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Brrrr-its getting cold!

Old 10-21-08, 09:13 AM
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Brrrr-its getting cold!

Here in Miami, Florida at least if you look at the outfits people are wearing. It was above 75 F this morning and people are already breaking out the long sleeve jerseys and arm warmers. Not sure if they need to HTFU, or if its just a fashion thing, they get to show off more bling.
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Old 10-21-08, 09:20 AM
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You Floridians make me laugh when it comes to temps.

It's a nice 44F where I live. Washington.

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Seriously? 75 degrees and arm warmers!?!? Geeze. I don't even think about arm warmers until the mercury goes down below 60.
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Old 10-21-08, 09:26 AM
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You're dyslexic, right?
You meant 57, right?
They aren't wearing AWs at 75.
Tell me you're kidding.
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Old 10-21-08, 09:42 AM
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Originally Posted by EventServices View Post
You're dyslexic, right?
You meant 57, right?
They aren't wearing AWs at 75.
Tell me you're kidding.
As god is my witness. The weather here just had the slightest hint of a turn. Its no longer 80 degrees in the morning so its "chilly."
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Old 10-21-08, 09:59 AM
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Wow. Just. Wow. Flordians need to HTFU.
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38 degrees here in NC yesterday morning. 58 when I rode in the afternoon, with a thin underarmour shirt, running tights, and ear warmers. And I got hot.
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Originally Posted by San Rensho View Post
Here in Miami, Florida at least if you look at the outfits people are wearing. It was above 75 F this morning and people are already breaking out the long sleeve jerseys and arm warmers. Not sure if they need to HTFU, or if its just a fashion thing, they get to show off more bling.
I cant wait till next july when we get scorching days in the 75 degree range again !
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Old 10-21-08, 10:16 AM
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I'm not far from Florida and it is just barely 75° here in the middle of the after noon, in the low 40's in the morning. Of coarse that's slightly below average.
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Old 10-21-08, 10:24 AM
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It can be difficult to gauge riding temps in SoCal. I live 5 minutes from the coast but 1,100 feet up. Mornings here can be 60-65 and completely fogged in. However if I bike down to the coast it'll be 75 and sunny. The temp seems to go up about a degree for every mile you ride directly inland from the beach. On one of the bike river trails you can easily experience a 20-25 degree temperature swing in 3 hours.
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Originally Posted by rjs0702 View Post
38 degrees here in NC yesterday morning. 58 when I rode in the afternoon, with a thin underarmour shirt, running tights, and ear warmers. And I got hot.
I rode yesterday in Northern VA at 59 degrees in my regular short sleeve jersey and shorts. I was a little chilly for the first five minutes, but perfect thereafter.
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I went out and rode at 8 am today. It was 28 degrees...
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If you live right on the coast, it is even more ******** in FL. Example was this morning. I live <1/4 mile from the beach itself. It felt like 75-77F when I left my house from the warm breeze coming off the beach/ocean. Literally, 1 mile inland is at least 10 F colder and foggy. It is amazing how you can almost draw a line on the street where in one side you fell the warmth and on the other you feel chilly. All I had was a sleeveless baselayer under my SS jersey. It felt warm leaving the house. 1.5 miles inland I was getting chilly. Felt that way for 25 miles because even after getting warmed up, the sweat was now cold.

FL is a different animal when it comes to people. Miami is even more of an extreme. Go out on any night in Miami when the temp is below 70F and you are bound to find dozens of people with turtle necks, thick sweaters, jackets, and even fur coats. It is no joke. I did a ride in Miami last year at the end of October. Could not have been below 75F that day. Dozens of people with jackets, full finger gloves, head bands, long tights, full shoe covers, etc. I mean, full winter gear on. You have to bling it out to the max................
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Oh brother. It was 34 for my morning commute yesterday....this morning it was a balmy 40.

+1 for HTFU
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Old 10-21-08, 11:52 AM
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HTFU.

It was in the 40s this morning, though I was toasty with my winter base, fleece, baclava, leg warmers, socks and toe warmers.
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i used to live in key west, and can attest to the ease with which people wear scarves, jackets, etc. we used to get excited in the "winter" when we could actually wear sweatshirts, barely. and that was when it's in the 60's!

today's commute was in the 40s, and i got by with a light wool long-sleeve jersey. i guess HTFU means something different in each location.
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Maybe they were wearing arm warmers because there were lots of mosquitos.
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Originally Posted by MrCrassic View Post
HTFU.

It was in the 40s this morning, though I was toasty with my winter base, fleece, baclava, leg warmers, socks and toe warmers.

Florida definition of Fleece: What theme parks do to tourists.
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Dang. It's 50 here and I haven't need to use a jacket yet, much less a scarf.
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It's snowing here right now. Snow! Time to bust out the trainer.
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Originally Posted by mrbubbles View Post
Dang. It's 50 here and I haven't need to use a jacket yet, much less a scarf.
I put gloves on as I hate trying to type when I get into work with icy cold hands and I have put a thin shell on to block the wind in the mornings. Currently 14c and going to get colder, wetter and windier but not snowy as we never get snow.
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I'm originally from St Louis, but after 6 years in FL I can tell you that it feels colder here when the temp drops below 70 than it does in other places. I think it must have to do with the hi humidity... or something.

Last winter it was 60-65 around Christmas, and I was freezing, than I went up to Boston for new years and it was 20-30 and I was fine. It's just different.

Now arm warmers when it's 75 is just ********. HTFU and ride one than 4 mph.
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It's still nice and warm up here. The temp reached 7 degrees today ... Friday is supposed to be 14!! I can hardly believe the great weather we're having. I guess it makes up for the late start to summer.
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Originally Posted by Machka View Post
It's still nice and warm up here. The temp reached 7 degrees today ... Friday is supposed to be 14!! I can hardly believe the great weather we're having. I guess it makes up for the late start to summer.

Celcius or Arctic Circle?
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Originally Posted by Ai52487963 View Post
Celcius or Arctic Circle?
Celcius, of course.

So 7C is what? I have to look up the conversion, I don't speak fahrenheit ... OK, 7C = 45F, and 14C = 57F

Here's the converter for anyone else who needs it:
http://www.onlineconversion.com/temperature.htm
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