Contrasting conditions.It was a weird start to the day, the forecast predicted possible showers and the radar looked fairly clear with scattered cloud. For the 15 that turned up, it was a decision made on balance that it wouldn’t rain. Sometimes you just need to roll the dice.The rides on offer took in the Barossa including Cockatoo Valley to Lyndoch. From there the…See More
Winter solstice.Winter solstice can bring our some interesting behaviour. Some see it as the time to hibernate and not venture out too much, while others embrace it, and enjoy the occasion. For the Wheelers we had 23 riders out, and although it was no Dark Mofo Winter Solstice nude swim, it did challenge. As everyone rolled in the temperature was around 3 degrees, and…See More
"Was a great morning for riding. A bit cool to start but no rain and only a bit of wind on the SOB (nothing unusual) The short ride would have made it back to HQ quite early so the coffee stop saw us arrive back at the same time as the other 2…"
Winter treat.There were a few concerns about the weather, which may have put a few people off. A check of the radar showed some cloud away to the south, so all in all the risk of rain was really low, which turned out to be the case.There were three rides on again. The short ride was out on the SOB before heading across to Virginia via Angle Vale. From there back to the…See More
Option up.Although winter is amongst us we still had 24 out for a ride, which was a great number considering it was a long weekend and many people had plans to get away. Today’s rides took in the Barossa, which is a great place to ride, especially with the beautiful scenery as you pass through the vineyards.The medium ride was up to Tanunda via Gomersal Road, a loop to…See More