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    Quote Originally Posted by Cipher View Post
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    94f is not bad unless humid and you have to work a heavy physical job.

    But on a bike its always vicious and fatiguing.
    Id pick freezing to death over heat.
    Not for me. I've done the full range from minus 2F/minus 19C to 115F/46C , Heat is better .

    Riding for an hour at 70mph at -19C behind a windshield and while wearing 3/4 helmet and a bubble face shield my cheeks froze on the outside so I could not open my mouth to speak. Had both hands turned blue white and knees so cold, it took more than a hour to warm them.

    OTH...I have sweated inside leather and helmet at 115F/46C and hated to stop because the breeze at 80mph was great!
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    Quote Originally Posted by argonsagas View Post
    Not for me. I've done the full range from minus 2F/minus 19C to 115F/46C , Heat is better .

    Riding for an hour at 70mph at -19C behind a windshield and while wearing 3/4 helmet and a bubble face shield my cheeks froze on the outside so I could not open my mouth to speak. Had both hands turned blue white and knees so cold, it took more than a hour to warm them.

    OTH...I have sweated inside leather and helmet at 115F/46C and hated to stop because the breeze at 80mph was great!
    It would actually be hotter riding at 80mph

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    Quote Originally Posted by trevor View Post
    It would actually be hotter riding at 80mph
    To me, it felt a LOT better than standing still.


    FYI

    Bike Bandit has its own blog about that...although they are looking at it from the "cold side"


    https://www.bikebandit.com/blog/the-wind-chill-myth
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    Quote Originally Posted by trevor View Post
    I'm headed to Osoyoos on Tuesday on my BMW...supposed to be 45 there that day. It will be like riding a barbecue through a furnace.
    That's warm, for sure. We're actually enjoying some nice weather here this week: At or under 100 all the way through.
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    Noy toasty here anymore.

    So after a record 19 days in a row of unusually hot days we are now sitting at 64F. This week daytime highs looking at mid 70's and upper 50's at night. Hot up north and cooler in the south its just bass ackwards.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Burque73 View Post
    ...record 19 days in a row of unusually hot days...Hot up north and cooler in the south its just bass ackwards.
    So why was Paul Kantner (Jefferson Airplane) the only one who cared about global warming and climate change in the 1960's?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob S. View Post
    So why was Paul Kantner (Jefferson Airplane) the only one who cared about global warming and climate change in the 1960's?
    Sorry, I'm not following. I personally didn't care about climate change until the 70's. Thet was mostly due to moving from Germany to New Mexico though...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob S. View Post
    So why was Paul Kantner (Jefferson Airplane) the only one who cared about global warming and climate change in the 1960's?
    You live in New York and never heard of Hazel Henderson?
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    Riding in the extreme heat acts like a convection oven. In the North East you guys have big high pressure dome parked over you that normally bakes the south this time of year. It supposed to be 83F today, and unseasonably cool the next 10 days here in Texas. Normally we see mid to upper 90"s this time of year. I am sure it will revert back soon, meanwhile all those getting baked make sure your AC filter is clean. Those of you hitting over 110, put a black pan or plate in the sun all day. Go out and crack an egg in it about 3 to 4 pm. Give it about 30 minutes, and check it...if it is cooked you will have quite the story about your suffering, LOL. If you have to ride get wet first, it really helps a bit then heII comes back when you dry. Look out for sunburn, it happens a lot faster in extreme heat. And drink a lot of water, I mean a lot. Eat something salty it helps to retain water. If you are outside in the heat and you quit sweating you are likely entering heatstroke get some more water in you.
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