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Featured Nice commuting weather in Melbourne today!

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' at netrider.net.au started by malJohann, May 13, 2015.

  1. Don't you think? 1.5°C with rain and sleepy cagers!! Fun!!!


     
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  2. Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
     
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  3. I hear you!

    Was fun riding in on the Western Freeway in the pouring rain, idiot drivers and rubbish traffic. As a learner though I'm finding it to be brilliant experience.

    At least is wasn't large chunks of hail...
     
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  4. Marvellous here in Tassie. Clear skies, 30km run on a (fairly) empty road, and something like 5°C... Can definitely tell the bike loves the cooler temperatures.
     
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  5. I don't mind rain, I hate the misty crap that gets thrown up by the cars, trucks etc though.
     
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  6. It's coming. Take care all.
     
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  7. What time? I commute daily on the Western Freeway.

    You'd think your gear has enough armour. It doesn't.
     
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  8. This weather sucks, and I'm in my car!
     
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  9. No matter how bad the weather might be, riding still beats taking Melbourne's Public transport.... :p
     
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  10. I'm merging on Christies Road at about 6:15am and in St Kilda before 6:50am generally. Can't miss my L plate and Hi Vis!

    How far out are you coming from?
     
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  11. My mistake, I'm on the M1 while you're on the M8. Do you go M8 --> M80 --> M1 per chance? My departure time varies, based on the sleep pattern of my bub (and subsequently the whole household). If you've seen me before, I'm on a White/orange KTM 390 Duke with DRLs on my handguards.
     
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  12. Or when you get stuck behind a truck and all you can see is a wall of white... :)

    Awesome fun times!
     
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  13. I do cage AND public transport on days like today.

    Drove behind a cruiser this morning keeping the other impatient bastards off his rear...my good deed for the day.
     
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  14. Nice(ish) day here. A mate and I rode up to Narooma for fish and chips. :p
     
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  15. me too
     
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  16. It always gets you in the spots where the armour isn't too strong
     
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  17. I love the cold. . . . When I'm inside. And my bike does ride smoother. Everyone around seems to forget how to drive though
     
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  18. Wasn't to bad...only with small problem - my pants started absorbing water...from seat.
     
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  19. Luckily I missed all rain during the morning commute. It was between 8:40 and 9 so not that cold but left work at 6:30 and it was freezing then. And wet too.

    But still better than being in a car. ;)
     
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  20. Weather in Adelaide yesterday was balls.

    Riding into work was okay, little patches of rain here and there, picked up after I parked.
    End of the day I come out to pouring rain.
    On the way to a coffee at 7pm, driving rain, and crosswinds that were blowing a mates car well over.
    On the way back from that, even stronger cross winds, the same driving rain, and fcuking hail!
    So I glad I invested in waterproof gear.

    Sucks getting yours L's this time of year.
     
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