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    100 degrees today?

    I mean really, WTF???????
    Nobody gives a s#$t you singlespeed.

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    with wind....

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    seriously...this sucks

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    Dam global worming.....

    But really this is right on time in the historic sense.

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    Quote Originally Posted by surfndav
    Dam global worming.....

    But really this is right on time in the historic sense.

    in that the world is gunna end in 2012?

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    I don't quite understand. It seems that everyone here loves arizona so much yet this is the third post I have read that is complaining about the heat? I hate the heat, don't care for Phoenix, I have no problem admitting it, I am not from here, and don't plan on staying. I have really enjoyed the biking while I was here, and I will probably be back, it will definitely be in Jan maybe Feb though. Just wondering why you guys live here if you hate it, or why you complain about the heat if you love living here.

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    Because complaining about the heat is part of the joy of living here! Duh!
    Don't be that guy! Read the forum guidelines.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockyrunner99
    I don't quite understand. It seems that everyone here loves arizona so much yet this is the third post I have read that is complaining about the heat? I hate the heat, don't care for Phoenix, I have no problem admitting it, I am not from here, and don't plan on staying. I have really enjoyed the biking while I was here, and I will probably be back, it will definitely be in Jan maybe Feb though. Just wondering why you guys live here if you hate it, or why you complain about the heat if you love living here.
    Don't let the door hit you in the ass you thin-blooded Northerner! Go back to your lattes and your sorbet and your chilled White Ziins. Us desert rats are just fine sitting around the saguaro with our warm Cerveses complaining about the heat.
    Nobody gives a s#$t you singlespeed.

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    Chopper sez

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    This is just need to know information: Am i supposed to enjoy the irony or pity the sincerity?

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    be thankful, i heard on the news that it was 108 a year ago, yikes!

    also, sunday and monday are going to be in the middle 80s.
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    I love the heat

    While most everyone else gets off the trail and sits around MTBR.com complaining about it, I have more of the trail to myself - I say bring on 110 !!

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    hey, some of us prefer the antioxidant properties found in red wine while we anxiously await our trails to dry out...

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    It's pool time....
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    It is going to be a 102 in havasu tomorrow! It should be just right for the lake!

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    Just got back from visiting friends back east and jumped on my bike yesterday around 11AM for the first time in over 3 weeks. Oh man, did I miss my bike and Arizona

    I did b!tch about the humidity back east and touted our dry heat but man, the sun felt wicked STRONG today. Did a short 2 hour ride through the PMP baking in the sun around noon but I couldn't believe that it wasn't even 90 degrees yet according to my thermometer when I got home. Thank goodness for sunscreen and white long sleeve sport shirts

    Although it's easy to complain about the heat, I'll just adapt my hours to the early morning or late evenings and continue riding with my large reserve of water.

    NYC can keep all that asphalt and lousy weather as far as I'm concerned

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    Well isn't that what night rides are for out here lol..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tails8
    Well isn't that what night rides are for out here lol..

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    Purchase the lights and enjoy those warm evening rides. And then in 6 months post the ride reports for all the frozen riders up north to read.

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    I moved here around 3 years ago from the East Coast and was raised in Midwest mainly. I don't think I really quite understood what the weather was going to be like (specifically the brutality of the sun). However, the heat doesn't bother me enough to complain about it to others. I work outside on most days and find that with even just a little bit of preparation you're fine. As for riding...get up early for a change and enjoy it before the heat hits. If you don't like the heat, don't whine about it....CHOOSE YOUR STATE, CHOOSE YOUR FATE.

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    It is warm lately, I've been wearing my short sleeve jersey this week. I love living in flagstaff.

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    I was just gonna say... usually the first 100 day is usually far earlier than May 20th. Looking ahead to the forecast too, it looks like we have a few more days of 80 in our future. I really can't complain about the weather and the amount of riding I've been able to do over the last 8 months ;\

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    I went running after work, around 5pm. It sucked just as bad as it did last week, and the week before. But I really hate running, so, yeah.

