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Old    Steven Hahn (solo)      Join Date: Oct 2001       12-09-2008, 7:26 AM Reply   
How do you guys ride in this during the winter? I'm freezing my arse off!
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       12-09-2008, 7:26 AM Reply   
wuss
Old    Steven Hahn (solo)      Join Date: Oct 2001       12-09-2008, 7:32 AM Reply   
It's like 45 degrees here.
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       12-09-2008, 7:34 AM Reply   
it's also 730 in the morning. people up there don't ride until 10 or so. by then, it'll be a toasty 55 degrees.
Old    J Jakober (jjakober)      Join Date: Apr 2002       12-09-2008, 7:37 AM Reply   
Come on guys, if it isn't snowing, it isn't cold!
Old    Tickle (showtime)      Join Date: Nov 2005       12-09-2008, 7:40 AM Reply   
it was 19 in NC yesterday morning ansd 26 this morn....

(Message edited by showtime on December 09, 2008)
Old    Sinko (sinkoumn)      Join Date: Jan 2007       12-09-2008, 7:52 AM Reply   
I hate you
Old    Nick Tomsyck (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       12-09-2008, 7:56 AM Reply   
We just got another 7" of snow last night.... on top of the 4 we had.... The lakes have been frozen long enough for cars to drive on them.... I don't want to hear about it.
Old    Jarrod Corby (showmedonttellme)      Join Date: Mar 2008       12-09-2008, 8:07 AM Reply   
I just got cold Steven!! Really though it was 55 degrees two weekends ago. Now if it would just rain so we can get some snow.
Old    Elizabeth LaMarca (lizzyb)      Join Date: Sep 2005       12-09-2008, 8:43 AM Reply   
It was 34 this morning at 8am on my drive to work and it's supposed to be a high of around 49. It's pretty cold.
Old    Josh (romes)      Join Date: Sep 2006       12-09-2008, 9:40 AM Reply   
at least its not effing foggy..
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       12-09-2008, 9:45 AM Reply   
"Come on guys, if it isn't snowing, it isn't cold!"

If there was any moisture, it would be snowing. Unfortunately, we've been dry here.
Old    Linda Payton (wakebrdmom)      Join Date: Mar 2006       12-09-2008, 10:23 AM Reply   
"at least its not effing foggy.."

Really??? I can't see the end of my street. Foggy here for at least a week. Sun has broken thru twice! Just got back from Brentwood and the sun is out there. This weather sucks, just rain at least so we can get some snow.
Old    Elizabeth LaMarca (lizzyb)      Join Date: Sep 2005       12-09-2008, 10:31 AM Reply   
Yeah, it's extremely foggy here too - we can barely see a few car lengths away. I don't think we've seen the sun in a week.
Old    Josh Cushman (jcush313)      Join Date: Jun 2008       12-09-2008, 10:45 AM Reply   
its 20 in nebraska with 35 mph winds. sucks. im moving to mexico or fla!
Old    chet lievre (chetmaherwakecom)      Join Date: Nov 2007       12-09-2008, 11:02 AM Reply   
At least the water is flat
Old    Josh (romes)      Join Date: Sep 2006       12-09-2008, 11:04 AM Reply   
haha you been our lately chet?
Old    Andy Nintzel (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004       12-09-2008, 11:07 AM Reply   
DONT TALK TO ME ABOUT COLD! ITS 7, yeah I said 7, in Minnsota Right now.
Old    Josh (romes)      Join Date: Sep 2006       12-09-2008, 11:09 AM Reply   
haha. i sure dont miss those midwest winters. i do miss having snow already tho. UGGGHHH
Old    Peter T (deltawake)      Join Date: Sep 2004       12-09-2008, 11:46 AM Reply   
Hahn- Where are you? If you're around Friday and want a pull, we have dry suits to fit all. Should be a few degrees warmer too. Went out Sunday. It was pretty cold due to the dampness.
Old    Peter T (deltawake)      Join Date: Sep 2004       12-09-2008, 11:50 AM Reply   
BTW- when I left the house today at 5:00, my car was hard iced up. Not just a little frost. That's in Disco Bay. I think there's supposed to be an Arctic air mass coming down our way.
Old    Peter T (deltawake)      Join Date: Sep 2004       12-09-2008, 11:52 AM Reply   
"DONT TALK TO ME ABOUT COLD! ITS 7, yeah I said 7, in Minnsota Right now."

Froze the "e" right out of Minnesota!
Old    Taylor Jensen (wakeboardertj)      Join Date: May 2005       12-09-2008, 12:45 PM Reply   
i hate the cold, i love snowboarding but i'll take wakeboarding hands down. I just watched the butter effect last night and it was downright depressing, especially since a lot of it is filmed at my home lake

at least the fog was gone today, finally some sunshine!
Old     (fatsac)      Join Date: Jun 2004       12-09-2008, 12:57 PM Reply   
Witches t-t in a brass bra this morning. I couldn't believe the truck read 32 in Roseville. Fingers crossed for rain though...I saw something online about precipitation early next week.
Old    mendo247            12-09-2008, 1:13 PM Reply   
Up here in the real "NorCal" my temp gauge was showing upper 20's last night..

