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    Honeymoon over?

    Jesus H. Christ, just stepped out side and it's friggin hot. What the hell happened to the nice weather?

    Over/under on the first Prescott (or Flag) reference or "why are you surprised, you live in a desert" is 4.
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    This is the nice weather! No AC!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jayem View Post
    This is the nice weather! No AC!
    I should have taken the under.
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    Uh, summer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by skinny-tire View Post
    Jesus H. Christ, just stepped out side and it's friggin hot. What the hell happened to the nice weather.

    Over/under on the first Prescott (or Flag) reference or "why are you surprised, you live in a desert" is 4.
    Here I thought you were going to say you had sold the Prius.
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    i thought 115 would feel a lot hotter...

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    Quote Originally Posted by longhairmike View Post
    i thought 115 would feel a lot hotter...
    Have you tried to cook an egg on the sidewalk yet? It's a requirement for all Midwest transplants. Oh, and you're not allowed to say "it's a dry heat" until you've been here a minimum of 10 years.
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    Quote Originally Posted by skinny-tire View Post
    Have you tried to cook an egg on the sidewalk yet? It's a requirement for all Midwest transplants. Oh, and you're not allowed to say "it's a dry heat" until you've been here a minimum of 10 years.
    Im beginning to see your wisdom skinny. When I moved out here in 06 the summers didnt seem "that" bad. As the years have gone by, contrary to what I would believe to be the normal of getting used to something the longer you are in a particular situation, Im finding it to be the opposite. I just stepped outside about 10 minutes ago and said under my breath "holy ***** this is F'n ridiculous".
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    I felt it...

    I visited your city last week for 6 days. Wow. It does get HOT. I think it got to 110 on Wednesday. You run for relief inside every chance you get!!! Awesome city though. I love Phoenix.
    Oh, had a chance to hit Natty too. I loved it. Tuff waking up and hitting trails before 6 though to avoid the hottest temps. I visit this AZ forum more than my NM forum. Good ride stoke in here! Cannot wait to get back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by F.N.G View Post
    I visited your city last week for 6 days. Wow. It does get HOT. I think it got to 110 on Wednesday. You run for relief inside every chance you get!!! Awesome city though. I love Phoenix.
    Oh, had a chance to hit Natty too. I loved it. Tuff waking up and hitting trails before 6 though to avoid the hottest temps. I visit this AZ forum more than my NM forum. Good ride stoke in here! Cannot wait to get back.
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    Hey FNG!

    Mikey and I ran into you on your National ride. Good to meet ya. Nice job on the waterfall!

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    It's not hot yet. I did yard work (in the shade mind you) a few days ago and barely broke a sweat. 110 degrees with 8% humidity is nice compared to the monsoon season when it's 104 degrees and 40% humidity

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    Summer again, hot as hell...I never quite get used to it! "It's no way to run a desert"!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleGerl View Post
    Hey FNG!

    Mikey and I ran into you on your National ride. Good to meet ya. Nice job on the waterfall!

    Hey TG. Thanks for posting cuz I forgot yours and Mikey's handle to give you a shout out on this forum. I couldn't make it to the shuttle runs on Wednesday as I slept in.

    You two rocked on Natty and made it look easy. It was a pleasure chatting with you two and trying to keep up with the both of you. Tell Mike I say hello.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skinny-tire View Post
    Jesus H. Christ, just stepped out side and it's friggin hot. What the hell happened to the nice weather?

    Over/under on the first Prescott (or Flag) reference or "why are you surprised, you live in a desert" is 4.
    ha ha, yea, i got all geared up to go riding, and left at about 1:30, got about halfway down the road, and was like, dayummmm it is f*ckin HOT!

    that didn't stop me though, I still got a good 2 hours in. almost passed out carrying my bike up the stairs to the apt though.

    when the wife told me it was 115 here in tempe today, i was like, oh, thats explains why it felt so hot.
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    I have been pretty tolerant of the heat, I am going on my 12th year in the valley. For the past 3 years I have been riding PMP in the afternoons as my office is very close.

    Yesterday, I did my typical ride with a 3:30 to 4:00 start time. There is no one in the park, and it is actually a bit creepy.

    But yesterday I finally realized....summer is here. How did I know??? Mid summer rides melt your feet. As if my feet weren't hot enough, I can feel the heat radiating from the rocks and sand. It really feels like the soles are melting.

    Now I have to deal with the internal struggle of riding or heading home to hop in the pool.
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    proper training for summer riding...

    requires the use of a hair dryer turned on full blast and held about 12" in front of your face for @ 5 minutes. If your eyes and face can stand the heat, you are good to go and ride This is the best replication of what we endure on weekday afternoon/evening rides
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    Quote Originally Posted by FrankAZ View Post
    I sit inside and play with Christmas lights
    Hey. I thought I recognized your sig from PC.. Its funny how when the temp goes back to 115.
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    We moved here a month ago from Florida. I will take 110+ here in Cave Creek any day of the week over 90 there. It was 102 degrees with 90% humidity yesterday in Gainesville, FL where we're from. Skuh-rew that.

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    I can't complain too much. Our highs are in the 60's and 70's all weekend.
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    When you need a break from riding there's always this:
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    Quote Originally Posted by pointerDixie214 View Post
    We moved here a month ago from Florida. I will take 110+ here in Cave Creek any day of the week over 90 there. It was 102 degrees with 90% humidity yesterday in Gainesville, FL where we're from. Skuh-rew that.
    AGREED!!!!
    I actually moved from AZ to Florida in the early 90s. I was planning on getting residency, and then transferring to FU (or is it UF). I ended up moving back with 9 months, as I could not stand the friggin weather. I HATE humidity.
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