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    Year-round riding starts NOW!
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    i'll take the heat anytime. if it's too hot all i have to do is go indoors and cool off. I don't have to worry about snow blizzard, hurricanes, tornados and specially i hate earthquakes. i was in cali OC the last time they had earthquake and that wasn't fun.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vmb
    While most everyone else gets off the trail and sits around MTBR.com complaining about it, I have more of the trail to myself - I say bring on 110 !!
    AMEN! The only issue with the heat and fewer people on the trails is you for get to look out for others and end up running over them

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    My room mate and I STILL have not turned on the A/C in the house this year (in N Mesa). Its become a challenge...also helps that we're like never home, lol...

    And I also spend every weekend in the high country...

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    Quote Originally Posted by m77ranger
    It is warm lately, I've been wearing my short sleeve jersey this week. I love living in flagstaff.
    Agreed I did my time down in Phoenix (first 18 years of my life), and, for now, I'll gladly take snowy winters.
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    okay,, irrelevant question here.
    do most of your garages also have A/C??

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    My detached garage has a big swamp cooler, does a great job of keeping it chilly. The attached has nothing so it gets pretty warm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by longhairmike
    okay,, irrelevant question here.
    do most of your garages also have A/C??
    No, most don't.
    Nobody gives a s#$t you singlespeed.

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    I have a small portable swamp for my garage that I roll out of storage in June. Doesn't make the garage chilly, but it sure does help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by longhairmike
    okay,, irrelevant question here.
    do most of your garages also have A/C??

    It will be relevant when you stop screwing around and finally move here!

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    dude i have 3 more mortgage payments left on my condo here... we also have buttloads of inventory for our online store,,its not like i can just up and hop on a plane. I asked about the garage a/c for potential bulk inventory storage. We'll be building a big locked security cage in it after reading all the break-in threads on here, but i also cant have expensive dolls melting.

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    I went riding for 3 hours today.... I didnt think it was that hot for 100 degrees. It was kinda nice actually.

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    I think I'm going to miss all the tourists and seasonal trail users. Their inexperience and resulting comments about how hard it looks and the mad props they want to give you for the smallest things really give a great ego boost.

    That being said, it was great to fly down National yesterday seeing more chuckwallas than people.. at least until I got too confident and f'ed myself up

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    Quote Originally Posted by starkynuke
    I moved here around 3 years ago from the East Coast and was raised in Midwest mainly. I don't think I really quite understood what the weather was going to be like (specifically the brutality of the sun). However, the heat doesn't bother me enough to complain about it to others. I work outside on most days and find that with even just a little bit of preparation you're fine. As for riding...get up early for a change and enjoy it before the heat hits. If you don't like the heat, don't whine about it....CHOOSE YOUR STATE, CHOOSE YOUR FATE.
    What your saying is true, i am from the midwest as well and it was very hot here the first summer for me, i think the reason most people live here is because as far as the extreme heat goes it's only for max 4 months, it's the winter time here that makes arizona worth it, i have gotten more and more used to the heat 90 is comfortable for me outside. i just went to shadow mountain preserve memorial day, got there at 5 am and rode till 8 it was beautiful out.

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    You have 4 months of bad weather almost everywhere.. and almost everywhere people complain about it. HTFU.
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    Good God, I would give anything for that sunny hot weather. Someday soon hopefully.

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    I agree

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    Good God, I would give anything for that sunny hot weather. Someday soon hopefully.
    Yep, I lived in Canada for 10 years and I'd much rather deal with the heat than the cold anyday.

    When it's cold and there's snow, you have to jump on a plane to get away from it (generally speaking - at least where I lived in Alberta). In Az. you always have the option of driving 1.5-3 hrs. to get 20 degree's cooler.

    Or I find that as I ride during the spring leading up to summer, my tolerance adjusts and I just continue to ride. Hottest ride yet was 117, so in a strange kind of way, I'd like to beat my record (so bring on the heat !!)

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    God is punishing you for civil rights violations

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    God is punishing you for civil rights violations
    What happened to your sweet avatar!? Did Beiber break up with you!?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FoShizzle
    God is punishing you for civil rights violations

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    I'm glad this thread has taken a turn twords immigration. Paul B can lock this one up, I'm tired of hearing people complain about the weater.

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    It's funny how I feel like total crap and am pi$$ed off when I have to get up at 4:30am to go to work. But during the summer, I can jump right out of bed at 4:30am with absolutely no problems to go riding. Brains are funny creatures.

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