24 October 2020 Ride

Hmmm…, we’ve had variable weather for the last few days. Tomorrow morning’s forecast says the wet and snowy weather will be later in the afternoon. So with this forecast there will be a ride from Darnum setting off at 8am. Rug up incase the forecast is not quite right.

It is forecast to be cloudy with very high (95%) chance of rain, with heavy falls possible, tending to showers in the afternoon. Snow falling above 1300 metres late. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning and afternoon, possibly severe with damaging winds and heavy rain which may lead to flash flooding. Winds southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 17.

17 October 2020 Ride

Mild temperature forecast for tomorrow but the chances are that it will be quite wet in the morning. Need to rug with wet weather gear if you intend to ride. Yes, its Darnum setting off at 8am. Rock up and see what the weather presents. Coffee if it is too wet to ride.

Forecast to be cloudy with very high (95%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon, possibly severe with damaging winds and large hail in the afternoon and early evening. Possible heavy falls in the afternoon and early evening. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h shifting westerly in the late morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to around 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 21.

10 October 2020 Ride

La Ninia is certainly with us starting with wetter than expected rain falling over the last week or so. It will be with us for the foreseeable future. The light in the tunnel is the forecast for it not to be raining tomorrow morning. Let’s take advantage of this window and have our ride from Darnum departing at 8am.

The forecast is for a partly cloudy day with medium (40%) chance of showers in the west, most likely in the afternoon and early evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of morning fog near Wilsons Promontory. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning and afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 9 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 21.

3 October 2020 Ride

Easing Covid19 restrictions coupled with a gusty winds in the morning tomorrow will make it pleasant but a challenging ride. Start at 8am s usual  from Darnum.

Ian will unfortunately not be joining you as he has been invited to spend the day on a boat. Have a safe ride looking after each other.

It will be sunny with strong winds north to northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 23 to 30.

26 September 2020 Ride

After an almost perfect start to Spring and the easing of the Covid 19 restrictions last week end tomorrow is forecast to be cold we and windy. It’s also the last day of September for a Yarragon start venue. The dire weather forecast makes it a  difficult call as to whether to call off the ride or not. Nevertheless Ian will be there at 8am hoping to put in a few kays should there be a  small opening to ride. If not a quick coffee will suffice.

It will be cloudy with a  high (80%) chance of showers, with possible hail in the morning. Snow falling above 700 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending west to southwesterly 25 to 40 km/h during the morning then becoming westerly 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 13.

19 September 2020 Ride – easing of Level 3 restrictions

Yes, things are looking up on two fronts! Level 3 restrictions have been eased where we are now allowed to ride in groups of 10. Spring has certainly sprung. Tomorrow’s weather  is forecast to be mild and humid which will be perfect for angled ride.

Let’s celebrate by meeting up as a group to ride tomorrow. It will be from Darnum starting at 8am.

It will be humid and partly cloudy with areas of morning fog. Medium (40%) chance of rain at night. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending northeast to southeasterly in the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to around 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 25.

12 September 2020 Ride

We’ve had a variable weather over the last few days from cold to mild and then windy. Tomorrow is forecast to be damp in the morning with rain later in the morning. We might have a window where we could ride. Looking positivitaly let’s have a go to ride at Darnum at 8am.

Please observe social distancing as it has been notice by the public some riders are riding in tight bunches and also having coffee in large groups.during. I sincerely hope we are not the ones during the wrong things.

As usual it will be cloudy with very high (95%) chance of rain, most likely from the late morning. Winds north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h tending west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 6 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 17.

5 September 2020 Ride – 9am Darnum

Level 3 restrictions still apply however we are able to ride in pairs observing social distances between ride pairs. Lets hope restrictions will be eased in a weeks time. It will be wet overnight however it will be relatively dry and mild in the morning. How about a loose group ride starting at 9am from Darnum. Some of us are intending to ride.

Please observe social distancing during our after ride coffee session.

It will be partly cloudy with a high (70%) chance of showers in the west, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1400 metres in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm near Wilsons Promontory in the early morning. Winds northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending westerly early in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 4 and 8 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 17.

29 August 2020 Ride

The year has plodded on to the point we are now on the door step of Spring.  The weather tomorrow promises to be mild and dry. By the way, it will be the last Saturday of the month. Although we are still subject to Level 3 restrictions some of us will  be riding in pairs  from Yarragon starting at a later time of 9am.

It will be sunny with winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 21.

22 August 2020 Ride – suspended

We are on a positive downward trend with 179 new Covid19 infections and nine deaths announced today. We are however still in a Level 3 restrictions situation. This means we are only able to ride in pairs observing social distancing on and off the bike.

I guess we all are looking forward to things returning to normal, whatever the new normal will be.

The forecast for Saturday doesn’t look promising with cold winds and rain in the morning. Rug up if you still decide to ride.

Forecast to be cloudy with very high (95%) chance of showers. Snow above 500 metres. The chance of thunderstorms. Gusty winds and possible hail. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h turning westerly in the morning then decreasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 5 and 11.