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Ride hard - hydrate harder - motorcycles


This summer is performance all of the signs of being a hot one. Temps have by now been bass beat the 100's here in the Midwest. With that kind of heat we have to bear in mind that when we are out there riding, we are at it's mercy.

When you're riding the likelihood of get dry and hot is substantially increased. Among the heat and the wind it can exceedingly zap you. This is chiefly true if you are compelling long trips. I know this first hand. A fasten of years ago I went on a ride from St. Louis Mo to Eureka Springs Ar. This was not an exceptionally long ride ( a hardly over 300 miles), but it was hot. I ongoing the day off just fine. Got a good early start with the rest of the group. By lunch time the temps had hit 100 solid and the clamminess was appealing close to the same. We ate lunch and happening out again. For about an hour I was charge up ok, but then I lost the group. They just seemed to vanish on me. I didn't achieve it but it was me who'd got lost. Two more hours of compelling about and one of the guys came up beside me. He later told me I was only going about 20 miles per hour and was wobbling all over the road. Luckily he artificial me to pull over at the next gas location and stop for awhile. That night I was sick as a dog. Couldn't hold any food down, affliction from chills, and brutal cramps.

Bottom line I was anguish from heat stroke and dehydration. Both of which can be deadly on their own. You can only conceive of what could come about on the back of a bike nomadic down the highway.

How can drying out be prevented? Take protective procedures to avoid the detrimental property of dehydration, as well as the following:

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