Hope my block didnt crack!

Might actually get some rain next week!!!!
Old    Steven Hahn (solo)      Join Date: Oct 2001       12-09-2008, 2:57 PM Reply   
Peter, sorry I didn't contact you or Chuck but it was a last minute work trip and I'm already at the airport headed back to sunny warm 75 degree Scottsdale! I don't think I could ride in this cold weather even with a dry suit. I'm too much of a wuss like Joe said.

Happy holidays to you and your family.
Old    Josh (romes)      Join Date: Sep 2006       12-09-2008, 3:14 PM Reply   
we need about 3 months of artic air mass and precipitation to get some snow and fill up these damn lakes & reservoires.
Old    malibu (malibuboats4)      Join Date: Sep 2008       12-09-2008, 3:27 PM Reply   
75 in the morning... suppose to be in the teens tonight... i love texas!!!
Old    Tim B (nvboarder)      Join Date: Nov 2005       12-09-2008, 4:56 PM Reply   
If the water isn't frozen, it's not to cold. We went out Sunday up near Auburn Ca. We broke the 100 degree rule, but it was fun. No one out but acouple fishermen and us.
Old    Taylor Jensen (wakeboardertj)      Join Date: May 2005       12-09-2008, 5:31 PM Reply   
tim, rollins? or clementine

its been getting damn cold at night in chico. i wouldn't complain if it would at least bring us snow
Old    malibu (malibuboats4)      Join Date: Sep 2008       12-09-2008, 6:05 PM Reply   
and nows it snowing... what a crazy day for weather
Old    chet lievre (chetmaherwakecom)      Join Date: Nov 2007       12-09-2008, 6:50 PM Reply   
Havn't missed a beat dog it hasn't been this money in a while its just cold
Old    Cliff Griffin (seattle)      Join Date: Mar 2002       12-09-2008, 6:54 PM Reply   
What have you become Hahn?

If you were in front of me, I'd slap ya for posting this.

39 air and 49 water last Saturday. Back in the day you'd have been right there with us.
Old    59yroldkid            12-09-2008, 7:00 PM Reply   
(Actually, I'm 60). I paid for a commercial pull on Anderson last Sunday, and in my drysuit it could have just as well been July. If I were 10 years younger, I'd have trunked it. It was not all fun and games, though; I fell and blew out my left eardrum.

My ent Dr. cleared me today to continue wakeboarding using ear protection, so I expect to be out there again this weekend. I'm hoping to mooch a noncommercial ride, but if I have to pay again this weekend, I'm ready to do it.

I've seen my share of cold weather, but so far, I haven't seen it in NorCal. If you don't drive for the first 5 miles of the day on square tires, it isn't cold!
Old    Tim B (nvboarder)      Join Date: Nov 2005       12-10-2008, 5:33 PM Reply   
Taylor we went to Clementine
Old    Becky Carter (beckycarter)      Join Date: Oct 2008       12-11-2008, 3:25 PM Reply   
Yes, we have to put up with the cold here in Nor Cal during the "off-seasonms", but hey... Isn't the epic glassy water worth it all? Throw on a wetsuit or drysuit, man! It's not all THAT bad. Not everyone can enjoy nice weather all year long.
Old    Hey, You scratched my anchor! (bftskir)      Join Date: Jan 2004       12-11-2008, 5:17 PM Reply   
Just to slap us Californians with a dose of reality...what real cold is, check out my thread on Freeze for Life, thats some cold there and it did not stop many from going out.

heres a link
http://www.barefootcentral.com/2008_Freeze4Life.htm

hhahahah, I've been using my drysuit since it got down to 60!
Old    Ron (dcranium)      Join Date: Mar 2006       12-12-2008, 6:00 PM Reply   
that's another reason I moved to Florida! No end of season, the Gulf is down to a chilly 68 degrees.
Old    Becky Carter (beckycarter)      Join Date: Oct 2008       12-12-2008, 8:20 PM Reply   
Lucky you, Ron! I'd definitely wanna be in your shoes right now.
Old    Taylor Jensen (wakeboardertj)      Join Date: May 2005       12-12-2008, 8:30 PM Reply   
looking forward to getting some snow at my house tomorrow night. And snow in the mountains!
Old    Hey, You scratched my anchor! (bftskir)      Join Date: Jan 2004       12-12-2008, 9:02 PM Reply   
looks like we may get walloped from the gulf of alaska, when those "popcorn clouds" come down here its gonna be buttcold. they expect 2 feet plus of snow in the mtns....I'm dreaming of a white Christmas
Old    Randy Scagliotti (wakedad33)      Join Date: Oct 2005       12-12-2008, 9:39 PM Reply   
Just shot this 5 minutes ago, 18 degrees & a foot more of this expected tonight

