29 January 2022 Ride

After several hot and humid days the forecast for tomorrow unfortunately is for a damp and windy morning. Let’s think positively – there might be a chance, as we have experienced several times before, when a window presents itself for us have our ride. Come for all weather eventualities. We can revert to having coffee and a chinwag if the weather does not allow.

It’s the last Saturday of January so we start from Yarragon (parking lot at rear of shops) departing at 8am.

The BOM forecast says it will be humid, cloudy with very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible in the west. Winds south to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

22 January 2022 Ride

After several hot day and windy days tomorrow is forecast to be mild with light wind. It should be perfect for a pleasant group ride. 8am depart from Darnum. Please have your rear lights on and ride looking out for each other.

The chance of fog in the early morning is predicted followed by a sunny day. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light early in the morning then becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 15 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 30.

15 January 2022 Ride

Hmmm…… recent ever changing weather. Hot and humid one day followed by wet windy weather the next. Tomorrow although forecast to be a little wet the temperature looks like being mild and not too windy. Hopefully it will hold our for our ride. 8am start rom Darnum.

Forecast to be cloudy with medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

8 January 2022 Ride

Trust you are all keeping safe and well especially with the recent escalation of Omicron infections. Some of us have had to isolate recently. Fortunately nothing too serious.

We have been experiencing fickle weather lately. It has been hot humid and even wet at times. Tomorrow is forecast to be damp to wet with a south westerly wind. Ride departs at 8am from Darnum. We might have to revert to having coffee and ‘chewing the fat’ at the Darnum General Store should the weather not want to pay ball. Come prepared for all weather eventualities.

Tomorrow’s forecast is for a partly cloudy day with a high (70%) chance of showers about the ranges, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25

1 January 2022 – New Year Ride

Trust you all had a very Merry Christmas and are looking forward to working off the Christmas cheer. Our first ride for the year will be very hot so slip slop and slap will be order of the day. It will an 8am start from Darnum.Please come prepared for a hot ride. Be hydrated and keep hydrating during the ride. In the meantime have a Safe and Happy New Year.

It will be hot and mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the ranges in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 37.

PS: Ian is in isolation for the next few days so will not be able to join you on this ride.

25 December 2021 (Christmas!)

It’s not only the last Saturday of December and the year but is Christmas tomorrow! Needless to say that the ride if you are available will be from Yarragon. Ride safely in your groups.

Merry Christmas all. Trust you will be enjoying the festivities, food and drinks while catching up with family and friends.

Christmas day will be partly cloudy with medium (40%) chance of showers or thunderstorms about the ranges in the afternoon and early evening. Light winds becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then tending southeast to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to around 12 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 27.

18 December 2021 Pre Christmas Ride

Well summer has suddenly realised it has arrived! Warm start becoming hot my mud morning. Darnum depart at 8am. UV levels will be high so slip, slip, slap will be the order of the day.

Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening, with gusty winds about the ranges. Winds northwest to northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending north to northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h in the morning then turning west to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 33.

11 December 2021 Christmas Ride

Hi All, the weather tomorrow is forecast to be mild so it will be perfect for a Christmas ride. Come in something Christmasy to celebrate and mark a safe year for all of us.

We will start at 8am from Darnum but ride in the opposite direction of our usual course. Back to the Darnum Store for a Christmas catch up.

It will be cloudy. with winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h tending east to southeasterly during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 20.

4 December 2021

Changing weather over the past day or so but tomorrow will be a little cooler than it has been. Hopefully will be ok for a ride. 8am depart from Darnum it is.

Saturday will be partly cloudy with medium (50%) chance of light showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending south to southwesterly in the early afternoon then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 19.

For those who know Rob ‘Monkey’ Monk, who passed away last week, the cycling club will be holding a memorial service at the Warragul Cycling Club’s velodrome clubrooms at 2pm tomorrow. All welcome.

27 November 2021 Ride

Changeable weather predicted but with predicted mild in temperature hopefully allowing to have a good ride.

Last Saturday of November so it will be our Westbury ride starting from Yarragon at 8am. Ian will be away and will be an apology. Ride safely looking after each other along the way.

It is forecast to be cloudy with high (70%) chance of showers about the ranges, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h turning easterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning and afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.