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Offline Becksy

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What a lovely day for the end of December.
« on: December 28, 2018, 04:00:20 PM »
Unbelievably mild day out on the bike today. Mild and dry, what is up with the  weather. Did 130 miles and my bike and gear are spotless upon return home. No need to wash the bike at all, no dirt on my clothes either.  Didn’t even need inner gloves or my thick mid layer. Quite a few other bikes out today.

Offline Denzle

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Re: What a lovely day for the end of December.
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2018, 05:40:12 PM »
Have to agree there, me and a couple of mates went out for the day today.
Started in Worcester, on to Burford for Breakfast. Then to Swindon to have a look at a couple of biking shops,then onto Cheltenham for coffee and a sticky bun then home.
167 miles in decent dry weather, normally the bike would still be in the garage at this time of year.
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Re: What a lovely day for the end of December.
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2018, 06:16:59 PM »
Agree in some respects, nice day to ride, but we found some wet n dirty roads and it was a bit chilly early on. Still any ride when you get home and have to wash bike or not is still a good day methinks.
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Re: What a lovely day for the end of December.
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2018, 08:41:50 PM »
Isn't it just.....
Ride over to Bala, Cerig, Ruthin and back to Wrexham via 525 and Llangollen
Dry everywhere, took 20 mins to give the bike a quick wipe over with waterless wash and lube the chain
Looking at the forecast there is a bit of a chill on the way

Offline otrp

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Re: What a lovely day for the end of December.
« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2019, 01:00:49 AM »
Going to be 60 degrees here tomorrow. Nothing better to start the new year, than a bike ride.   :001::001::001:

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Re: What a lovely day for the end of December.
« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2019, 12:53:12 PM »
Very mild here for December, but still a bit  :190: :190: for us fair weather riders.  :001:
Everything  Will Be Alright In The End, If Not Then Its Not The End.

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Re: What a lovely day for the end of December.
« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2019, 05:33:52 PM »
Lovely down here today - managed a 60 mile round trip to my fav cafe and found most of the roads pretty decent. Nice bacon butty and lovely cup of tea makes it all OK whatever the weather. mmmm :001:

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Re: What a lovely day for the end of December.
« Reply #7 on: January 01, 2019, 06:25:57 PM »
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Re: What a lovely day for the end of December.
« Reply #8 on: January 01, 2019, 10:06:20 PM »
Got a quick 35 miles in today. Upper 50's. Last year we were in the deep freeze at this time. Loving it.   :001:  :001:  :001:

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Re: What a lovely day for the end of December.
« Reply #9 on: January 02, 2019, 03:45:26 AM »
It's a balmy 91.6 and 89% humidity here in sunny Sydney Australia  so it was on the bike at 7 am back home by 10 am prior to the heat !! Great to get a ride in hot or cold   :305: