17 August 2019 Ride

Cold and wet today and it is forecasted to be the same on Sunday. Tomorrow (Saturday)however is predicted to be fine but a little cool to cold. Fine weather means good riding weather. Rug up. Darnum it is departing at 8am.

It will be sunny with areas of morning frost. Light winds becoming east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then tending northwest to northeasterly in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 3 with daytime temperatures reaching between 12 and 1

10 August 2019

We are experiencing a polar blast which is predicted for tomorrow and is to last for the next few days. Nevertheless Ian will be prepared and in Darnum for an 8am departure – weather permitting.

Saturday will be cloudy with very high (90%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 500 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Possible hail. Winds west to northwesterly 20 to 30 km/h tending west to southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon then decreasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 5 and 11

3 August 2019 Ride

Foggy morning before predicted rain later in the day. Lets make most use of the better weather in the morning. Rug up as it will be cool in the morning. Batteries charged please and lights on when we depart from Darnum at 8am.

It will be cloudy with areas of frost and patchy fog about the ranges in the morning. Very high (90%) chance of showers in the west, medium (50%) chance elsewhere, most likely during the afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 1500 metres. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 30 km/h before turning southwesterly 15 to 25 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 8.

Please support Keirsten Olivia’s Place Gala night. (17 August 2019) A table has been organised and we are looking to fill it.

Olivia’s Place Gala Dinner & Charity Auction Night

Kirsten invites our riding community to support their Olivia’s Place Gala Dinner & Charity Auction Night. It will be at Lardner Park starting at 6:30pm on Saturday 17 August 2019.

Olivia’s Place is a local non profit organisation doing much needed good work in our community. Their existence, operation and service depends highly on sponsorships and donations. Team DSR is attempting to field a table. It would be great to show our support by attending.

Contact Kirsten (0402 220 445) or https://oliviasplace.org.au/gala for tickets. $100 per person for a table of ten or $110 for individuals.

27 July 2019 Ride

The year is whizzing by and we are halfway through the calendar year. This means for the next six months the days will be longer and hopefully riding weather will improve.

Now back to the present. It’s the last Saturday of July so we will start from Yarragon departing at 8am. It will be cold so rug up. Ride in a safe manner as part of a cohesive group.

There will be areas of morning fog and cloudy and a forecasted medium (50%) chance of showers. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Light winds becoming west to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 15.

20 July 2019 Ride

The days are starting to get a little longer with each passing day. Weather for tomorrow is forecast to be dry, at least for the morning of our ride. Darnum it is departing at 8am as usual. Batteries charged and light on please.

Saturday will be mostly sunny. Light winds becoming north to northeasterly 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending north to northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 11 and 18

13 July 2019 Ride

Hmm… forecast fro some wet windy ,cold weather for our ride tomorrow. Definitely rug up for a damp ride. Darnum departing at 8am for those wanting to brave the weather.

Forecast to be cloudy. with a very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 600 metres. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Possible hail. Winds westerly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 4 and 11

6 July 2019 Ride

Possible fog and frost forecast for the morning tomorrow. This means that although it will be cold (rug up!) it bodes well for good riding weather. Depart from Darnum at 8am. Batteries charges and lights on for the ride please.

Saturday is predicted to be partly cloudy with areas of morning frost about the ranges. Patchy morning fog. The chance of fog at night. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 13 and 18.

29 June 2019 Ride

The year is whizzing by. The we are on the better side of the winter solstice (days will become longer from now). Great weather over the last several days. It is forecast not to last hopefully it won’t crack up until the afternoon. This means we will be able to slip in a ride in the morning.

It is the last Saturday of the month so we will start from Yarragon (rear car park) departing at 8am. It will be cool so rug up.

Saturday is forecast to be partly cloudy with a very high (90%) chance of rain, most likely in the late afternoon and evening. Snow falling above 1100 metres at night. Winds north to northeasterly 25 to 40 km/h turning northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 11 with daytime temperatures reaching between 10 and 19.

 

22 June 2019 Ride

Firstly, apologies for not having this note up in time. I’ll do better next time.

It looks like it will be frosty tomorrow so rug up to be comfortable. As with all of our rides please have your rear lights on for safety. Depart from Darnum at 8am.

Forecast if for Saturday to be partly cloudy with areas of fog and frost in the morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the late morning and afternoon. Showers falling as snow above 900 metres. The chance of fog in the evening. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 14