1. Brian Helliwell

    Brian Helliwell ODSC Executive

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  2. 450x rider

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    Hopfully the rain holds out! I have no rain gear and it looks like its going to hover around 10c
  3. 3BeeJay3

    3BeeJay3 ODSC Executive

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    Just buy a cheap rain jacket, or 2pc rain suit at CTC. They keep you dry and warm, almost too warm sometimes...

    I have a cheap rain jacket that I've used here and there for several years now. I don't care how I or it looks, cause I just end up all muddy and dirty anyways..
  4. Achilleas

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    Is there a track GPX file you guys can share?
  5. Brian Helliwell

    Brian Helliwell ODSC Executive

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    I didn't do a GPS track or route for this ride. Once we're on the trail there is basically no deviation the entire distance.

    Brian
  6. michel mondou

    michel mondou ODSC Executive

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    I'll be there! :moped:

    Michel
  7. 450x rider

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    Thats a really good and inexpensive way to fix that issue, dont think I would have thought of that myself. Thanks!
  8. hverbakel

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    I was really looking forward to this group ride to meet some of the local members. Unfortunately, I can't make it. Really looking forward to doing some local riding over the next month if the weather hold out.
  9. 450x rider

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    If your close to the London area pehaps we could go for a ride before the snow flies, Im in north London.
  10. Achilleas

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    Tactical retreat! I promise I'll be back with better tires.. Thanks everyone for your patience and help. Till next time
  11. JimI

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    Glad you made it home! I was tired just watching you with those tires in the mud.
  12. JimI

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    Thanks for hosting the ride today Brian. Nice day even with the cold temperatures. Scott and I were just about frozen as we approached home just after 6. I had over 200km from my place in Komoka. Bike clean up will have to wait until tomorrow!
  13. brucedwilson

    brucedwilson ODSC Executive

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    Achilles

    You deserve some sort of award. Who would tackle a Helliwell ride on a GS650 and street tires!? Not me...I salute you!

    Bruce
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    That was a pretty cool ride...literally and figuratively. I found it gave a chance to practice certain techniques that I wouldn't have tried so much otherwise... like wheelying over puddles in 3rd gear.

    Brian...your rides are the best.

    Thanks, Bruce
  15. twilkinson

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    Brian,

    Thanks for putting together a great ride! Mud, water, trees, mud, water, ditches, mud .. (did I miss anything?)

    Had a great time! :D

    Terry
  16. 450x rider

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    Thanks for the ride Brian, I had a great time as well. Oh my gosh I haven't felt the cold like that in some time! Thanks Jim for the directions to London. Its time I get myself a GPS. My Vapor computer said 205.3 km, longest ride so far to date :)
  17. BenAbray

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    Achilleas,
    Your a tough dude going as far as you did on those slicks today, pat yourself on the back.
    Brian,
    Thanks for Organizing!
    To all,
    Despite the weather, it was a great ride! I'm still drying out!