Wet Wet Wet

Discussion in 'Commuting' started by MrGrumpy, 25 Jun 2008.

  1. MrGrumpy

    MrGrumpy Huge Member

    Fly Fifer
    its looking wet again got drenched last night coming home and it looks the same for going in again this afternoon :rolleyes: Could be a train day
  2. Wolf04

    Wolf04 New Member

    Wallsend on Tyne
    It's only water, get on yer bike!:rolleyes:
  3. goo_mason

    goo_mason Champion barbed-wire hurdler

    Leith, Edinburgh
    I could see the sky darkening on the way home to Leith last night, but I made it home about 20 minutes before the rain started. It was absolutely torrential !! No luck being caught in that.

    GAVSTER Well-Known Member

    I took the trasin last night and still got p*ss wet in the three miles from station to home.

    Hot showerwhen I got in was better tho'
  5. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    If you're going to live in the Arctic circle then surely you can bear a little adverse weather? If not, come on down south, it's fuggin gorgeous out today, I have my short sleeves on! :evil:
  6. ianrauk

    ianrauk Tattooed Beat Messiah

    Barmy in Barming
    Been very nice in London all week* for my commute

    *so far
  7. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    On what? Your short legs? :biggrin:
  8. hackbike 6

    hackbike 6 New Member

    The Mile End Road.
    Wash your mouth out john.
  9. gavintc

    gavintc Guru

    Yep, got from Linlithgow to Barnton on just wet roads, then it got progressively worse - pissing it down.
  10. goo_mason

    goo_mason Champion barbed-wire hurdler

    Leith, Edinburgh
    No rain tonight - it was pretty humid and muggy though. I was even more sweaty and dripping than normal tonight by the time I got home.
  11. Plax

    Plax Veteran

    It was raining this morning but had stopped by the time I set off which was good. Awfully windy again though. Was stuck at about 11mph down the hill I can normally freewheel down at around 26mph. More of the same tomorrow with strong winds, with the added bonus of heavy rain. Can't wait!
  12. Plax

    Plax Veteran

    Well, got absolutely soaked this morning. The kind of weather where I probably would have taken the car had I not decided to set my "June Challenge" and cycle commute to work every day for a month. Gear is hanging up in the shower room to dry. Pretty much dried now thankfully.

    Had one twonk overtake me and then immediately turn left across me. I was going that way anyway so when the car had to slow down immediately after turning for a speed bump I overtook them and sped off. Gets on my nerves that does, "ooh look cyclist, quick lets overtake!" and then they bl**dy go slower than you!

    Other than that it was quite a fun commute, I couldn't see where I was going and parts of the roads were like mini pools. Nearly got soaked by a tidal wave from an oncoming bus, but thankfully it missed me!

    Should be dry enough by home time to get another soaking :becool:.
  13. 4F

    4F Active member of Helmets Are Sh*t Lobby

    Lovely sunny day with a slight headwind, nice
  14. fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

    South Manchester
    Missed the rain this morning, but we now have heavy showers....
  15. snapper_37

    snapper_37 Barbara Woodhouse's Love Child

    No rain but vile headwind which seems to have changed direction ready for going home :smile:
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