P.M. to ride with out water bottles.
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The dog on the side of the Greyhound bus that just went by is guzzling gatorade....

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...you start to think that watching the "Messin' with Sasquatch" commercials are better than riding around the block.
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Originally Posted by Michael Angelo View Post
You have to carry 3 water bottles.
You drink 3 water bottles but never have to pee!
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And when you do, it looks like motor oil.
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Been 110+ F here since mid/late June.

It's just a dry heat!
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Hot air balloons won't go up.
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And when you do, it looks like motor oil.
Ha! Rodge-O!
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Been 110+ F here since mid/late June.

It's just a dry heat!
Yeah, I went for a ride this morning at about 9:30am my garmin had the low temp at 97, high at 105, average temp 101. It was warm!

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The riders at the Tour prologue look like woosies.
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