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Old 05-12-07, 04:27 PM
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It's getting hot in herre...

So take off all your clothes!

No, that title wasn't a typo. It's a song by Nelly. Anywho, on to my post.

My ride home today was a bit toasty. Accuweather.com says that it's 99F outside, but the "Real Feel" is 106. Whatever, all I know is that I got off work at 2PM and rode home with a hot, dry headwind. Ick!

I feel so good, though! I love sweating the day out of me!

Tell me about your hotter commutes!
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Old 05-12-07, 04:36 PM
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I ride naked most of the time. I am a very hairy man and can brush my entire body with one swipe.
Clothing tends to chafe a little.
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Old 05-12-07, 06:31 PM
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um....ew!

One stands out from last year.
105F.... 4% humidity .... and a tailwind.
While a tailwind is usually nice this one resulted in riding in what appeared to be a dead calm. That low of a humidity combined with the heat just sucked the water out of me.
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Old 05-12-07, 06:43 PM
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I love the heat. I just picture those nasty-ass cold days where you have to avoid ice on the way home. (Dave Shivvers)

Bring on the heat!!!

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Old 05-12-07, 06:45 PM
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Oh and when the tar on the pavement starts melting onto your tires.....
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I guess around 105-110 was the hottest so far. But it didn't bother me when I was on the road. Once I stopped, I couldn't stop sweating. It was then that a co-worker pointed out how hot it was and reminded me why they make cars with a/c.
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Old 05-12-07, 08:53 PM
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Only had 97F so far. This is my first year of commuting and the summers here get up around 110-115. Not looking forward to it.
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Old 05-13-07, 07:19 AM
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I didn't start until the of August last year but did have one 100 ride. I've been thinking that the 80s we've been having lately are too much. I'm not a big fan of summer heat. Between 60-70 degrees is about as warm as it ever needs to get!
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I love really hot days, and really cold days. Oh, and days in-between, and snowy and rainy days. As long as I can ride. There are usually at least a half dozen days over 100*F in any given year here. I think my record was 108. Nothing over 85 this year though.
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Umm it was a 106 degrees on the 11th and 12th
My winter I can deal.
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I rode once at 128 degrees... over in Jebel Ali. Managed about 10 miles and I was pretty much cooked.
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Summer months in my hometown averaged 110F. That would be the hottest I have ridden day to day. I would still take 110F at sea level over 105F in Denver.
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