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Oh man 108 degrees here in Reno, Hot Hot Hot!(16 posts)

Oh man 108 degrees here in Reno, Hot Hot Hot!rwbadley
Jul 11, 2002 11:25 AM
Anybody else getting the heat wave?
109 in Alamo, CA yesterdaymwood
Jul 11, 2002 11:57 AM
a little cooler today (102-103)
I rode this morning, early, and it was great. You won't see me out past 10:00AM!
112 in sacramento yesterday, little relief today.SnowBlind
Jul 11, 2002 12:17 PM
Plus smog so bad you can taste it.
Hmmm, Death Ride could get interesting...Lon Norder
Jul 11, 2002 11:59 AM
Anybody else doing it?
Indeedgrzy
Jul 11, 2002 12:02 PM
Supposed to be thunder storms over the weekend in the Tahoe area. Stage could be set for one of those awful years where you get hail on the passes and lots of DNFs.

We're going up, but didn't enter - going to do our own ride and maybe poach a popsicle off the top of Carson ;-)
avoid the CytomaxDougSloan
Jul 11, 2002 12:48 PM
If it's hot out, I'd avoid their Cytomax. Last year, they had it mixed up too strongly; it gave me stomach cramps and got me dehydrated; not a good thing.

Doug
You're lucky....grzy
Jul 11, 2002 12:50 PM
The year before it made a lot of people puke.
really?DougSloan
Jul 11, 2002 12:58 PM
I think puking would have been better. :-)

BTW, you coming over for Kaiser?

Doug
I've always responded well to cytomax...go figure (nm)ColnagoFE
Jul 11, 2002 1:12 PM
Thanx for the tip, I use home made Gu...rwbadley
Jul 11, 2002 3:38 PM
I'll post the recipe in a new topic.

Am going to Markleeville. The weather in that area turned into t-storms and wind today, hope it all calms down and the temps let up for Saturday.

Have a nice weekend,
RW
another thingDougSloan
Jul 12, 2002 6:44 AM
It can very very dry at altitude. Be sure to drink plenty of water the night before and maybe even several times during the night if you wake up. Otherwise, you'll start the ride dehydrated.

Doug
supose to get to 105 in SLC nmPhatMatt
Jul 11, 2002 12:46 PM
a nice 81 in seattle...........nmchopper
Jul 11, 2002 1:15 PM
Rode 70 miles yesterday in Sacramento...BradJackson
Jul 11, 2002 1:54 PM
I commuted into work in the morning, got on the road at 5 am, it was super nice. Got off work at 3 pm, had to get home, by mile 2 my solid ice drinks were not only thawed, but warm. My tires seemed to stick to the asphalt, my average MPH was around 16 :( I had to stop about every 5-6 miles to just pour water on my head and refill my water bottles. It wasn't too bad, but stopping for red lights/stop signs just made it worse. I'm not looking too forward to the Death Ride this year, but hopefully I will be finished by noon, be careful out there everyone.

-Brad
re: Oh man 108 degrees here in Reno, Hot Hot Hot!cp123
Jul 11, 2002 3:52 PM
Its winter here. Today was -7 degrees C. I don't know what that is in farenheit. I had on thermals and 3 layers, gloves, headband, overshoes and the works. It was frosty white everywhere. brrrr! Only about 3 more months of this to look forward to.
I'm gonna pee off the good humor man...Record coldLone Gunman
Jul 11, 2002 5:14 PM
Record cold predicted for W/PA tonight. 40's in July, I love it!!!