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Old 01-30-19, 03:02 PM
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It was -2C this morning when I road in, which is about at cold as it gets around these parts.

That's OK with me after growing up in the NE US.

Sorry guys, can't compete.
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Old 01-30-19, 06:57 PM
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6 View Post
I love the word "Fair" next to the temp ...
It's the sunniest days that are the coldest, - and the hottest
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Old 01-31-19, 09:11 AM
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I'll take the heat over the cold any time. A good sweat feels great (assuming your aren't dressed up for some event or something), while a good chill is just miserable to me.
It was 2F on my commute this morning and I still sweat a bunch. 40F is my favorite commuting weather.
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20 is my limit. I can't go colder. It's pretty miserable for me. I don't do it enough that I'm willing to invest in really warm riding gear.

30 is okay. I'm chilly at 30 but not uncomfortable with a jacket and long pants and such.

40 is great because I don't need a jacket. I'm good in a long sleeve thermal shirt.

50 is kinda weird. It's too cold to ride half naked in a t shirt and shorts, but wearing any kind of warmth makes me sweat a lot

60 is great because I don't need long pants

70 is t shirt and shorts finally

80 is where the sweating starts to get annoying but it's manageable

90 is doable but I need a towel and 20 minutes to cool off before changing when I get to work

100 is miserable once I stop. It's actually kind of nice during the ride with a little sweat and the wind blowing past. As long as I'm moving I'm comfortable. But as soon as I stop....I'm a fire hose of sweat.
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I tied my low. I was close to breaking it but could not get lower than 13.0F
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Originally Posted by Archwhorides View Post
It was 2F on my commute this morning and I still sweat a bunch. 40F is my favorite commuting weather.
I know what you mean, but my hands are the problem. The rest of my body can be perfectly warm, and I could even be sweating in all the usual places, but my hands will be painfully cold. It's really annoying to be simultaneously hot and cold.
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