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Old 11-12-2017, 02:56 PM
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I took my polar bear ride last night. I did about 300 miles ripping around my state. It was about 29 degrees outside. Holy crap this was one time I swear my temp gauge was accurate when I saw it was in the 20's lol... I had on some cold weather gear no heated anything, but damn I wish I had some. Typically I don't ride in weather under 50 What's the coldest trip people have taken on here willingly, not just getting caught in the cold.
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I took my polar bear ride last night. I did about 300 miles ripping around my state. It was about 29 degrees outside. Holy crap this was one time I swear my temp gauge was accurate when I saw it was in the 20's lol... I had on some cold weather gear no heated anything, but damn I wish I had some. Typically I don't ride in weather under 50 What's the coldest trip people have taken on here willingly, not just getting caught in the cold.
crossing the beartooth in July, high teens, snow at summit, 70s at bottom.
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Sturgis 2014 brrr wet , cold fog at times
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I rode from Gulfport, MS to Richmond, Va for Thanksgiving one year, it was 22 degrees when I arrived. Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.......................... ....
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I took my polar bear ride last night. I did about 300 miles ripping around my state. It was about 29 degrees outside. Holy crap this was one time I swear my temp gauge was accurate when I saw it was in the 20's lol... I had on some cold weather gear no heated anything, but damn I wish I had some. Typically I don't ride in weather under 50 What's the coldest trip people have taken on here willingly, not just getting caught in the cold.
Younger midwest days we had a little tradition, the New Years day Pub Crawl. 5 taverns at about 100 miles total. One year it was 3 below out, that's a cold you have to experience to believe and frost bite was serious if you didn't gear up properly.
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Last year 450 miles of 28 to 32 degrees at night. Fought the urge to get a hotel room. Won't do that again. Getting too old for the cold. A few years ago I couldn't find my truck keys. 17 degrees on the way into work. 60 miles. Was 40 on the way home.
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A few years ago I did a CROTONA MIDNIGHT RUN in Westchester NY in Feburary . Its a AMA timed 4 hour ride that runs between 12 midnite and 6 AM with a 2 hour stop in the middle. It was 17 degrees at the start and 23 degrees at the finish.
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45 f going to work one morning. 30 minute ride at an average speed of 60ish. My new limit is 50 F. Wont ride if it is colder that that. Eyes tear up so bad can't see the road.
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I hit the road once on a Suzuki Bandit (no wind protection) in 19 degrees.
I think I made it 30 miles before frozen tears, eyelids, and boogers became an issue.

24 degrees on a Road glide once for about 150 miles. Was enough.
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Whew, some of you guys are bolder then me for sure. In the teens I just cant do lol...
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