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    Default Re: Cape Town Cycle Tour (Argus) 2019

    Starting 0752, will settle for sub 5hrs, no. 21, will be on mountain bike. Hoping wind is not as strong as present forecasts.
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    Default Re: Cape Town Cycle Tour (Argus) 2019

    07h41 start.

    I have decided to do it om my dual suspension mountain bike with its knobblies this year - so, Iíll be a bit slower than previous years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Quiksilver View Post
    Holding thumbs the wind stays away. Sub 5 hours will be happy.
    Not looking good. Wind gust forecast

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    Quote Originally Posted by SimonB View Post
    Not looking good. Wind gust forecast

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    Maybe we'll see another last minute cancellation?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Musashi View Post
    Maybe we'll see another last minute cancellation?
    It's not THAT strong yet... enjoy the wind through your bald patch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony Weaver View Post
    It's not THAT strong yet... enjoy the wind through your bald patch.
    "Yet" being the key word
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    its expensive to go down so I really hope the guys have a good and safe tour. Done a few even sub 3!
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    Default Re: Cape Town Cycle Tour (Argus) 2019

    Wind looks like it may be "ok" in the early morning, getting worse as the day progresses.

    Lets hope.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcowell View Post
    Starting 0752, will settle for sub 5hrs, no. 21, will be on mountain bike. Hoping wind is not as strong as present forecasts.
    And, did you get nr 21, Malcolm?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Musashi View Post
    And, did you get nr 21, Malcolm?
    Hi Niel, yes I did it, thanks, and even sneaked in under 5hrs, did you manage your 3.45?
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    Welcome to Club 21 !
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    Quote Originally Posted by mcowell View Post
    Hi Niel, yes I did it, thanks, and even sneaked in under 5hrs, did you manage your 3.45?
    Excellent, well done!

    3:59 for me but given the conditions, I'm happy.
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    Well done, I marshalled at Partridge Point.
    Wind was pumping
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