Well here we are again

Discussion in 'Commuting' started by steveindenmark, 3 Sep 2019.

  1. Did I miss the summer???

    Here we are back to cold, wet and dark commutes in the morning. Its 7am and it just thinking about becoming light.

    Not long before we start the what lights, what tyres, what clothes pots^_^

    I have found the search engine on here very useful for finding winter gear.
    Last edited: 3 Sep 2019
  2. Slick

    Slick Veteran

    Loads of great cycling mornings to come here throughout September and hopefully lots even into October. I was in London yesterday and couldn't believe the temperature and flying home last night I'm sure there was a line in the sky when we crossed the border back into Scotland as the doom clouds gathered. :sad:
    Pat "5mph", Brains, C R and 2 others like this.
  3. OP

    steveindenmark Guru

    It was boiling in Denmark at the weekend. I am hoping this is just a temporary downturn. I think Autumn can be the best time of year to ride.

    I hope so.
  4. sleuthey

    sleuthey Veteran

    Agree. Nothing like a crisp autumnal morning with lots of colours. Best time of the year imo.
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  5. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

    Same worn whether it's summer or winter.
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  6. sleuthey

    sleuthey Veteran

    Your weather seems to have worked its way north west! Yesterday evening there was a very sudden change in chill/freshness of the air here in Bristol.
  7. Drago

    Drago Flouncing Nobber

    In the UK summer consisted of 2 unseasonably warm days in February, and a brief muggy spell in June.
  8. Smudge

    Smudge Über Member

    Used to love the summer when i was younger, the hotter the better. Now i'm glad when summer is over, much prefer autumn & spring where temps are mostly under 20. I also really like those cold, crisp clear days of winter, when its dry with clear skies.
    Another bonus of the end of summer, is far less holiday traffic down here in the south west.
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  9. T.M.H.N.E.T

    T.M.H.N.E.T Disc brakes - Stopping things since 1902

    Northern Ireland
    Yeah what lights posts every 5 mins are just around the corner
  10. Phaeton

    Phaeton Guru

    Oop North (ish)
    I'm thinking of starting a what dynamo thread just to be slightly different
  11. Brains

    Brains Guru

    Dunwich Dynamo ?
  12. Sixmile

    Sixmile Über Member

    N Ireland
    Not a patch on Dinamo Zagreb
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  13. roadrash

    roadrash cycle chatterer

    AHH summer,,...…. my favourite day of the year......
    Toshiba Boy likes this.
  14. Threevok

    Threevok President of the Not From Brazil party

    South Wales
    Don't know about you lot, but I've ditched the winter-kitted Inbred for the single-speed summer cruiser - for this week at least

    It may be the last time this year I get to use it in it's current setup - although I am hoping to take it for a weekend trip to the seaside in October, weather permitting.
  15. ianrauk

    ianrauk Tattooed Beat Messiah

    Great to be in the SE of the UK.
    Lovely temps here.
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