An excellent article from Sound Rider busting common myths about hot weather riding
“Myth #3: When it’s really hot strip down to shorts and a sleeveless t-shirt”
You see it all the time, but this is a faster route to dehydration and sun stroke than number two, not to mention sun damage to your skin which you may have to deal with later in life at the skin cancer center. Keep as much of your skin covered when you ride to reduce sun damage and road rash and help stay cool. Some may ask – “How can that be?” …… Keep reading.