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    Going to be a cold TOWM

    Looking for some ideas on layering for this one. Low of 23 and a high Saturday of 56.
    I'm thinking Bibs with a long sleeve jersey . . . Should I be thinking leggings or jacket???
    Plus side is it should be easy to stay hydrated

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    Quote Originally Posted by jjkuhn818 View Post
    Looking for some ideas on layering for this one. Low of 23 and a high Saturday of 56.
    I'm thinking Bibs with a long sleeve jersey . . . Should I be thinking leggings or jacket???
    Plus side is it should be easy to stay hydrated
    Thanks a lot ahole!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Nobody gives a s#$t you singlespeed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casual Observer View Post
    Thanks a lot ahole!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Do you have a heater in that tent of yours?

    BTW....a lot of the course is in the shade.

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    i heard 40% chance of rain....
    Your limits are both physical and mental. Suffering will help you find and overcome both.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raybum View Post
    i heard 40% chance of rain....
    Liar, I just checked Weather Bug....****, I'm screwed!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raybum View Post
    i heard 40% chance of rain....
    ....when it's not snowing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WhiskersOfDeath View Post
    ....when it's not snowing.
    I hope you guys are getting a good chuckle out of this. Weather is a serious concern in Arizona, and I don't appreciate you f-ing with Mother Nature.
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    Ive ridden in weather colder than this in cave creek... And in West Virginia I used to ride in sub 20F,
    dude, its a hell of a lot better than 100's... no doubt....
    Since I dont give a **** about what others think about my masculinity, it would be spandex leggings without a thought... long sleeved compression type shirt... with a nylon windbreaker and an additional shirt just in case... gloves and a good skull cap is a must... also wool socks...
    fat old man ... fueled by Mexican pastries....

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    Just don't over heat. The plan should be to be little cold before you warm up. Then when you warm up you should be ok. Of course shade will make it a harder. This January I rode PMP when the high was something like 45. It was cold, but I work tights and long sleeve jersey with a light cycling jacket. Once I got riding the jacket trapped the internal heat and I was fine. Unit I stopped then I got cool. Then I did the VOAZ climb and since it was shaded I got cold on the climb. That is when I chose to quit and go home. Probably best to bring layers so you can adjust when on the ride.
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    more than likely Windproof vest, arm and leg warmers, gloves, and wool socks. I like the cold.

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    if you want to experience cold try doing some road biking downhills in sub 40F.... Ive done the ride downhill from the Cave Creek ranger station to the city of Cave Creek in January... brrrrrrr...
    fat old man ... fueled by Mexican pastries....

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    Great point on the wool socks; I'll make sure to pack those. Thanks for the "helpful" replies.

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    If it is too cold, I will buy your entry for $5.

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    Quote Originally Posted by azepicriderandrunner View Post
    If it is too cold, I will buy your entry for $5.

    forget that, Ill give you $10
    fat old man ... fueled by Mexican pastries....

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    I heard also 40% chance thunderstorms,
    30% chance of Hail,
    20% chance of tornadoes,
    10% chance of Locust
    and 5% chance of Black Plague

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    No worries... the nuclear holocaust will take you out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phillbo View Post
    No worries... the nuclear holocaust will take you out.
    Not if you ride a 29er.

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    29er is just a fad

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    This thread does not disappoint! I knew by the title that Casual Observer would be right in there!!! Priceless..........

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    Wear ArmorIt Keeps You Warm And You Should Probly Be Wearing Protection In SedonaAnyways.

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    Going to be a cold TOWM-gedc0271.jpgSo simple...
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