15 February 2020 Ride

Mild temperature in the morning but it may be a  little damp. Forecast for heavy rain in the afternoon so let’s make the most of it in the morning.

There is a long stretch of road works on Yarragon Shady Creek Road so we will have to take a slightly different course – ride along Darnum Shady Creek Road and on to Sthurs Road, turn right onto Nilma Shady Creek Road to Shady Creek. We then head south on Darnum Shady Creek Road to Little Moe River Road to Yarragon. From there on we follow our usual course to finish in Darnum. Simple.

Forecast to be humid and cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible heavy falls with storms in the afternoon. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting east to southeasterly during the afternoon and evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 20s.

8 February 2020 Ride

Mild, if not a humid and smoky morning for our ride tomorrow. Meet in Darnum for a 8am depart. Please ride safely looking out for each other. batteries charged and light on please.

Humid. Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. Areas of smoke haze. Winds easterly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 13 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 20 to 25.

1 February 2020 Ride

Time has flown. It will be February tomorrow. It will be warm and may be a little damp for our ride but thankfully it will not be as hot as it is today. It’s been crazy hot!

Ride to depart from Darnum at 8am. Come prepared for a damp ride. Hopefully it will be a dry morning.

Saturday is forecast to be hot and humid. Partly cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm with gusty winds and possible hail. Heavy falls possible in the southwest. Winds northwest to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h before dawn then tending northwest to southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 39.

25 January 2020 Ride

Apologies for not posting last weeks ride. Time difference in Thailand slip by me.

Tomorrow’s ride will from Darnum departing at 8am. Forecast for a dry and cool morning, ideal for a pleasant ride. Please ride as a bunch looking out for each other. Ian will still be away but will return mid Sunday.

Patchy fog in the early morning. Partly cloudy. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching the low to high 20s.

11 January 2020 Ride

After a slow start to summer it is definitely here. Large ongoing bush fires across the country are causing havoc with lives and mega property losses. We are lucky not to have this issue this year.

Ride from Darnum starting at 8am. Please ride as a cohesive group looking after each other..

Partly cloudy. Areas of smoke haze about the ranges. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h turning southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.

4 January 2010 Ride

Happy New Year! Trust you ushered in the new year with a blast. While it has been good around here the fires along the eastern board of Oz is not doing too well with  mega destruction and fatalities from bushfires.

Summer has certainly arrived with a vengeance with very hot weather. There will be be a ride from Darnum starting at 8am. Please ride cohesively in a group looking after each other. Ian is away so will not be joining you.

Saturday will be hot with a sunny morning. Areas of smoke haze about the ranges in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall about the ranges in the afternoon and evening. Winds east to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h shifting west to southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h in the morning then becoming southwesterly 20 to 30 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 28 to 38.

28 December 2019 Ride

Merry Christmas all. Trust you have celebrated this occasion  accordingly – not too much food and drink!

Its not only the last Saturday of the month but the last for 2019. As our usual practice we start from Yarragon departing at 8am. Warm weather predicted so it will be ideal for a pleasant ride.

West and South Gippsland area

Hot. Partly cloudy. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 25 km/h tending northwest to southwesterly during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 17 with daytime temperatures reaching 30 to 37.

21 December 2019 Ride

Extreme oscillating weather over the last few days. Freezing and wet one day and boring hot another. Tomorrow is looking like being mild and perfect for a ride. Five sleeps before Christmas! Darnum venue leaving at 8am.

Forecast to be partly cloudy with areas of smoke haze about the ranges in the morning. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the morning and early afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm with little or no rainfall in the morning and early afternoon. Winds westerly 20 to 30 km/h turning southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h during the morning then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 14 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching between 19 and 28.

14 December 2019 Christmas Ride

Summer seems to be eluding us bit over the last couple of weeks. Christmas however is looming – a mere 13 sleeps away. Tomorrow will be a  little damp but we’ ll have a go. Kevin Roberts has organised a Christmas get together after our ride tomorrow.

Several request have been made to have our end of year ride ain Yarragon but arrangements has been made to have it in Darnum. This being the case we will start from Darnum departing at 8am.

It will be mostly cloudy with medium (50%) chance of light showers in the west, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Areas of smoke haze about the ranges. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 9 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 16 and 23.

7 December 2019 Ride

Strong winds is predicted to continue through the weekend. At least it will not be raining (let’s hope!). It will not be as cold as it has been over the last week. Ride from Darnum leaving at 8am. Ride as a cohesive bunch looking out for each other.

Ian is away this weekend so will not be around to join you all.

It will be partly cloudy with westerly winds 25 to 35 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 5 and 10 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 24.

Note: Christmas breakup ride the following Saturday 14 December 2019. It will be after our ride at the Darnum General Store.