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25/05/2014 Blackheath

Posted by Felix Mottram, 25 May 2014 - - - - - - · 180 views

True to form it was a bit cool on Blackheath this morning from about 10:30am in the southerly breeze especially when the sun was obscured by the lines of cumulus.
Initially mid-vents with various frame sets worked OK but there was a gradual increase in the variable breeze and we switched to full vents, again with various frame sets.
I had...

18/05/2014 Blackheath

Posted by Felix Mottram, 18 May 2014 - - - - - - · 186 views

In contrast to last Sunday today was a ‘full on’ summer’s day on Blackheath.  We arrived soon after 10:00am and I suggested that this might be the one and only summer Sunday here for 2014. <grins>  The Dandylion and Plaintain heads have sprung up over the week just to add to the amusement or irritation level as the case...

11/05/2014 Blackheath

Posted by Felix Mottram, 11 May 2014 - - - - - - · 163 views

It was a cursory visit to Blackheath today as we had not anticipated the wind chill factor on a grey May day.  Gloves and leggings would have been appropriate…
Xtra Vents with three wrap worked today but we would have to have been much more energetic to keep the cold at bay.
The swifts may have followed us back from Italy but, a...

05/05/2014 After Weymouth

Posted by Felix Mottram, 05 May 2014 - - - - - - · 242 views

We arrived on Saturday afternoon and might have flown if the arena areas had been secured.  In the turbulent southerly breeze it did not seem sensible to take any risks.
Sunday and Monday we had SE breezes which were occasionally difficult but overall it was a very successful weekend.
Sunday was the sunnier of the two days… The...

01/05/2014 Eighth Day Cervia

Posted by Felix Mottram, 01 May 2014 - - - - - - · 171 views

We were on site at 9:00am for our final day.  The breeze was from the NW so the usual turbulence slightly constrained our efforts.  After ‘coffee’ at about 10:30am we headed to the arena and ran through a couple of track before being joined by Stephan Versteegh for a couple more.
We had booked an early lunch and watched the w...

May 2014


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