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Old    Elizabeth LaMarca (lizzyb)      Join Date: Sep 2005       12-12-2008, 9:53 PM Reply   
The news just said snow tonight as low as 500 feet!
Old    Becky Carter (beckycarter)      Join Date: Oct 2008       12-15-2008, 4:31 PM Reply   
Its nuts!! But... I can't complain... we need the rain/snow
Old    Ron (dcranium)      Join Date: Mar 2006       12-15-2008, 6:52 PM Reply   
after toughing out the cold, dirty delta early spring or late october the last few years, it's sad that I think the water here in s.w. florida is cold or the upper 70's temps here this past weekend are almost too cold to ride (what a wuss I'm turning into...)
Old    Wes Fischer (wesley_is_wake)      Join Date: Jun 2007       12-15-2008, 9:59 PM Reply   
Temperature check in Illinois right now..4.. without wind chill and still dropping. Supposed to be negative by the morning. I blame Blagojevich
Old    Peter_C (peter_c)      Join Date: Sep 2001       12-15-2008, 10:39 PM Reply   
We live within 50 feet of sea level in the North Bay and just walked out to take out the trash...the rain water on top of the trash cans was already frozen. It will probably hit the mid 20's tonight.

I am dreaming of a sunny warm Christmas with margaritas on the beach and 79 degree water. Friday can not come soon enough
Old    Trapper (canucked)      Join Date: Jun 2007       12-16-2008, 8:06 AM Reply   
yesterday it was -42 here with the wind chill

FTW
Old    Jason Shehan (norcalbordr)      Join Date: Feb 2006       12-16-2008, 12:49 PM Reply   
^^^^^Are you fricking kidding? It was 38 this morning when I left for work and I'm still freezing my a$$ off. Its up in the 50's now that the rain has stopped. I could never live in the Northeast or Canada
Old    David Bell (dabell)      Join Date: Apr 2007       12-16-2008, 1:39 PM Reply   
hahaha

Sacramento should get to 29 degrees tonight. :-(
Old    thebiggmann            12-18-2008, 6:29 PM Reply   
Honestly... Keep bitching about the cold in CA and I will come out there and power turn on every inch of glass i can find! I live in Northern WI and it's 3 degrees right now! I would punch a baby to be in Cali.
Old    David Christman (lfrider92)      Join Date: Sep 2008       12-18-2008, 6:36 PM Reply   
tyler, ill put my sister up!! hahah
Old    John (stoked_32)      Join Date: Aug 2007       12-19-2008, 10:19 AM Reply   
We're gettin it here in Los Angeles too.. picture was taken at my work parking lot yesterday. That hill is about a 15-20 minute drive to give you an idea...

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With that being said.. Anyone riding this weekend? I really need a pull anywhere in the greater LA area... id drive an hour or two if I have to.
Old    Elizabeth LaMarca (lizzyb)      Join Date: Sep 2005       12-19-2008, 10:22 AM Reply   
Tyler - There is a reason we live in California and pay ridiculous prices for everything.
Old    C.I.E..... Evan (guido)      Join Date: Jul 2002       12-19-2008, 10:29 AM Reply   
Brrrr... I made the rule a couple years ago that I don't ride from December to Febuary. If the air and water don't add to 100 degrees, then I'm out. Water in the 40's and air in the 40's is a cold combo, IMO. I'd rather be on the mountain in those conditions.

It's been pretty chilly in Cali lately. At least chilly by our standards. It was 28 when I left for work yesterday morning. There's still a nice coating of snow on the hills around my house.
Old    Wes Fischer (wesley_is_wake)      Join Date: Jun 2007       12-19-2008, 11:36 AM Reply   
I haven't ridden since September :-(
This was 30 minutes ago-
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Old    Hey, You scratched my anchor! (bftskir)      Join Date: Jan 2004       12-19-2008, 7:00 PM Reply   
Here it comes California...the Pineapple Express.
Warm wet air from the Pacific collides with cold Alaskan air mass coming down from the gulf of Alaska to HOSE California.

Batton down the hatches.

Expecting up to 4 inches rain in the great central valley and as much as 15 inches of rain in the Sierra foothills on Christmas Day.
If you know about the snow in the Sierra that could come out to 15 FEET in the high elevations...100mph winds....I love it!

hope the weather service delivers!
Old    Taylor Jensen (wakeboardertj)      Join Date: May 2005       12-19-2008, 8:00 PM Reply   
hopefully it will be an epic snow season!!!

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