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had it all this morning... storm force 10 winds, heavy rain, hail, thunder and lightening... was ace!
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Looking pretty rough down your way! We've had a few gales recently up in sunny NW scotland, I went out in it on thursday in 60mph+ gusts, hitting my 39/25 along the flat going into it :shock: VERY tricky to keep the bike stable in those winds. Think i'll be sticking to the turbo in future :D
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smithy1.0 wrote:Looking pretty rough down your way! We've had a few gales recently up in sunny NW scotland, I went out in it on thursday in 60mph+ gusts, hitting my 39/25 along the flat going into it :shock: VERY tricky to keep the bike stable in those winds. Think i'll be sticking to the turbo in future :D


hehehe, cool. it always seems to be howling at one end of the country or the other... or both at once
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I wont tell you how fantastic my ride was today then!
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20 Degrees here in Mallorca today! Photo from my morning ride..
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about 25degrees in Benicassim, loved it. except for the fact i got a good old fashioned kicking from the rider i was with!!
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by strobbekoen

yeah rub it in will ya :wink:
I live at the seaside in belgium. We had 2 weeks of winds and rain.
Next week should be better though albeit cold :D

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Leviathan wrote:Image

20 Degrees here in Mallorca today! Photo from my morning ride..
8)


oh how boring, how can you possibly relish coming home to a roaring fire and a bottle of wine after such nice weather,,,, :D
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Leviathan wrote:Image

20 Degrees here in Mallorca today! Photo from my morning ride..
8)


where abouts in mallorca are you, ive been going to puerto pollenca ofr the last 7 years and of course will be there again next march, hopefully the weather will be better then last year, a few of us did tollos tt and it wasnt the best day for it.

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Ive got a hotel about 5kms east of Caimari, which is the start of the climb up to Lluc.
Pop by, we are just off the main cycle path from PP to Inca.- although the roads are not that great..
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wish id of know that, will bear it in mind next year, this is the first year im not on a organised training camp, would be nice to get a bit of local knowledge.

let me have some directions and i will pop round, or could meet up for a ride, you will have to be gentle with me though,

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Leviathan wrote:Image

20 Degrees here in Mallorca today! Photo from my morning ride..
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no, no.it was cold on my ride today. 14 degrees. Brrrrrr, chilly, especially out of the bright sunshine..
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by currieinahurry

lol im no hater!! im happy for you dude... ps i might be out there next year with my club so will give you a shout.
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by geraldatwork

Our club should have a small group of about 5-7 riders tomorrow morning on a 45 mile ride. Should be about 25 degrees at the start and around 30 when we finish up. About 15 degrees below normal high for the day this time of year in the New York area. I'm almost 60 so I think I am starting to get too old for this stuff.
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