Storm Aileen

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by biggs682, 13 Sep 2017.

  1. biggs682

    biggs682 Smile a mile bike provider

    Did we all survive the storm ?

    I know its hardly a storm compared to others around the world .

    Well cycle to work or not i wont be cycling this morning at least the gust are just that be strong for me .
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  2. Saluki

    Saluki I've run away with my friends to..

    ...New Tealandia
    I found the dumpster bin, from across the way, blocking mine and the neighbour's drive this morning. We have shifted it. Apart from being woken by the wind noise, we are all good in my bit of the world. Might even ride later if the wind drops a lot.
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  3. Nigel-YZ1

    Nigel-YZ1 Guru

    Sounds a bit breezy outside :dry:
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  4. Brandane

    Brandane Fair weather cyclist.

    Nothing up here (Ayrshire). Less wind and rain than normal, actually!
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  5. There were strong winds in the night and I have found things where they shouldn't be and some things having a lie down. One of our pergola's was trying it's best to look like a Ferrari prancing horse, it was cocked up at a jaunty angle.
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  6. nickyboy

    nickyboy Norven Mankey

    One of our plastic plant pots blew over.

    I'm expecting a Sky News team here any minute
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  7. Heltor Chasca

    Heltor Chasca Out-Riding the Black Dog

    Bad here. Paddling pool cover was blown off.
  8. MikeG

    MikeG Veteran

    I live on a building site, so this morning I'll be going around the hedges fetching back all the loose stuff which has blown around. We haven't suffered any damage, though.
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  9. welsh dragon

    welsh dragon a permanent vacancy now exists

    Not a bad night here to br honest. It was worse on Monday night. Lots of debris on the road, bins blown over ETC. We don't appear to have any damage.
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  10. Phaeton

    Phaeton Veteran

    Oop North (ish)
    Me neither, hopefully tomorrow will be better
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  11. Drago

    Drago Guru

    Central Trumpland
    Even by UK standards it was a pretty puny storm. I've done farts that caused more wind damage.
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  12. matiz

    matiz Über Member

    Our washing line was flapping around a bit.
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  13. OP

    biggs682 Smile a mile bike provider

    so were @Drago pants i think

    Do you reckon they will want to watch the rebuild ?
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  14. nickyboy

    nickyboy Norven Mankey

    Live action....


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  15. T4tomo

    T4tomo Über Member

    my fence is where I left it, unlike in the spring storms.

    I had to pedal down the hill to the station this morning, which was novel
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