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post #11 of 19 Old 01-08-2013, 04:24 PM
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A guy I used to know, who rode to work on his 750 Honda, in Australia, used to jump in a river as on the way to work, with all his clothes on, and would be dry by the time he got there.
Bloody brilliant -- I might try this next week and see if anyone at work notices


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I remember coming across South Fukcing Dakota when it was almost that hot. Drank gallons of water along the way and never had to piss at any of the petrol stops.

My advice is to keep your skin covered and drink a LOT of water . . . and keep the speed UP!

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Silly me. I was thinking that 41 degrees was pretty darn cold (as in 41F) and I was hoping that you dressed well for the ride!
Here in Maine USA it reached almost 40F today, but there is snow and ice everywhere and riding would be foolish, or not possible. What a difference a world away makes. Now if we could just even it all out...
But soon enough you'll cool down and I'll warm up and it will be happy riding days.
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Silly me. I was thinking that 41 degrees was pretty darn cold (as in 41F) and I was hoping that you dressed well for the ride!
Here in Maine USA it reached almost 40F today, but there is snow and ice everywhere and riding would be foolish, or not possible. What a difference a world away makes. Now if we could just even it all out...
But soon enough you'll cool down and I'll warm up and it will be happy riding days.
Thanks for sharing.
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Here's something we can all agree on:

-40

It's the same all around the world.

(I grew up in a place that would reach -40 regularly in the winter. It was always fun to throw a pan of boiling water out into the air and watch it crystallize immediately . . . . )

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A comfortable 8c here. You have to dress a bit for it, but otherwise comfortable. Only the rain, it's annoying. I personally blame the British for it. Their habit of having rainy days always seems to jump over to the continent.
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(I grew up in a place that would reach -40 regularly in the winter. It was always fun to throw a pan of boiling water out into the air and watch it crystallize immediately . . . . )
The same temp that your snot instantly froze in your nose upon the first breath in lol
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A comfortable 8c here. You have to dress a bit for it, but otherwise comfortable. Only the rain, it's annoying. I personally blame the British for it. Their habit of having rainy days always seems to jump over to the continent.
Yes, it's been a record year for rain here (even more than usual). It seems like it's been raining for most of last year. It's going to be dry for the rest of this week. Hallelujah!

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Yes, it's been a record year for rain here (even more than usual). It seems like it's been raining for most of last year. It's going to be dry for the rest of this week. Hallelujah!

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Dry it may be Wynne but when we drove from Manchester airport yesterday the freezing fog limited visibility to 10m on the M56 heading towards Liverpool. I'd take rain over those conditions anytime but full credit to the motorcyclists I saw -- all of whom were wearing hi vis vests.


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Roll naked under your gear... should help a little bit.


Woo! A nice 60 degrees F here today.

Usually its like 10-30. Thanks global warming!

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