Retro Riverloop Raturdays :D

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Postby Dan » Sat Jun 08, 2013 5:11 am

Tin foil helmet cover and all is forgiven ;)
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Postby RobM » Sat Jun 08, 2013 4:51 pm

Great ride today. We got beautiful weather. My shout for coffees next time guys.

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Postby Bah77 » Fri Jun 14, 2013 7:36 pm

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Postby munga » Fri Jun 14, 2013 7:46 pm

what's that?
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Postby munga » Fri Jun 14, 2013 7:49 pm

i'm working this weekend, so it's a good opportunity for everyone to come along and spend the next week telling me how awesome it was and how i missed so many cool bikes etc..

6:30 saturday morning
melbourne hotel
browning st
west end

bonus points for skivvies and pom poms on your footscray/collingwood/parramatta/rabbitohs beanie.
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Postby Wazza » Fri Jun 14, 2013 8:23 pm

munga wrote:i'm working this weekend, so it's a good opportunity for everyone to come along and spend the next week telling me how awesome it was and how i missed so many cool bikes etc...

I'm not waiting that long, I'll tell you tomorrow after the ride.
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Postby Big_Red » Fri Jun 14, 2013 10:54 pm

munga wrote:i'm working this weekend, so it's a good opportunity for everyone to come along and spend the next week telling me how awesome it was and how i missed so many cool bikes etc..


Yeah, about time you got on with doing some work done now that the sun has popped out again, the way the weather has been lately this dry stuff we got today might not last...
Last week i bought some paint & prep stuff in anticipation for doing the gutters at home, but shouldn't have bothered as the rest of the long weekend from the end of the raturday
ride was a total washout.

I'm up for riding anywhere tomorrow, be it another riverloop, a Cootha torture circuit or a Gateway to Wynnum loop/Sandgate. It's forecast to be a cold morning at only 9 deg so
wear something warm. I ordered a jacket & knee warmers from Wiggle during the week, but they aren't likely to arrive before next Saturday, so i hope that the temps don't drop
too much.

Oh Munga, if you haven't sold it already, i'd love to see that Alan sometime, it looks like a very sweet ride.
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Postby munga » Fri Jun 21, 2013 8:31 pm

6:30am saturdays
melbourne hotel,
browning st,
west end

afaik there are still guys riding tomorrow, but brissy to the bay is on sunday, so might be a small gathering.


anyone care to comment on their attendance tomorrow?
i hear that there are some gold coasters interested in coming up, but rain and small numbers might dampen their enthusiasm.
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Postby Wazza » Fri Jun 21, 2013 8:42 pm

B2B on Sunday for me only this weekend.
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Postby Lukeyboy » Fri Jun 21, 2013 9:06 pm

The riverloop isn't that difficult a ride :P
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Postby munga » Fri Jun 21, 2013 9:12 pm

more of a time issue i'd think.
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Postby nigel1963 » Fri Jun 21, 2013 9:36 pm

Weather looks ok, but i‘m committed elsewhere :-(
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Postby Big_Red » Fri Jun 21, 2013 10:14 pm

New jacket & knee warmers arrived wednesday night, so i'll be giving it a rip if the roads are dry(ish) by 6.30.
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Postby Wazza » Sat Jun 22, 2013 5:04 am

munga wrote:more of a time issue i'd think.

Correct!
Ive been away all week so home time is required. Enjoy this morning guys.
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Postby Dan » Sat Jun 22, 2013 6:43 am

Lukeyboy wrote:The riverloop isn't that difficult a ride :P

All this commentary makes me think you're keen on joining us one weekend.
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Postby elantra » Sat Jun 22, 2013 10:00 am

munga wrote:6:30am saturdays
melbourne hotel,
browning st,
west end

afaik there are still guys riding tomorrow, but brissy to the bay is on sunday, so might be a small gathering.


anyone care to comment on their attendance tomorrow?
i hear that there are some gold coasters interested in coming up, but rain and small numbers might dampen their enthusiasm.

As luck would have it i saw the metaphorical light and (barely) managed to "attend"

And it it was a stunner this morning - ethereal fog, then filtering sunlight. Really very nice.
Only downer was a lot of broken glass near the University colleges, which resulted in a lot of flat tyres.
Not us though, as luck would have it.
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Postby munga » Sat Jun 22, 2013 1:54 pm

yay! did any goldcoastians come for a ride?
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Postby pentlandexile » Thu Jun 27, 2013 8:11 am

Who's going to Pushies on Bastille Day?
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Postby munga » Thu Jun 27, 2013 3:12 pm

Everyone.
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Postby pentlandexile » Thu Jun 27, 2013 8:10 pm

I might wander down and find out what the score is with this 'old bike' caper.
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Postby Wazza » Fri Jun 28, 2013 12:40 pm

Do we have starters for tomorrow?

6:30
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Postby nigel1963 » Fri Jun 28, 2013 4:09 pm

1 off from this circus.
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Postby elantra » Fri Jun 28, 2013 5:13 pm

Wazza wrote:Do we have starters for tomorrow?

6:30
Melbourne Hotel
Browning st
West End


I am a likely starter, and perhaps a mate of mine (as long as his Ultegra 6700 equiped CAAD 9 is retro enough) :wink:
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Postby nigel1963 » Sat Jun 29, 2013 5:51 am

Calling in sick.
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