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Old 01-20-13, 06:19 PM
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What's your favorite riding temperature?

Mine is 55 degrees Fahrenheit.
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Old 01-20-13, 07:03 PM
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I would say the 60's. I come from a veery hot island so thats a cool weather for me, were some others might find it hot
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Old 01-20-13, 07:18 PM
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Anywhere between 50 and 60 F and I'm happy.
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Old 01-20-13, 07:26 PM
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45-50 here in the hills (get overheated climbing). 60-ish when I'm touring somewhere flat.
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Old 01-20-13, 08:27 PM
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As long as the wind is not in my face, anything between 25 and 85 is fine.
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Old 01-20-13, 08:43 PM
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Anytime above 5*C to 45*c, life is good...
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Old 01-20-13, 09:16 PM
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Old 01-20-13, 09:33 PM
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75F w/ -low- humidity.
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Old 01-20-13, 10:15 PM
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Originally Posted by GeraldF View Post
Mine is 55 degrees Fahrenheit.
55-60 with low humidity.

Warm enough to not be cold wearing shorts and regular jersey but not enough to be hot.
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Old 01-20-13, 11:08 PM
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Whatever temperature I'm dressed for.

I'm enjoying the 0C right now as much as I was enjoying the 28C in the summer. It's all good.
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Old 01-20-13, 11:19 PM
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All of them.
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Old 01-20-13, 11:58 PM
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I love anywhere from 50-75F
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Old 01-20-13, 11:58 PM
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Any, really. Below about 40 I cough and my nose gets running, but here in SD we rarely see that during the day. Above maybe 95F I start to get hot. But I find that well above the 70s I'm still pretty comfortable as you have a good breeze going while biking. I can't stand running when it's warmer than about 60F - I get really hot.
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Old 01-21-13, 12:00 AM
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60-70 overcast.
It's going to a bit of a wait.
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Old 01-21-13, 12:14 AM
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I the temps are in the low to middle 60's, humidity plays a role and the warmer it gets the more humidity I can take.
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Old 01-21-13, 01:34 AM
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Like many here, I'm quite happy with temps in the 50's °F, with low humidity.
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Old 01-21-13, 02:26 AM
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Old 01-21-13, 02:32 AM
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I like the warm summer days best. 85°
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Old 01-21-13, 06:25 AM
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Around 22-24. Warm enough to not need a jacket, but not so hot that I'm sweating like crazy.
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Old 01-21-13, 08:53 AM
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50-55, low humidity.



and a 50 mph 6 o'clock tail wind
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Old 01-21-13, 08:55 AM
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50-80f
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Old 01-21-13, 11:21 AM
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The warmer the better. It's not humid here, so I'm comfortable all the way up to 100. I'd choose 100 over 50 any day.
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Old 01-21-13, 11:25 AM
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Originally Posted by wphamilton View Post
I like the warm summer days best. 85°
So do I, but that doesn't mean I'm picky. I can be comfortable in a wide range of temperatures. It's just that at 85°, I can wear shorts and be very, very happy.
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Old 01-21-13, 11:37 AM
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So do I, but that doesn't mean I'm picky. I can be comfortable in a wide range of temperatures. It's just that at 85°, I can wear shorts and be very, very happy.
i think that most bike commuters can be comfortable in a wide range of temps, especially those of us who know how to properly dress for real 4-season climates, but this thread is about what temps you enjoy riding in the most.

for me, i enjoy the lower-mid 50s the best because i can wear shorts and a t-shirt, be very very happy, and not sweat too much. as it gets warmer from there, i don't get any more happy, but i sure as hell sweat more (proportional to the thermometer's rise) which makes me less happy overall.
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