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Old 07-18-18, 02:50 PM
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Finally hit 100 today with a heat index of 110. Lord it's getting warm.
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Old 07-18-18, 11:50 PM
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Old 07-19-18, 11:53 AM
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Fwiw,

^^ 40c ^^ barely breaks 22c here...
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Old 07-19-18, 01:52 PM
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Two days ago it was 90+f here. Now it's 67f and I'm freezing, and supposed to be back up in the 90s by Sunday. Love this Oregon weather.

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Old 07-19-18, 03:30 PM
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It's soooooo hot....
that instead of my normal Wednesday night group ride, I rode down to the local pub and had few ginger ales instead of riding.
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Old 07-19-18, 03:38 PM
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108 in the shade in Heart Of Texas.
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Old 07-19-18, 04:05 PM
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Old 07-20-18, 01:24 AM
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107 when I set out for a 40 mile ride Thursday afternoon. Some local weather reports claimed 109. I was so dizzy after 10 miles I thought about cutting it short, but kept chugging along with a group of about 50 other cyclists at a casual pace. Felt better, or fried enough brain cells I didn't care. Temp was still 103 by the time I got home after 9 pm.

Probably drank more water with electrolytes than I usually do in an entire week. I looked like I was frosted by the time I got home.
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Old 07-20-18, 03:05 PM
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104 and climbing at 4pm going to get worse through next week. Cows to market the grass is scorched
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Old 07-21-18, 08:42 AM
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110 yesterday here in central Oklahoma. I didn't get out for a ride until 8:00 a.m. That was a mistake!
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Old 07-22-18, 06:43 AM
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101 forecast for Houston today. Come on October!
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Old 07-22-18, 01:22 PM
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Going to be 104 in Tucson today with temps hitting 110 or so by the end of the week.
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Old 07-24-18, 03:34 PM
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Saw a brief article about current heat wave, supposedly only 1/3 of single family households in Seattle have air conditioning. No specifics given providing details of the stats, but it gives context when we say anything above 85*F for a week long stretch gets to be hot.
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Old 07-24-18, 04:05 PM
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Gonna be 85/71 all week in coastal SoCal. Perfect!

It's odd to think that we don't have AC, but we have family up in the Northwest that does.
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Old 07-24-18, 05:11 PM
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I live in the hottest part of Los Angeles in the west San Fernando Valley. It's currently 107 at 4:09 PM. Even though I'm off this summer, I've been getting out of the house by 6:00 to get my 90 minute ride in before it gets too hot. I don't enjoy riding in the heat.
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Old 08-07-18, 09:01 AM
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Did my 6.3 mi. TT this morning. Did well at 18.2 mph but suffered. I hate heat and humidity
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Old 08-07-18, 10:26 AM
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Heat index is supposed to be at lest 100 in Philly today. I sucked it up and did my bike-train-bike commute to NJ. Not that bad early a.m. Going home around 3:30 is going to be hell.
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Old 08-07-18, 12:25 PM
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91F (w/ heat index "feels like" temp of: 100F), right now here in Richmond Virginia @ 2:25pm...

I'm staying inside in the A/C!
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Old 08-07-18, 02:44 PM
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Expected high of 98. normally I wouldn't go for a ride, but it's going to be 104 tomorrow and the day after.. I can't handle 4 days off the bike, I'd go crazy. Going to take a route where I can stop at least 8 times to cool off in 50 miles.
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Old 08-08-18, 05:28 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.
Now back from Texas...ended up doing the 100k vice the 100mi at Katy, and the 45mi vice the 75mi at Granbury. Glad I opted for the shorter rides as my training level was not up to the heat this year, and I was able to roll in while temps were still in the low 90s.. Better safe than sorry.
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Old 08-08-18, 06:28 AM
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Originally Posted by jskash View Post
I live in the hottest part of Los Angeles in the west San Fernando Valley. It's currently 107 at 4:09 PM. Even though I'm off this summer, I've been getting out of the house by 6:00 to get my 90 minute ride in before it gets too hot. I don't enjoy riding in the heat.
Yeah, but we aren't dealing with any humidity to speak of here in CA. That's a huge factor. Not only does the humidity make you retain much more heat, but it creates a lot of air resistance. I don't blame anyone for not riding in those conditions.

I doubt anyone actually enjoys riding in extreme heat, but at least our heat here is somewhat tolerable compared to high humidity states in the east and southeast.
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Old 08-13-18, 02:57 PM
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91 when I got off the bike Saturday and it's 90 as type this and I'm headed out for a ride shortly. I don't pay much attention to the heat index, but I imagine that it's 100 ish as high as the humidity is here in the Low County right now.
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