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What rage of temps do you commute in throughout the year?

Old 08-05-08, 05:57 AM
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-10F to 90F (-23C to 32C), give or take. Thankfully we haven't had any 90s yet this year. Sssshh. Don't want to jinx it. The cold I don't mind. The heat is what gets me.
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Old 08-05-08, 06:00 AM
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I'll ride when it's as low as 15 F, assuming no ice on the ground and up to 100 F.
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Old 08-05-08, 06:48 AM
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-1F was the coldest so far. I think the warmest was in the 90's but that is because it hasn't been warmer than that.
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Old 08-05-08, 07:06 AM
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I've only started riding after a break since high school, so I don't know what my cold weather limit is. My warm weather limit, however, is 80 degrees. Beyond that, I don't like standing outside, never mind walking or biking.
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So far unless the state was shutdown all temps in both Connecticut and Texas. Once you go on a 130+ mile jaunt in 105 degree texas heat with only endless dried up cornfields to look at a short commute in hot weather is easy. it does make you miss ski goggles and your spit freezing before it hits the ground.
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Old 08-05-08, 08:13 AM
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I have commuted in weather around 0-100F (not counting wind chill or heat index). I would go colder than that, but it just doesn't get that cold around here. I wouldn't want to go much hotter than that though. I much prefer riding in the cold (you can always put on another layer) than riding in the heat.
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Old 08-05-08, 10:21 AM
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So far this year:

Low -25 F
High 98 F
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Old 08-05-08, 10:29 AM
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Originally Posted by vtjim View Post
-10F to 90F (-23C to 32C), give or take. Thankfully we haven't had any 90s yet this year. Sssshh. Don't want to jinx it. The cold I don't mind. The heat is what gets me.
+1

Same temps for me in Maine. I'm happier in very cold than I am in very hot.
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Old 08-05-08, 10:33 AM
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I don't really get too angry when I'm riding, so I stay pretty cool and generally avoid getting into a rage
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOh! It makes me so mad!!!!!
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Old 08-05-08, 10:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Junkdad View Post
we've had 40-something days over 100 this year so far.
Here we track days over 110F. On track for ~30 this summer.

https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/psr/pns/2008...10analysis.php

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Old 08-05-08, 10:43 AM
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Winters average mid 20's in the morning with periods into the teens
Summers average mid 90's on the way home with frequent periods into the high 90's, low 100's
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Old 08-05-08, 10:51 AM
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I don't really keep track but I'm guessing the top of the range would be about 100 and the bottom would be in the -20's. Those are the temp extremes I can remember for the last few years. I'm not even sure when the last time it hit 100 here. It happens, but not very often.

A lot of snow in a short period of time might make me decide to not take the bike to work but temps usually don't.
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Old 08-05-08, 10:59 AM
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I have commuted in the city in temps as high as 40 C and as low as -30 C (-22F to 104).

I have a longer commute on country roads now, so I generally don't do the super cold anymore. I sometimes XC ski to work in winter.
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Old 08-05-08, 11:30 AM
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-15 to 100+ F

It's not the cold that gets you. It's the ice.
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Old 08-05-08, 12:17 PM
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20 to 98 + F
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Old 08-05-08, 12:18 PM
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-5C to 32C
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Old 08-05-08, 12:24 PM
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I didn't miss a day this past winter, and we got below -30C, and down to about -50C if you count windchill. Upper range? Dunno. Maybe +30C, but I have been out biking in +40C without incident.
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Old 08-05-08, 12:37 PM
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so far -10F to 100F. We rarely go over 100F. Temperature isn't my deal breaker.
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Old 08-05-08, 12:39 PM
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90F today woohoo!
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Old 08-05-08, 12:42 PM
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25F (-4C) to 115F (46C).
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Old 08-05-08, 01:16 PM
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Houston can get up over 100 in the shade and I'm fine with the heat.
It's the cold that gets me. Once it gets to around 30 degrees f I'm out.
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Old 08-05-08, 01:19 PM
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Originally Posted by d2create View Post
Houston can get up over 100 in the shade and I'm fine with the heat.
It's the cold that gets me. Once it gets to around 30 degrees f I'm out.
I'm the opposite. I had no problem in NYC and PHL in the winter - it's all about the proper clothing. I doubt there will be more than 2 weeks worth of days that I even question riding here in Austin this winter. The heat is brutal, and I can't imagine Houston with a few extra point of humidity (though I guess we get a few extra degrees of temp, so maybe it evens out).

I'm done for the summer, until saner temps hit...
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