April Fools Day but in all seriousness we will be riding at 8am from Darnum. Nilma Shady Creek Road is still be repaired and sections are in an unsealed state. This being the case we’ll give this section a miss and ride straight up to Shady Creek before heading to Yarragon along Yarragon Shady Creek Road.
Weather? It is getting a little cooler these days however tomorrow promises to be reasonable tomorrow morning. Predicted to be partly cloudy with patchy fog about the ranges in the early morning. High (70%) chance of showers near Wilsons Promontory, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h turning southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.
Baw Baw Classic volunteers are urgently needed. Please register your interest by ringing Karin Jones on 0408375238.
Tomorrows ride from tarragon (last Saturday of March) signifies we have reached a quarter of the calendar year. being the last Saturday of the month we start from Yarragon departing at 8am.
Weather – should be cool and hopefully dry and not too windy. BOM predicts: Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the early morning. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light before dawn. Overnight temperatures falling to between 11 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 22 to 27.
The annual Baw Baw Classic is on again on Sunday 9 April 2017. This is a well regarded cycle race event attracting local, interstate and overseas riders. As with previous years the success of this event is heavily dependent on volunteers for point duty, marshalling, registration and being lead and spares vehicles.
Show your support by registering your interest with Karin Jones (event organiser) on 0408375238. Your support will be really appreciated.
Hmm… easterly winds continue after a coupe of respite days. Apart from the winds the morning is forecast to be dry. Darnum departing at 8 am.
There will be sunny patched with patchy fog about the ranges in the early morning. Winds easterly 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.
There have been requests for a ride tomorrow – Labour day. This being the case a ride from Drouin departing from the car park next to the Drouin Bowling Club.at 8am is planned. The ride will be to Labertouch and back.
Weather? Predicyed to be partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. Light winds (this will be a relief from the string easterly winds we’ve been battered with) becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.
We’ve had ideal but windy riding weather over the last week. The forecast for Saturday suggests Saturday morning’s weather would be dry light winds before the damp sets in later in the day. 8am depart from Darnum.
Saturday will be partly cloudy with slight (30%) chance of a shower in the late afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 14 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29
March is chronologically the start of autumn. Mmm, it might be a little windy tomorrow being an easterly wind but we’ll ride nevertheless. It’s back to Darnum departing at 8am. Nilma Shady creek Road is still being repaired further north of the Sthurs Road intersection. Given this is the case suggest two options:
- riding to the Yarragon Shady Creek Road intersection and heading back to Yarragon and riding around the Cloverlea area and back to Darnum or
- Riding unto Old Sale Road and returning to Yarragon and then back to Darnum.
The forecast is for a cloudy day. The chance of morning fog about the ranges. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. Winds easterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 27.