Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby Paul B » Thu Nov 07, 2013 7:25 am

looking questionable... Not happening today... wet enough to be a bother.
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby master6 » Thu Nov 07, 2013 7:45 am

I am lycra clad :D

Light raining still.

Redheeler, are you going?

PaulB, what say you?
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby Paul B » Thu Nov 07, 2013 7:50 am

I have been undecided ... but I think the rain is a pain and it ain't in Spain. I think not.
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby master6 » Thu Nov 07, 2013 7:54 am

Paul B wrote:I have been undecided ... but I think the rain is a pain and it ain't in Spain. I think not.


I am having to agree. 8.52 and still raining.

Lycra off. Shopping clothes on. :(
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby Paul B » Thu Nov 07, 2013 7:59 am

is tomorrow an option for anyone ?
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby redheeler » Thu Nov 07, 2013 12:03 pm

I, like master6, was up and dressed in lycra at 8am when the rain came tumbling down. :( Gave up at 9am realising the rain had settled in and went grocery shopping. Only pleasing thing about it is it's topping up the tanks.

Hoping to get out tomorrow ! :)
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby master6 » Thu Nov 07, 2013 12:18 pm

Paul B wrote:is tomorrow an option for anyone ?

I am committed to a student group at the Sorell Mens Shed on Fridays. Might ride in tomorrow if weather permits.

Hello Redheeler, my morning degenerated into a supermarket visit this morning too.
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby redheeler » Thu Nov 07, 2013 6:13 pm

What time are you planning to ride to Sorell tomorrow if the weather permits?
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby master6 » Thu Nov 07, 2013 7:02 pm

redheeler wrote:What time are you planning to ride to Sorell tomorrow if the weather permits?

I will leave home at 7.45am if the weather is ok, however the forecast does not look good

"rain from early morning/ 80% chance of 2 to 8 mm" is what BOM predict.

That does not look too promising :(
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby Paul B » Wed Nov 13, 2013 5:38 pm

Looking good for a fine start at 9.00 am tomorrow :-)
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby master6 » Wed Nov 13, 2013 7:03 pm

Paul B wrote:Looking good for a fine start at 9.00 am tomorrow :-)

Good :D

Hope Redheeler and Eighth Ave Dave can make it. And Andrew.
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby Paul B » Wed Nov 13, 2013 7:41 pm

Redheeler = bike in for service. Eigth Ave Dave = Antibiotics. Andrew = ???
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby master6 » Thu Nov 14, 2013 7:09 am

forecast and radar look grim for this morning Paul. Should we postpone, and review at 12.30 re prospects for afternoon?
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby Paul B » Thu Nov 14, 2013 7:13 am

yes... afternoon ride still possible !!!
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby redheeler » Thu Nov 14, 2013 7:40 am

Paul B wrote:yes... afternoon ride still possible !!!


Will have my bike back this afternoon, :D, if weather clears I will join you. What time?
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby Paul B » Thu Nov 14, 2013 8:02 am

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Paul B wrote:yes... afternoon ride still possible !!!


Will have my bike back this afternoon, :D, if weather clears I will join you. What time?

yet to be determined... if at all possible.
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby master6 » Thu Nov 14, 2013 9:59 am

I reckon we are pretty flexible Redheeler. The forecast seems to indicate that the longer we wait, the better the conditions. Can you let us know when you have the bike back, and we can plan from there.
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby master6 » Thu Nov 14, 2013 10:57 am

Weather is improving, and radar is very encouraging. I am about to enjoy my scallop pie for lunch.

Waiting on your advice Redheeler
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby Paul B » Thu Nov 14, 2013 11:04 am

yes it has definitely improved :-) Anyone for a 2.00pm run to Primrose with a Carlton loop tacked on (40km) ?
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby redheeler » Thu Nov 14, 2013 11:31 am

Paul B wrote:yes it has definitely improved :-) Anyone for a 2.00pm run to Primrose with a Carlton loop tacked on (40km) ?


Back with bike. :D How greasy is Carlton River Rd going to be after all this rain?
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby master6 » Thu Nov 14, 2013 11:41 am

Ok. I am going to have an hours snooze, and see you at the bakery at 2pm. If redheeler needs more time, we could delay it a bit.


ps redheeler is back!

Road will be ok.. we have had over 30mm of rain, so road will be cleaned. Light drizzle on oily roads is what causes slipping.
We will be OK.

See you at the bakery at 2.00
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby redheeler » Thu Nov 14, 2013 12:26 pm

master6 wrote:Ok. I am going to have an hours snooze, and see you at the bakery at 2pm. If redheeler needs more time, we could delay it a bit.


ps redheeler is back!

Road will be ok.. we have had over 30mm of rain, so road will be cleaned. Light drizzle on oily roads is what causes slipping.
We will be OK.

See you at the bakery at 2.00


Will be there at 2pm. :D
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby Paul B » Thu Nov 14, 2013 12:28 pm

couple of showers blowing over... nothing to worry about. 2 pm it is :-)
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby redheeler » Thu Nov 14, 2013 4:42 pm

Paul B wrote:couple of showers blowing over... nothing to worry about. 2 pm it is :-)


Certainly a winters day, but still an enjoyable ride around the Primrose circuit, even if Paul did get lost along the way. :roll: But he smelt coffee and met us back at the bakery.
Back for another run next week. :D
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Re: Dodges Ferry Bakery Thursday Ride

Postby Paul B » Thu Nov 14, 2013 4:53 pm

Yes it was a ride that may well have not happened due to the inclement conditions. Despite the radar indicating all was clear, the rain in my face as I left home to meet the crew at the bakery told a different story. Upon meeting the assembled riders the rain was still coming down (lightly) and the decision was made to press on regardless, and a god decision it turned out to be as the rain cleared within a couple of minutes and did not reappear till we were just about back at the coffee spot. And yes, I did manage to get lost :-> Having pulled away from the crew I turned into a side street in order to make a u turn and wait for them to catch up, however, whilst my back was turned they zipped past and I ended up backtracking to find them, not realising they were leaving me way behind :-) Not to worry, I arrived for coffee jut a couple of minutes after the bunch and we all had a laugh at my expense :-) Next week will be even better with fine weather expected.
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