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35 deg, F it Iím riding

 
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Old 02-09-2019, 06:59 AM
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Originally Posted by SWFLGuy View Post
Itís only in the 60s this morning but Iím going for it too. Ride safe!
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Iím going to wait until it warms to 70 later this morning.
I'd love to have a 35* day... with no salt on the roads... Hell, it got up to 60* one day last week but the roads are still white with salt. I'm starting to get the shakes, the bike hasn't moved since January 5th.
 
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Old 02-09-2019, 09:02 AM
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Cant ride now with all of the salt here in Maine but I'll OCCASIONALLY ride in the mid 30's. In the late Summer/early Fall here the morning will be in the mid 30's in the morning but 70's after work. I'll suck it up in the morning and head to work bundled up on the King knowing that when I get out I'll be in a T shirt coming home.
 
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Old 02-09-2019, 01:44 PM
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Thatís cute.
 
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Old 02-09-2019, 01:51 PM
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At 35 deg, when moving at 50 mph, the windchill makes it feel like 10-15ish...degrees. this is why most say they dont ride below 50. At 50 degrees, while riding, it feels right around freezing....

OP, I dont care what ya say, you were cold on that ride, and if you didnt have a helmet, even colder.
 

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Old 02-09-2019, 02:52 PM
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It ain't the cold, but the salt that keeps me from riding.
 
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Old 02-09-2019, 02:53 PM
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Originally Posted by fretone1 View Post
Live in Sacramento, worked in Santa Rosa. 110 miles door to door 1 way. Starting about mid Novemberr, temps when I would leave in the mornings were 33-35 deg most of the time. My commuter is Ultra Limited with heated seat and grips, thermals, chaps, Carhart over leather jacket, BMW cold weather gloves. Tolerable for the 2+hour ride.
Damn that's a long commute to work.
 
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Old 02-09-2019, 04:24 PM
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Right on Kojak. Got about 80 miles in today in the mid 30's. Had to stop at a grocery store a few miles from home and after just a bit my legs thawed out. Once that happened I thought that I was gonna pee my pants!!!
 
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Old 02-09-2019, 06:58 PM
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You guys are hard core. I gotta get some cold weather gear but all that stuff starts to add up quick like everything else.
 
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Old 02-09-2019, 07:11 PM
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Was 27 when I left on the bike this morning rode about 100 miles was 34 when I got home, glad I have a heated jacket liner and gloves.
 
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Old 02-09-2019, 07:56 PM
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If I'm breathing, I'm riding. Snow in New Hampshire. Snow in Texas. Rain and wind in both. Tropical storm? I've got rain gear.
If you're going to ride, you will get cold, hot or wet. Pick two and go for it.
 

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