Retro Riverloop Raturdays :D

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Postby Big_Red » Sat Jun 29, 2013 6:42 am

C'mon people, what are you doing. Excuses better be good for not showing...
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Postby jacob_T » Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:24 am

Another solo ride, big red?
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Postby Wazza » Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:27 am

Rained here all night besides someone said that if it looked like rain they would not attend. Was it dry?
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Postby elantra » Sat Jun 29, 2013 9:16 am

Wazza wrote:Rained here all night besides someone said that if it looked like rain they would not attend. Was it dry?

No it was not dry, but it was not actively raining either...

But I knew the weather would be dodgy, twas fine when i went to bed, then had to get outa bed at 2am to let the dog out and it was pouring here too.
Riverloop was almost deserted :?
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Postby Retro man » Sat Jun 29, 2013 9:33 am

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Was going to come up for this one but I thought it would be pouring rain! That's the trouble with being a committed retro man, restored steel frames, real leather shoes, and wool jerseys are not good wet weather kit. I think I better invest in some more damp friendly gear. I don't think the climate shows any signs of change at the present! I need to adapt and risk the ridicule of my peers for selling out on my steadfast love and commitment to toe straps. But then again I may be able to just put old cleats on modern shoes, is that possible? I'm feeling better already! :D
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Postby funnybike » Sat Jun 29, 2013 9:45 am

Hahahahahaha. :lol:

Sorry, Retroman. Just trying to imagine you riding a plastic bike with plastic shoes, and modern techno-wank kit.......

hahahahahahahhaha... nope, can't imagine it. :lol:

But you are right. It wasn't the morning to be out there in a wool jersey and leather shoes.
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Postby Retro man » Sat Jun 29, 2013 9:55 am

I and my better half agree!
I think the modern shoes will suffice! and maybe a gilet I still feel like a twit wearing a modern helmet (although I'm sure my bonce would be better protected in the event of a mishap) and even the great Fausto wore one some times, I'm sure Bartali had it anylised to see if it provided any advantage!
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Postby Big_Red » Sat Jun 29, 2013 11:56 am

Nice riverloop with Steve today although the roads were damp, there was no rain during the ride (at least not till i got down to Wynnum afterwards) and the rear mudguard i used came in handy so as not to get a brown racing stripe on my A. I extended out my ride for a little after having brekky to make up for the fact that i piked last week :oops: when rain was threatening, but didn't eventuate -

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Here is my route taken, with a little detour to make up for last weeks slackness...
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Postby Wazza » Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:32 am

I will be there Raturday for sure, for sure.
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Postby Big_Red » Fri Jul 05, 2013 7:56 pm

I must give apologies for non attendance tomorrow, i'm enjoying holidays at the Fraser coast too much to come home yet so i'll get back in the saddle next week. Should be perfect weather too so have a good ride gentlemen.
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Postby nigel1963 » Fri Jul 05, 2013 8:20 pm

Next week for me. Have a good one.
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Postby elantra » Sat Jul 06, 2013 9:28 am

nigel1963 wrote:Next week for me. Have a good one.

It was a good one thanks. Glorious weather conditions this morning.
Friendly bloke on an aero Giant showed us the Chelmer riverloop extended route.
Just a hint of fog in places. Plenty of warm early morning sun.
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Postby Wazza » Sat Jul 06, 2013 10:29 am

elantra wrote:
nigel1963 wrote:Next week for me. Have a good one.

It was a good one thanks. Glorious weather conditions this morning.
Friendly bloke on an aero Giant showed us the Chelmer riverloop extended route.
Just a hint of fog in places. Plenty of warm early morning sun.

Yep, was a great morning :D Found the extra 6km this morning through the leafy streets of Chelmer fantastic. Lots of joggers on that side of town and we struck a big group of roller bladers around West End

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Postby RobM » Wed Jul 10, 2013 1:55 pm

Wazza wrote:...we struck a big group of roller bladers around West End


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How retro....invite them along to raturday :)
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Postby Wazza » Wed Jul 10, 2013 5:48 pm

RobM wrote:
Wazza wrote:...we struck a big group of roller bladers around West End


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How retro....invite them along to raturday :)

Didn't see those two :cry:
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Postby munga » Wed Jul 10, 2013 6:00 pm

Fiona and Todd. those crazy neighbours.
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Postby nigel1963 » Fri Jul 12, 2013 6:50 pm

Forgot I committed to going to Straddie at unreasonable hour. :shock: I can put the bike in the back :D

Thanks for the nudge Wazza. Pinny sidelined while I work nights to mould four fairings that Callum was supposed to learn to do over the holidays for his school's recumberants. http://www.technologychallenge.com.au/i ... x?page=302 Now urgent and no teenage commitment. No carbon either :(
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Postby Wazza » Fri Jul 19, 2013 4:26 pm

Who's up tomorrow?
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Postby munga » Fri Jul 19, 2013 6:04 pm

i think i'll make an appearance.
promise to take it easy on me.
and why are ppl following me on strava? it's to make yourselves feel better, right?
i'll be the guy with the la vie claire jersey on, vomiting somewhere around the indro bridge.
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Postby pentlandexile » Fri Jul 19, 2013 7:40 pm

Shome mishtake shurely? Last time I saw you vomiting it was by the Gateway Bridge?
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Postby Wazza » Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:14 pm

So who's up for it in the morning?
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Postby munga » Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:18 pm

that's none of your business, wazza, but i'll come for a bike ride later.
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Postby Wazza » Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:41 pm

Don't forget to set your alarm, this time
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Postby munga » Fri Jul 26, 2013 8:43 pm

check.
*sets alarm*
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Postby nigel1963 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 9:05 pm

Id better go brush sand off bike. Munga is in fine form.
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