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How much does your ave speed decline in winter?

Old 12-02-23, 11:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Alan K
Our bodies are incredible in adapting to our environments (within certain range that is considered compatible with human life).
When vining those old stone castles where very influential people spent their lives, shaping the world around them, one can’t help but wonder the dampness and cold… but they survived and even thrived.

My wife’s grandmother once told me that people who are now nostalgic about the good old days, never had to use an outhouse in the middle of Minnesota winter nights!

It’s the heat of the south that is much more unbearable. For cold weather, you can always add more layers, and we do, but for hot weather, you can take off only so much without getting arrested for public indecency (assuming it’s still a thing). 😉
I guess I'm still adapting to the slop mess cold that happens every year here. Maybe by the time I reach 95 I'll be adapted to the craptastic weather...
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Originally Posted by Troul
I guess I'm still adapting to the slop mess cold that happens every year here. Maybe by the time I reach 95 I'll be adapted to the craptastic weather...
During our peak winters, a thought does occur about welcoming the fabled global warming to bump up our temperature by a few degrees but it doesn’t seem to happen. Perhaps we should contact the Carbon credit folks and persude them to create another credit system which will allow taxation based on solar flares… surely they can find way to blame the public for that too. 😉

On a serious note, dressing suitably for cold weather, I have successfully commuted on bicycle up to 10 below zero but as I mentioned previously, this year I’m planning to give my a 5 degree break. I have noticed a difference during the last five years, my feet get colder now than they used to five years ago. So who knows what I’ll be able to go ten years later, if I’m still around. [After Coronavirus and multiple vaccinations, people are having unexpected health issue and some drop dead for seemingly no particular reason.]
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Originally Posted by Alan K
Our bodies are incredible in adapting to our environments (within certain range that is considered compatible with human life).
When vining those old stone castles where very influential people spent their lives, shaping the world around them, one can’t help but wonder the dampness and cold… but they survived and even thrived.

My wife’s grandmother once told me that people who are now nostalgic about the good old days, never had to use an outhouse in the middle of Minnesota winter nights!

It’s the heat of the south that is much more unbearable. For cold weather, you can always add more layers, and we do, but for hot weather, you can take off only so much without getting arrested for public indecency (assuming it’s still a thing). 😉
On the other hand, I find cold unbearable, and hate wearing multiple layers of clothing.
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On the other hand, I find cold unbearable, and hate wearing multiple layers of clothing.
If you live in a warm place, you shouldn’t have any problem. 😉
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Cutting through colder denser air and less aero with additional clothes.
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