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Old January 13th, 2007, 01:12 PM   #1
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Joanie and I are heading up to the Metreon to see the Titanic exhibit, The weather is cool, but sunny. I had the top down this morning. If you see an ocean blue around Moscone and eventually Union Square, be sure to wave!
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Old January 13th, 2007, 06:11 PM   #2
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Joanie and I are heading up to the Metreon to see the Titanic exhibit, The weather is cool, but sunny. I had the top down this morning. If you see an ocean blue around Moscone and eventually Union Square, be sure to wave!
Nice and sunny but it couldn't have been more than 35 degrees this morning.
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Old January 13th, 2007, 07:21 PM   #3
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Nice and sunny but it couldn't have been more than 35 degrees this morning.
Tricks to top-down driving in the cold:
1. Drive in the city, no more than 35-40mph - don't get on the freeway (or obviously dress appropriately).
2. Wear a hat.
3. Blast heater on.
4. Keep windows up and windstop on.

I've done about topless in the low-mid 30s (once!!! - in Arizona a few months ago), and the key is to keep you head covered and the speed low - otherwise I think you'll pay for it in the days afterwards.

The car interior stays warm - if I raise my hand over the top, even when I'm stopped, it's much colder outside.

Speaking of b**** of steel, I saw a guy on a motorbike today. brrrrrr
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Old January 14th, 2007, 01:07 PM   #4
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Tricks to top-down driving in the cold:
1. Drive in the city, no more than 35-40mph - don't get on the freeway (or obviously dress appropriately).
2. Wear a hat.
3. Blast heater on.
4. Keep windows up and windstop on.

I've done about topless in the low-mid 30s (once!!! - in Arizona a few months ago), and the key is to keep you head covered and the speed low - otherwise I think you'll pay for it in the days afterwards.

The car interior stays warm - if I raise my hand over the top, even when I'm stopped, it's much colder outside.

Speaking of b**** of steel, I saw a guy on a motorbike today. brrrrrr
I do that, as well as turn on the two part heated seats.
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Old January 14th, 2007, 08:50 PM   #5
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We had a great time at the Titanic exhibit. It was amazing and we got to touch a piece of the Titanic, very eerie. We parked on the roof of the Sony Garage and thought this was a perfect shot with my lovely wife, Morgan Fairchild, yeah, that's the ticket!

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Old January 14th, 2007, 08:51 PM   #6
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It was actually 42 degrees, but in the sun, it felt great!
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Old January 16th, 2007, 12:41 AM   #7
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We had a great time at the Titanic exhibit. It was amazing and we got to touch a piece of the Titanic, very eerie. We parked on the roof of the Sony Garage and thought this was a perfect shot with my lovely wife, Morgan Fairchild, yeah, that's the ticket!

Wow, this looks like a great place to photoshoot especially at night...
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Old January 16th, 2007, 09:57 PM   #8
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so when you went in the exhibit, they gave you a bording pass. Did you die or survive???? I went with my wife and 2 boys. 3 of use died and my oldest survived...makes you really appreciate the modern technology we have now, especially for us who usually goes on a cruise every other year. Luckily, we cruise in the warm waters, so no icebergs...
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Old January 17th, 2007, 07:08 AM   #9
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Speaking of b**** of steel, I saw a guy on a motorbike today. brrrrrr[/QUOTE]



I ride a motorcycle at work and we ride right up until the snow comes. We are often out when it's in the low 30's. It's cold but if you dress warm it's not too bad.
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Old January 17th, 2007, 07:57 AM   #10
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We both survived! It is a very interesting exhibit, I would recommend it. They extended it to Jan 28 and if the crowds continue, they will probably extend it again.
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