Qld weather venting posts

Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby Venus62 » Sun Feb 24, 2013 10:51 am

Mustang wrote:The humidity here in Caloundra is as bad as I can remember, rode Bald Knob loop yesterday, had a quiet afternoon :lol:


+1000. Rode yesterday and didn't find it too bad (but stuck to the coast pretty much). Went for a walk/jog this morning and took 30 minutes to stop sweating when I got back.
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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby Lukeyboy » Sun Feb 24, 2013 12:01 pm

The humidity today was draining :(
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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby marinmomma » Sun Feb 24, 2013 1:53 pm

I must be getting immune to the rain, did another century ride today which started off in the rain...had wet roads for the first 50-60ks, then the humidity kicked in for the remainder of the ride, thankfully we had a tailwind for the last 20.

Not looking good for the next couple of days though...more time for cleaning the bike :roll:
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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby jasonc » Sun Feb 24, 2013 5:18 pm

marinmomma wrote:Not looking good for the next couple of days though...more time for cleaning the bike :roll:


just spend 1 and a half hours cleaning mine.
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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby singlespeedscott » Sun Feb 24, 2013 8:48 pm

According to the BOM it looks like there will be little riding over the next few days.
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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby InTheWoods » Sun Feb 24, 2013 8:59 pm

singlespeedscott wrote:According to the BOM it looks like there will be little riding over the next few days.


What's the BOM got to do with whether we ride or not? :)
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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby Comedian » Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:08 pm

InTheWoods wrote:
singlespeedscott wrote:According to the BOM it looks like there will be little riding over the next few days.


What's the BOM got to do with whether we ride or not? :)


Can he give me a lift to work? ;)
Once you can climb hills on a bike it's all downhill. :mrgreen:

Hopefully I'll know what that's like..... one day. :shock: :lol:

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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby Dan » Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:43 pm

The BOM is the bomb. Except when its wrong, in which case its not.
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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby Hamster » Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:07 am

singlespeedscott wrote:According to the BOM it looks like there will be little riding over the next few days.



Why??????
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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby Lukeyboy » Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:09 am

Hamster wrote:
singlespeedscott wrote:According to the BOM it looks like there will be little riding over the next few days.


Why??????


TT bikes don't like water :lol:
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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby jasonc » Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:16 am

Lukeyboy wrote:
Hamster wrote:
singlespeedscott wrote:According to the BOM it looks like there will be little riding over the next few days.


Why??????


TT bikes don't like water :lol:


sounds like another excuse for N+1
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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby Comedian » Mon Feb 25, 2013 1:46 pm

At least I won't have to put sunscreen on for the school pickup run. :mrgreen:
Once you can climb hills on a bike it's all downhill. :mrgreen:

Hopefully I'll know what that's like..... one day. :shock: :lol:

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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby jasonc » Mon Feb 25, 2013 1:56 pm

Comedian wrote:At least I won't have to put sunscreen on for the school pickup run. :mrgreen:


sunscreen? i think I'll be bussing home at this stage. JUST TOO MUCH.
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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby singlespeedscott » Mon Feb 25, 2013 2:00 pm

Need a snorkel at my place. Had 100+mm since early this morning. Roads around here have flooded in some places.
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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby InTheWoods » Mon Feb 25, 2013 2:02 pm

jasonc wrote:
Comedian wrote:At least I won't have to put sunscreen on for the school pickup run. :mrgreen:


sunscreen? i think I'll be bussing home at this stage. JUST TOO MUCH.


I had a great time on the ride in this morning. Made sure all the motorists could see my big smile as well. Got a big thumbs up and smile from the driver of a car in front of me at some lights :)

I really would like some waterproof overshoes though, the rest I don't mind.
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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby BrisVegas » Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:17 pm

^^ You're a harder arse than me mate. :lol: I walked the kids to school in the rain (they loved it) then jumped on the bus. Took ages in the traffic, but the time saved riding woulda been lost in the showers at work.
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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby jasonc » Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:33 pm

BrisVegas wrote:^^ You're a harder arse than me mate. :lol: I walked the kids to school in the rain (they loved it) then jumped on the bus. Took ages in the traffic, but the time saved riding woulda been lost in the showers at work.


shower? I was already wet. It was just a towel dry and get dressed :D

currently arguing with Mrs JasonC about riding home...
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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby Comedian » Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:47 pm

jasonc wrote:
BrisVegas wrote:^^ You're a harder arse than me mate. :lol: I walked the kids to school in the rain (they loved it) then jumped on the bus. Took ages in the traffic, but the time saved riding woulda been lost in the showers at work.


shower? I was already wet. It was just a towel dry and get dressed :D

currently arguing with Mrs JasonC about riding home...

Harden up, princess. :o.

If wasn't much worse than this morning. :mrgreen:
Once you can climb hills on a bike it's all downhill. :mrgreen:

Hopefully I'll know what that's like..... one day. :shock: :lol:

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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby BrisVegas » Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:54 pm

Comedian wrote:
jasonc wrote:
BrisVegas wrote:^^ You're a harder arse than me mate. :lol: I walked the kids to school in the rain (they loved it) then jumped on the bus. Took ages in the traffic, but the time saved riding woulda been lost in the showers at work.


shower? I was already wet. It was just a towel dry and get dressed :D

currently arguing with Mrs JasonC about riding home...

Harden up, princess. :o.

If wasn't much worse than this morning. :mrgreen:



Are you Mrs jasonc or did I read that wrong? :shock:
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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby jasonc » Mon Feb 25, 2013 4:10 pm

BrisVegas wrote:
Comedian wrote:
jasonc wrote:currently arguing with Mrs JasonC about riding home...

Harden up, princess. :o.

If wasn't much worse than this morning. :mrgreen:



Are you Mrs jasonc or did I read that wrong? :shock:


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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby InTheWoods » Mon Feb 25, 2013 4:17 pm

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Why are they still playing when the red guy has already connected 4, and is about to connect another 4?
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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby elantra » Mon Feb 25, 2013 5:00 pm

InTheWoods wrote:
jasonc wrote:
Comedian wrote:At least I won't have to put sunscreen on for the school pickup run. :mrgreen:


sunscreen? i think I'll be bussing home at this stage. JUST TOO MUCH.


I had a great time on the ride in this morning. Made sure all the motorists could see my big smile as well. Got a big thumbs up and smile from the driver of a car in front of me at some lights :)

I really would like some waterproof overshoes though, the rest I don't mind.


Good on yer.
No such exposure for me.
But i did tips me lid at one guy cruising down Payne Rd inbound this morning.
Was using Ayups well, giving him a lot of exposure, i think he was a commuter.
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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby ZepinAtor » Mon Feb 25, 2013 6:36 pm

InTheWoods wrote:
jasonc wrote:
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Why are they still playing when the red guy has already connected 4, and is about to connect another 4?


It's a new craze called connect 8.

Although the red disc guy is cheating because while black disc guy was on the loo he had 4 extra turns.
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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby kb » Tue Feb 26, 2013 8:05 am

InTheWoods wrote:
jasonc wrote:
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Why are they still playing when the red guy has already connected 4, and is about to connect another 4?

Not to mention red has had at least 2 extra moves...
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Re: Qld weather venting posts

Postby elantra » Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:43 am

What's going on ?

Almost no rain in Brisbane for almost 24 hrs ?
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