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Old 06-14-18, 06:37 PM
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Originally Posted by RonH View Post
Here is Florida folks try to get out by 6-7AM unless they want to roast in the sauna. Had a "late" start this morning. It was 7:30 when I left home.
Exactly correct. I've been starting out about 5:45 or so recently. Not only is the temp far more pleasant, there's also no wind and far less traffic. Early morning rides are a great way to start the day.
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Old 06-14-18, 11:18 PM
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Not bad today.. 80 degrees.. close to 85 tomorrow, then the wind switches from the south tomorrow afternoon and they are predicting heat indices in excess of 100 degrees for Saturday, Sunday and Monday. If I wanted South Texas weather, I'd move to South Texas.
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Old 06-15-18, 11:20 PM
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108 degrees F (42C) for a high yesterday. Supposed to cool off a bit for only 105 today. Humidity under 10%.
Now that is a dry heat!
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Old 06-16-18, 05:40 AM
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I thought book ending our trip to Texas with the Katy Flatland and Blazing Saddles would be a good idea (LOL). That should fill both my "dumb" and "hot" requirements for the year. I'll be at the back of the pack.

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Old 06-18-18, 11:17 AM
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Hot in South Carolina

90 degrees with 90 % humidity!
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Old 06-18-18, 11:24 AM
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'Posed to reach 96 with a dew point of 70 here in Philly, but it's only for one day. Back down into the 80 the rest of the week and 70s by the weekend.
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Old 06-18-18, 11:55 AM
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Day 3 of miserable heat and humidity here in the Chicago area. It was 78 degrees at 4:30am today, 77 degrees yesterday at the same time. Temperatures are in the mid 90's, dewpoints in the 70's and heat indexes above 100.

I rode with a friend yesterday. We started at 5:30am and finished just before 11:30am. The last two hours were "stick a fork in me, I'm done".

Today I am at work and the building's A/C is not keeping up. Everything feels sticky and it is 77 degrees in my lab where I have someone coming for a VO2max test in a couple of hours. Hope he is heat acclimated.

The only good news is that a front is coming through tonight which will lower the temperatures. But it is also bringing the possibility of heavy rains in some areas.
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Old 06-18-18, 01:30 PM
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Supposed to be 94F with 49% humidity when I ride home in an hour. Could be worse. I hate cold weather riding. "Feels Like 104" now.
Couple of inches of ice in the bottom of my Polar bottle to start the ride.
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Old 06-19-18, 05:04 AM
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Georgia here. It's South. It's hot.
I'd like to ride more in the morning, but I don't have a safe route with Atlanta commuters.
I tell myself "evening then", but 'oppressive' dosen't begin to describe the conditions.

My favorite time of the year to ride is December - February. Layering is easy!
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Old 06-19-18, 08:44 AM
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I actually enjoy the heat. Most all my rides this time of the year are in the mid to upper 90's and high high humidity. Just like anything else one has to acclimate to it and remember to drink even when you're not thirsty. I hate riding in cold weather because I can't stand wearing base layers, leg warmers, are warmers, etc. I'd rather sweat.
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Old 06-20-18, 05:34 PM
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My commute home yesterday:
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Old 06-21-18, 10:35 AM
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This morning's ride was a pleasant 62 degrees F under overcast skies here in the Cascade Mountain foothills.
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Old 06-25-18, 05:36 AM
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It's summer here in the Low Country. Always in the 90's and always humid. I can't ride in the mornings during the week, but an hour and a half late in the day isn't bad at all. On the weekends I'll get out by 6:30 or 7 am, but temps rise really quickly this time of year.
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Old 06-25-18, 10:44 AM
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Not hot enough here in Southern New England. One nice day seasonably warm, followed by a couple cold rainy days, then a blazing hot day, then cold again. I love hot days, keeps my muscles warm and limber.
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Old 06-29-18, 07:33 AM
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It's half of the US now. Man I do not like summer!

I ride in the Winter and people always say it must be rough to ride in this weather (Usually about 45 Degrees) and I always say July is worse.
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Old 06-29-18, 11:09 PM
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60sF here in eastern Washington.
Started about 60* , finished about 68* and was out much of the day.


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Old 06-30-18, 07:22 AM
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Too hot to ride mid-day, so I rode early. Supposed to top 95 today with high humidity.
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Old 07-01-18, 09:37 PM
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I managed all of 12 miles of hills in 95 degree heat today. Decided to turn back once I polished off my first bottle of water. Drank the second on the return leg.

I'm used to riding flats, So I was surprised at how little cooling 6mph produces. :eyeroll:
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Old 07-02-18, 09:15 AM
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Hot as balls here in Atlanta. So hot, my eyeballs sweat. Still better than driving.
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Old 07-11-18, 09:43 AM
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I'm looking at mid 90's and 50-60% humidity these days.

Oklahoma summers may have slipped my mind when I decided to get back into cycling after a 30 year break.
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Old 07-11-18, 09:58 AM
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This is my first summer here in Denver. It's been 90 - 95 F every day for weeks on end, with low humidity (sometimes %RH is in the single digits), and virtually no precip, except for a 10 minute rain once a week, or a hail storm. Great cycling weather, if you don't mind the heat or being pelted with golf ball sized hail.
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Old 07-11-18, 04:36 PM
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In western West Virginia, daytime temps average in the high 80s to low 90s through most of the summer. Humidity is usually high, too. Best riding times are usually between 8 and 11 a.m., and 6 to 8:30 p.m.
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Old 07-13-18, 04:42 AM
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Read all posts and you heat lovers are a trough bunch. My hat is off to ya all.
Coastal SoCal 55f to 70f with overcast is perfect for my 71yo system.
Current day time temps are running mid-80s with humidity. So I'll be headed out at 4:30am.

Just bought 6 water bottles(22oz) , now to figure out how to mount two more.
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Old 07-18-18, 11:30 AM
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Finally, a break today.
We have had a stretch of 7 days in the 80s, with a couple in the low 90s.

i saw the 80s will be back next week. Time for backpacking in the Cascades.

Heat is not my friend.
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Old 07-18-18, 02:36 PM
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Two solid weeks of 90s. It's predicted to top only mid 80s next week. But thunderstorms every day.
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