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Old 08-24-2011, 06:43 PM   #21
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A week ago I drove from El Paso to Houston. It not only managed to get hotter as I approached Houston, but the increased humidity makes it harder for your sweat to evaporate, and makes you feel worse. The only good thing is that staying on the highway keeps the wind on you. Despite my camelbak, when I stopped for border patrol, and for fuel, I felt like I was going to fall out. I hung around the convenience stores more and more. The nice thing is, the further east you go, the more people believe in the glories of refrigerated air.
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Old 08-24-2011, 11:12 PM   #24
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We'll be having camel races pretty soon if this heat keeps up.
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Old 08-24-2011, 11:37 PM   #25
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Old 08-24-2011, 11:39 PM   #26
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Originally Posted by ormand View Post
I ride in full black leathers/track gear on the street frequently, even in the 100 degree weather and in rush hour traffic. Only recently did I start to actually use the HOV lanes when available. Personally, while I hate the heat, I think doing trackdays in the heat is better than the cold or even mild...but this heat is a bit too much, and it's way too dry outside which leads to a deceiving dehydration.

Here I am @ 2WheelToyz a few days ago getting my rear tire replaced. Hot as fk outside in full leathers lol

Yeah don't be like me and drink too much water and flush out all the minerals/salts/electrolytes. Cramps suck.

There was a summer not too long ago where we had about 3-4 weeks of straight 100+ degree weather (with near or at 110 degrees on somedays), although I don't think it was as hot with the heat index and it definently wasn't as dry.
You don't look too happy.
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Old 08-24-2011, 11:47 PM   #27
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You don't look too happy.
I was tiiirrrrreeedd and sssttiiiinnnkkyy. Felt much better after a nice shower when I got home though
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