11 July 2020 Ride

Hmm… the second Covid19 wave is increasing dramatically but thankfully we in Baw Baw Shire has been spared from any recent infections. Lets hope there will not be any infections here.

Forecast for tomorrow’s weather has been changed slightly to a foggy morning with rains later in the afternoon. So it a ride from Darnum setting off at 8am.

It will be cloudy tomorrow with patchy morning fog. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Snow level around 1600 metres in the morning lowering to 1400 metres at night. The chance of a thunderstorm, with possible small hail in the afternoon and evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to around 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 14.

 

4 July 2020 Ride

Not too sure what the weather will really be like tomorrow as the forecast suggests a foggy start with rain later in the morning. We might still ride so long as it is not raining at the start. This would mean we need to rug up appropriately. Apart from this have your batteries charged and light on for the ride.

BOM forecasts a patchy morning fog in the west. It will be cloudy with a high (80%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. Snow falling above 900 metres, rising to 1500 metres during the day. Possible hail in the early morning. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 13.

27 June 2020 Ride

Cool but fine weather is forecast for tomorrow’s ride. It’s the last Saturday of the month so we start from Yarragon leaving at 8am. Please have your lights on for the ride and ride as a cohesive group looking out for each other.

It will be partly cloudy with areas of fog and frost in the morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower near Wilsons Promontory, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 14.

20 June 2020 Ride

Theres speculation there might be a second Covid19 spike which could halt further easing of restrictions. We will still plan to ride from Darnum setting off at 8am. Hopefully it will not be too damp as forecast. Nevertheless be  prepared for a cold wet ride.

It is forecast to be cloudy with very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the morning. Snow falling above 1400 metres later. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 17.

13 June 2020 Ride

It will be cold to almost freezing tomorrow however on the brighter side it is forecast to be dry. So rug up for the ride where we will be starting in Darnum leaving at 8am.

It may be  a bit foggy so please have your lights both front and rear on. Have something warm of the after ride coffee and chin wag.

Saturday will be coming cloudy. Areas of frost and the chance of fog in the morning. Medium (50%) chance of showers at night. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 17.

6 June 2020 Ride

The weather tomorrow morning  is going to be fine but freezing – hey, it’s winter! We’ll just have to rug up appropriately. Yes. it’s back to Darnum where we will depart at 8am.

It will be mostly cloudy with areas of morning frost about the ranges. High (80%) chance of showers near Wilsons Promontory, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1300 metres. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 14.

30 May 2020 Ride – Yarragon

As autumn gives way to winter and it promises to give us good weather with light winds for our last Saturday of the month ride. Yes, its 8am from Yarragon. It will be foggy so please have your batteries charged and lights on.

As with previous Saturday rides we will have our after ride coffees at Foggygobbles. have something warm for this after ride chin wag.

Saturday will be a patchy morning fog followed by a mostly sunny day with light winds becoming northerly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 18.

23 May 2020 Ride

Paring back of restrictions still remains the same where we still need to ride in  than bunches of not more than ten like we did last Saturday.  Rug up as it will be cool tomorrow with little change of rain.

It’s Darnum again setting off at 8am. Please have your batteries charged and lights especially your rear lights for the ride.

As with last week bring along something warm for coffee after as we still have to have to have our coffees outside.

There will be areas of morning fog and patchy frost in the north, then a cloudy day. Medium (50%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming south to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 15.

16 May 2020 – resumption of ride

Trust you are all well and have been handling the recent restrictions without too much hassel fitting a ride or three along the way.

“Chairman Andrews” has now relaxed the Victorian Covid19 19 restrictions where can now ride, still observing social distancing, in groups up to 10 riders. We will have to split into two or more groups should there be more than 10 riders.

Weather for this Saturday all be it being cool promises to be quite perfect for us to resume our normal Saturday group ride. Please not we will have to takeaway our coffees. We could mingle in the carpark and around the nature strip table and bench. Bring along a warm coat to keep warm for coffee. Look forward to catching up with you all on Saturday.

Venue is Darnum setting off at 8am. Please have your batteries charged and lights on for the ride.

It will be a patchy morning fog on Saturday. It is forecast to be a sunny day with light winds becoming northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.

2 May 2020 Ride (suspended)

Aa much as we would like to meet for a ride the COVID restrictions precludes us from doing so but allows groups of two to ride. In any case the weather tomorrow however will not be conducive for a ride with cold wet and windy weather predicted.

The curve is such there is talk about lifting certain restrictions. Let’s see what will transpire in the following weeks. In the mean time stay safe. Hope you are all well and looking forward to our usual group rides.

Saturday is forecast to be mostly cloudy with very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. Snow falling above 1100 metres. Gusty winds. Heavy falls possible in the west. Winds westerly 35 to 50 km/h with stronger squalls, particularly near the coast and about the ranges. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 13.