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Old 07-28-2014, 07:52 AM   #7426
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I was freaking exhausted when I got home. Evidently, I didn't drink enough fluids. I'll try not to make that mistake again. Might have to invest in a camel pack.
Those camelbaks work great! They hold ice for a while and keep you water cool even longer!
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Old 07-28-2014, 02:02 PM   #7427
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Brody is right, a Camelbak will extend your riding two hours +/-, depending on your seat. Leave the cotton at home, use technical wicking shirts. Also silk is a perfect material for a helmet/head wrap. Silk is warm in winter, cool in summer, wicks well. A cooling vest will keep you cool, very cool for an hour then wet it again. Wetting your silk helmet liner and technical gear will last 45-60 minutes, saved my but coming through Athens at 106F. The heat is no reason not to wear protective gear with today's materials. Once the ambient temperature exceeds the skin temperature you will be adding heat to the body riding sleeveless. Siberians survive cold because they know what they are doing, Middle Easterners have not survived thousands of years by walking around in shorts and a tee shirt, they cover up.

Travis had a Camelbak and has a cooling vest, ask him. Oh wait, today is Monday, electrons may take awhile to reach him.

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Old 07-28-2014, 02:19 PM   #7428
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Brody is right, a Camelbak will extend your riding two hours +/-, depending on your seat. Leave the cotton at home, use technical wicking shirts. Also silk is a perfect material for a helmet/head wrap. Silk is warm in winter, cool in summer, wicks well. A cooling vest will keep you cool, very cool for an hour then wet it again. Wetting your silk helmet liner and technical gear will last 45-60 minutes, saved my but coming through Athens at 106F. The heat is no reason not to wear protective gear with today's materials. Once the ambient temperature exceeds the skin temperature you will be adding heat to the body riding sleeveless. Siberians survive cold because they know what they are doing, Middle Easterners have not survived thousands of years by walking around in shorts and a tee shirt, they cover up.

Travis had a Camelbak and has a cooling vest, ask him. Oh wait, today is Monday, electrons may take awhile to reach him.

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Thanks for the info Terry and Brody. Maybe next time we have an eyeball, you can show me what you're wearing! I know that doesn't sound right.
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Old 07-28-2014, 02:44 PM   #7429
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Brody is right, a Camelbak will extend your riding two hours +/-, depending on your seat. Leave the cotton at home, use technical wicking shirts. Also silk is a perfect material for a helmet/head wrap. Silk is warm in winter, cool in summer, wicks well. A cooling vest will keep you cool, very cool for an hour then wet it again. Wetting your silk helmet liner and technical gear will last 45-60 minutes, saved my but coming through Athens at 106F. The heat is no reason not to wear protective gear with today's materials. Once the ambient temperature exceeds the skin temperature you will be adding heat to the body riding sleeveless. Siberians survive cold because they know what they are doing, Middle Easterners have not survived thousands of years by walking around in shorts and a tee shirt, they cover up.

Travis had a Camelbak and has a cooling vest, ask him. Oh wait, today is Monday, electrons may take awhile to reach him.

Terry
I feel much cooler wearing a wicking shirt under my mesh riding jacket than wearing a cotton jersey alone. Also the wicking underwear, but maybe TMI.
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Old 07-28-2014, 06:43 PM   #7430
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So where is that tag again?
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Old 07-28-2014, 06:55 PM   #7431
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pretty sure its south of you.


i wear under armour. i wear it at work, and i'm spoiled to it. it definitely helps me on those hot days. lori's jacket was just too hot and it came off before we got to Douglas. saw a nice field sheer mesh jacket in town today and i would have gotten it for her. glad i didnt, though. turns out she didnt like it. she did, however order a new helmet. hers doesnt fit any more.
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Old 07-28-2014, 08:01 PM   #7432
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pretty sure its south of you.


i wear under armour. i wear it at work, and i'm spoiled to it. it definitely helps me on those hot days. lori's jacket was just too hot and it came off before we got to Douglas. saw a nice field sheer mesh jacket in town today and i would have gotten it for her. glad i didnt, though. turns out she didnt like it. she did, however order a new helmet. hers doesnt fit any more.
I have the under Armor stuff as well, works pretty well.
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Old 07-29-2014, 09:55 AM   #7433
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"she did, however order a new helmet. hers doesnt fit any more."

That is priceless.

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Old 07-29-2014, 10:21 AM   #7434
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Hahaaa... There are a few ways to read that, isn't there? Lol
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Old 07-29-2014, 11:21 AM   #7435
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Yeah, good for her, longest ride taken so far is confidence inspiring, she deserves it.

Long rides also bring out helmet issues not seen on short jaunts such as weight, heat, venting, fit (tightness/pressure points), etc.

She wants to ride her own bike with you, get her any helmet she wants.

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Old 07-29-2014, 06:53 PM   #7436
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Dang right, terry.
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Old 07-30-2014, 01:00 AM   #7437
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Was just wondering if we get any clues where tag is at looked at so many caboose pics and still didn't find
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Old 07-30-2014, 01:08 AM   #7438
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hornet's nest. Cook County Hornets.
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Old 07-31-2014, 04:16 PM   #7439
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Weather looks iffy this weekend.
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Old 08-01-2014, 05:19 AM   #7440
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This ain't Georgia any more.....



Just how far north of the equator is .06899 degrees?



There is no such thing as a straight road here either!

Now if I can only score a motorcycle for a day or two....
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