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Re: Spring has been postponed in the UK
« Reply #150 on: 14.01. 2019 15:43 »
Hi BigJim,
That would be really good but i have to find one first. Don't worry i will be visiting the bike shops and classic bike meets if i can find some. *beer*

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Re: Spring has been postponed in the UK
« Reply #151 on: 21.01. 2019 11:33 »
 Woke up, -22C this morning, with a heavy wind.

 I have 50 weight in the motor, 80/90 in the gearbox, I dont know if I weigh enough to kick it over today.

 The city did leave all the diesel trucks run all night (the ones that are parked outside the city garage) so you know its cold.

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Re: Spring has been postponed in the UK
« Reply #152 on: 21.01. 2019 11:50 »
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Woke up, -22C this morning, with a heavy wind.

and here I am moaning about the immersion heater going bang and resultant cold shaves  ;)
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Re: Spring has been postponed in the UK
« Reply #153 on: 21.01. 2019 14:56 »
Woke up, -22C this morning, with a heavy wind.

 I have 50 weight in the motor, 80/90 in the gearbox, I dont know if I weigh enough to kick it over today.

 The city did leave all the diesel trucks run all night (the ones that are parked outside the city garage) so you know its cold.

 Lee

Wow - and we complain about -5C  *eek*

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Re: Spring has been postponed in the UK
« Reply #154 on: 21.01. 2019 15:31 »
The entire central and eastern portion of North America is in the deep freeze at the moment while the far west is very mild.
We had sunshine and +8c here in Vancouver BC.
It was warm enough for a minor Harley hatch in the afternoon.
That occurs right around 8c. At 12c they come out in great numbers.

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Re: Spring has been postponed in the UK
« Reply #155 on: 25.01. 2019 04:55 »
                               Current Temp

Last nights overnight LOW        Todays High

& gauge is in the shade...     *pull hair out*
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Re: Spring has been postponed in the UK
« Reply #156 on: 25.01. 2019 05:51 »
G'day woz.
Not quite that warm here today but they recon we'll get it tomorrow. Wonder how Brian got on yesterday in Mt Gambier! 49.5C north of Pt Augusta yesterday. Yep it's Aussie Day tomorrow so we all melt. Thank God for beer.
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Re: Spring has been postponed in the UK
« Reply #157 on: 25.01. 2019 06:14 »

 
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........ Thank God for beer.
Cheers... 

  aaaah- no, pharque that....I  don't think so - we need to thank the * actual tangible people *  who invented it...
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Re: Spring has been postponed in the UK
« Reply #158 on: 25.01. 2019 07:38 »
You will have to bath in it to cool down in that temp,  not so hot here just a warm 31c ,nice. Next week we are supposed to fry with some of you’re 40c coming our way, cheers
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Re: Spring has been postponed in the UK
« Reply #159 on: 25.01. 2019 11:24 »
It seems the world is currently getting warmer: Best not to get into the whys and wherefores. You folks in Australasia are finding the heat pretty bad at the moment. What if average maximum temperatures were to continue to rise? Might there be mass exoduses to temperate climates? Also, if sea levels rise, there are likely to be large areas of land that become flooded; another reason for people to leave their homes. Discuss?

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Re: Spring has been postponed in the UK
« Reply #160 on: 29.01. 2019 14:05 »
Anybody (off the US shore, not you Coater) seeing news about the upcoming weather in Chicago tomorrow? Wind  chills around -50F. High temp of -12F. Expected to be the coldest place on earth.

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Re: Spring has been postponed in the UK
« Reply #161 on: 29.01. 2019 16:21 »
...Chicago tomorrow...Wind  chills around -50F. High temp of -12F. Expected to be the coldest place on earth.
Yikes!  *cry*

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Re: Spring has been postponed in the UK
« Reply #162 on: 30.01. 2019 00:29 »
I'm glade I live where I live min 14c Max 27c mid summer

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Re: Spring has been postponed in the UK
« Reply #163 on: 30.01. 2019 13:46 »
Hi Richard, jeez thats cold ,stay save , ,bet you all managed to get to work , obviously the right kind of "cold" whereas over here it's always the wrong type and stops everything due to a 1 inch dusting of snow/frost . 
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Re: Spring has been postponed in the UK
« Reply #164 on: 30.01. 2019 14:23 »
Just tried, unsuccesfuly, to print my phone screen. Accuweather says -25F feels lo ike -58F right now. Dogs are a real challenge.All schools and many (maybe, most) businesses closed.

Norway must be wonderful right now.

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