100km today - what a killer!

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100km today - what a killer!

Postby gdl_gdl » Sun Dec 09, 2007 2:03 pm

Strong Easterly wind today which had the effect of causing a constant streaming nose (and I always say that I don't have Hay Fever!) Left the house at 6.15am and it was a chilly 12 C. Given my ride is essentially a South - North ride then the Easterly's do me no favours at all! (Except the stretch from Swan Bells - City Beach.)

Average speed was 25.5km/h, down from last week but some of those Easterly's were 60km/h! (My wife sent me an SMS to tell me that, obviously it gave her great satisfaction! :roll: )

Cheers,

Gary

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Postby Kalgrm » Sun Dec 09, 2007 2:32 pm

I thought that wind had some nip to it today. 12 deg and up to 60km/h? No wonder it took a while to warm up at 6.00 this morning! I had to push into it for about 35 minutes of my hour long trip and regretted not putting the leg warmers in.

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Postby Aushiker » Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:26 pm

Well done Gary.

Was out your way to day too ... in the car but :) We drove out to Burns Beach.

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