17 February 2024 Ride

Please note, we are transitioning to a WhatsApp platform. This Blog will be run for another couple of months along side of our DSR Rides WhatsApp. If your contact details were known to Ian, you may have already been added to the group.  If not, please click on this link and you will be invited to join the group.  Add me to Team DSR

Ride from Darnum leaving at 8am. There is a request to have last Saturday of the month ride to alternate between Yarragon and Jindivick (we have ridden the Jindivick course a couple of times recently. I will post details on the site and our Team DSR Rides WhatsApp.

Ian will be away in Melbourne so will not be able to join you on the ride.

Partly cloudy. The chance of fog in the early morning. Slight chance of a shower about the ranges. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming southeast to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

14 February Ride

Mild weather with only light winds tomorrow. It’s also the Chinese Lunar New Year – the year of the Dragon! We will be riding from Darnum tomorrow leaving at 8am.

Some of our DSR riders participated in the Alan Hawkswell memorial ride to mark a year since he unfortunately passed away while riding with the Friday Gravel group. It was a touching occasion gathering at the location where he passed. We all rode to Yarragon and shared a pub lunch.

Please note, we are transitioning to a WhatsApp platform. This Blog will be run for another couple of months along side of our DSR Rides WhatsApp. If your contact details were known to Ian, you may have already been added to the group.  If not, please click on this link and you will be invited to join the group.  Add me to Team DSR

3 February 2024 Ride

Great riding weather for tomorrow so let’s make most of it while it lasts. Leave from Darnum at 8am. Please keep off the road when stopped as motorist take a dim view of our behaviour when ever we stop.

It will be sunny with light winds becoming northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching 25 to 31.

Please note, we are transitioning to a WhatsApp platform. This Blog will be run for another couple of months along side of our DSR Rides WhatsApp.

If your contact details were known to Ian, you may have already been added to the group.  If not, please click on this link and you will be invited to join the group.  Add me to Team DSR

27 January 2024 Ride – Yarragon

Fickle and particularly windy weather over the last few days. Tomorrow will be cool at the start but will warm up later in the morning. It’s the last Saturday of January so our start location will be from Yarragon. prepare to leave at 8am.

Partly cloudy tomorrow. Medium chance of showers in the southwest, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 24.

Please note, we are transitioning to a WhatsApp platform. This Blog will be run for another couple of months along side of our DSR Rides WhatsApp.

If your contact details were known to Ian, you may have already been added to the group.  If not, please click on this link and you will be invited to join the group.  Add me to Team DSR

20 January 2024 Ride

It’s Darnum again setting of 8am. Ride cohesively as a group and please do not stop and linger on the road way as this evokes angst with some passing drivers.

It will be partly cloudy with a slight chance of a shower near Wilsons Promontory, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

As mentioned before we will be transitioning to WhatsApp os our primary communication tool. This was supposed to be set up however Ian unfortunately lost his mobile recently. Most of his contact details are on the SIM so may not be recoverable should a new mobile and SIM with the same number is purchased.

13 January 2024

Happy New Year All. The weather for tomorrow promises to be a little milder than today. Perfect for a ride. Start in Darnum at 8am, coffee after.

As mentioned before we will be transitioning to a WhatsApp site with the help from Joe. Will update you when the DSR WA site is set up.

Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers about the ranges, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 21 to 26.

30 December 2023 Ride – Yarragon

It’s not only the last Saturday of December but also the last of 2023. As usual our start will be from Yarragon from the carpark at the rear of the shops. Depart at 8am.

Please keep off the roadway (sealed or unsealed) whenever we stop as apart from being safe it is also a courtesy to passing traffic. You’d be supposed as most complaints from motorist centre on this matter.

It’s still the Christmas Season so please come in your Christmas gear!

Let’s enjoy the last of 2023 and welcome in 2024 on Monday. have a Happy and Safe 2024!

Tomorrow will be cloudy. High chance of showers in the west, most likely in the morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h turning southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 20.

23 December 2023 Ride – Jindivick

Christmas Ride Jindivick

Three sleeps to Christmas but before this there will be a pre Christmas ride which Jude has suggested and organised to start tomorrow from the Jindivick Tennis Court carpark at 8:30am. Coffee and a catch up at the Barn Cafe after.

Come in your Christmas ride gear which many of us have.

It will be partly cloudy with medium chance of showers about the ranges, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm about the ranges. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

16 December 2023 Ride

Forecast to be a mild but windy day tomorrow. At least it will not be wet. It will be from Darnum departing at 8am. The Christmas Season is upon us and it would be appropriate to wear our Christmas gear for our Ride tomorrow.

An important message from our Ride Mistress Jude:

Many thanks to Jo and Llydon for all the lovely food and preparation last night (Wednesday Ride Christmas breakup at the Trafalgar Bowling Club). A great introduction to bowling and fun night. Much appreciated by all of us. Also we are organising a Christmas ride. Saturday 23rd at Jindivick starting at 8.30 am for a ‘bow tie’ ride. Meet at tennis court. Coffee opposite in Jindi Cafe now called the Barn Cafe. I have booked outside for 15. Please spread the word with DSR riders and other who may be interested. Ian putting up on blog. All welcome. Cheers Jude.

Tomorrow will bd partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the west, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.