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Old 05-16-2013, 10:13 PM
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Though I realize I'm at risk of sounding like a candy @$$ I want to know what you guys consider cold water. We were out yesterday and due to our late spring and copious amounts of rain the water temp was 64. I had on a short sleeve wetsuit and it wasn't bad. The guys with me toughed it out on the first run but they were really cold. Can't wait to hear from the Canadians on this one.
Go into the Grand Canyon in June, July or August and take a dip in the Colorado River. Once you do that, 64 will be bath water. The water that flows in at the Glenn Canyon Dam is about 47F all year long.

In that water, shrinkage is guaranteed.
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Old 05-16-2013, 10:17 PM
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ended last season at 53 and started this one at 57. 3/2 full wetsuit. comfortable. Chicago
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Old 05-16-2013, 10:19 PM
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ended last season at 53 and started this one at 57. 3/2 full wetsuit. comfortable. Chicago
no cold water weenies in southwest chicago or at least I haven't met them
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Old 05-17-2013, 09:32 AM
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cold water riding. can be fun if you have a good crew...
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