Next meet up :- Great Bike Ride warm up 27th / 28th October?

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Postby Kalgrm » Sun Oct 21, 2007 12:29 am

Yep. I'm cogitating. :)
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Postby Aushiker » Sun Oct 21, 2007 12:35 am

Kalgrm wrote:Yep. I'm cogitating. :)

Oh dea, big words. Well talking to a friend tonight ... another crazy idea now posted to cogitate about.

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Postby Kalgrm » Thu Oct 25, 2007 10:12 am

Just a friendly reminder to those who are coming on Sunday that daylight savings starts this weekend. Put your clocks forward one hour before you go to bed on Saturday night, or you'll turn up at "8.00am" and find everybody is already in Freo .....

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Postby gdl_gdl » Thu Oct 25, 2007 9:25 pm

Good point Graeme! I've just had 2 days of conferences at Frasers in Kings Park so I need a long ride on Sunday to burn off the "rich" food. (It tasted bloody good though! :twisted: )

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Postby europa » Thu Oct 25, 2007 10:10 pm

gdl_gdl wrote:Good point Graeme! I've just had 2 days of conferences at Frasers in Kings Park so I need a long ride on Sunday to burn off the "rich" food. (It tasted bloody good though! :twisted: )

Cheers,

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Well just make sure you enjoy the ride :D

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Postby cavebear2 » Sat Oct 27, 2007 1:06 am

Helen and Perry will be there at 8:00am at the Lucky Shag.

Helen on CRX2, me not sure which out of 4 bikes!

:lol: Perry

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Will be at start ~ 8.05AM

Postby stueyg » Sat Oct 27, 2007 2:01 pm

Hi Andrew

Clive and I will be "training it" down from the N suburbs and will hopefully emerge from the new Esplanade station (arrives 8.02AM).

See you there!

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Postby cray- » Sat Oct 27, 2007 2:07 pm

Perth Forecast
Issued at 11:20 am WST on Saturday 27 October 2007

Forecast for Sunday
A shower or two clearing around noon. Moderating S/SW winds.


I stand by my earlier statement re: pikeing......we'll wait and see.

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But the weather

Postby stueyg » Sat Oct 27, 2007 2:14 pm

Andrew - just seen the post re the weather. If it IS lousy weather then don't wait for us!! Maybe you can email me your mobile?

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Re: But the weather

Postby Aushiker » Sat Oct 27, 2007 8:30 pm

stueyg wrote:Andrew - just seen the post re the weather. If it IS lousy weather then don't wait for us!! Maybe you can email me your mobile?

Sent a PM Stuart.

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Postby Aushiker » Sat Oct 27, 2007 8:30 pm

Issued at 4:30 PM

Forecast for Sunday
A shower or two clearing around noon to a fine afternoon. Moderating S/SW winds.

Precis: Morning shower then fine.
City: Min 9 Max 18
Mandurah: Min 11 Max 18

Nothing to worry about ....

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Postby moosterbounce » Sat Oct 27, 2007 10:00 pm

The weather may be a deciding factor for us...not the cold and wet - honest :lol: Seriously, we have a home open in the afternoon and, with today's weather, I'll need to clean all the outside windows beforehand. It is great to live near the beach with a nice ocean view, but a storm like today can certainly make work for house-sellers :(

If we think we can afford the time based on what we accomplish tonight, we'll be there by 8.05am. If we aren't there by 8.10am, we won't be coming.

Might see you then :)

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Postby Matty » Sat Oct 27, 2007 10:03 pm

Have fun tomorrow guys and girls, sadly I'll be at work so won't be there :(

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Postby moosterbounce » Sun Oct 28, 2007 12:05 am

Convenient Matty :wink: :D

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Postby gdl_gdl » Sun Oct 28, 2007 9:07 am

Piker No 1 - no excuses other than I've been up for 45 mins and it's not stopped drizzling and it's bloody freezing. (The forecast is showing more of the same - i.e. intermittment showers)

At least I'm honest! :lol:

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Postby cray- » Sun Oct 28, 2007 12:24 pm

Piker No 2 - Up late, slept in. Looks nice out now (10:30am), will definitely be goin out for a peddle this arvo.....oh well. I also am the honest :P

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Postby Kalgrm » Sun Oct 28, 2007 2:16 pm

Andrew and I were there. Where the hell were you guys? :wink:

(No, really, we did go along. Andrew invited a bunch of his mates along, so we had 6 riders all up. We didn't get rained on once, just for the record .....)

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Postby cray- » Sun Oct 28, 2007 4:36 pm

Yeah I gotta admit, when I did get up and saw that it wasn't nearly as miserable as yesterday I did feel pretty bad about missing it. I will console myself with a nice long ride this arvo though....should probably go get a move on actually.

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Postby uMP2k » Sun Oct 28, 2007 5:28 pm

I had great intentions of coming today, but I am another victim of the change to daylight saving time -slept in till way to late in the day! Oh well, hopefully there will be a next time

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Postby Aushiker » Sun Oct 28, 2007 6:08 pm

Kalgrm wrote:Andrew and I were there. Where the hell were you guys? :wink:

(No, really, we did go along. Andrew invited a bunch of his mates along, so we had 6 riders all up. We didn't get rained on once, just for the record .....)

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Postby nimm » Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:04 pm

just for the record I didn't pike cause of the weather at least :) We had some other commitments this morning so I just couldn't fit it in. I think we need to organize another before the race?
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Postby gdl_gdl » Sun Oct 28, 2007 10:43 pm

Andrew and I were there. Where the hell were you guys?

Sorry guys! The plan was to leave the house at 6.30am to get there for 8am (40km ride), however it was raining pretty hard here in Mindarie at the time so that was a no-go. The next plan was the train at 7.30am but by the time the second coffee was made the idea had been lost! (and the better half offered to make me a bacon sandwich! :wink: )

(I managed the Hillarys run at around 9.30am and had the classic 20km head wind, 20km tail wind run.)

Cheers,

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Postby DrJ » Mon Oct 29, 2007 4:51 pm

Good effort guys for riding in the lousy weather on the weekend, though Sun at least wasn't as feral as Sat.
Had my first go at rogaining down near Dwellingup on Sat and it was freezing at night - fortunately didn't rain as much as was expected. A great experience, but feel stiff as a board now - being fit on a bike does not equal being fit bashing through bush for 12 hours!

Will definitely be interested if another Perth Freo ride is being planned.

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