Gully Grinders – Hot Weather Policy
This policy is in the interests of rider safety
When the BOM (bom.gov.au) forecast for Elizabeth issued at 4pm on Saturday for Sunday is equal to or exceeds 40C, any scheduled Gully Grinders Sunday social ride will be cancelled. Only If the forecast is below 40C will we ride as scheduled.
Should the temperature during the actual ride be expected to be 36 or higher the ride will be cancelled
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This policy is in accordance with Cycling SA’s policy on hot weather.
The BOM weather forecast can be found here: Link
Cycling is a high intensity sport and high temperatures can facilitate dehydration that can deteriorate into heat exhaustion and result in heat stroke, which pose serious medical concerns.
In the case of potential heat exhaustion:
During periods of high/extreme temperatures it is imperative that riders: