French 'Canicule' (heat-wave)

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Re: French 'Canicule' (heat-wave)

Post by Billy Bananahead » Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:37 am

Might be nice on Friday.

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Re: French 'Canicule' (heat-wave)

Post by chunky butt » Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:01 am

Feck it....to hot, finished work, going home to cool off in pool, and rehydrate with kronenbourg. They say its +40 this afternoon. :D

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Re: French 'Canicule' (heat-wave)

Post by daveuprite » Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:29 pm

We've got 40 in the shade here, Stevey. And the pool, which I only filled up 2 days ago, is already at 31. Must be horrible in the cities.

I re-filled all the horses' water bins out in the fields earlier (they're inside in the cool of the barn until 9pm) and I bloody roasted out there. It feels like 45 degrees out in the direct sun - wouldn't be surprised. I stood in one bin while filling the next and just kept dunking my head in them. The well-water is still lovely and cold.

I don't think you could pay me to get on a bike right now, although some GS-riding nutters in full gear on UK plates rode by earlier today! Mad dogs....etc :o

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Re: French 'Canicule' (heat-wave)

Post by Nico-D » Wed Jun 26, 2019 6:16 pm

Must be something wrong with my thermometer, 'only' 32 here in south Haute-Vienne, did feel stinking hot though and very humid as I was hosing the baked-on Aveyron mud off the DRZ.

No definitely not biking weather, glad I got home yesterday, I actually hopped onto the motorway for the last 2 hrs something I wouldn't normally do but figured the wind blast would keep things tolerable. 8-)

My re-hydration aid of choice is now Hoegarden biere-blanche, lovely stuff, only discovered it recently.. :D

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Re: French 'Canicule' (heat-wave)

Post by PHILinFRANCE » Wed Jun 26, 2019 6:56 pm

Yet another day in the tracked cooker , 6am til 2pm then pond time ..........................its gonna be hotter tomoz 8-)

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Re: French 'Canicule' (heat-wave)

Post by daveuprite » Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:19 pm

PHILinFRANCE wrote:
Wed Jun 26, 2019 6:56 pm
Yet another day in the tracked cooker ,
That's mental Phil. Get outta there. You need some of Nick's Hooegardens - one of my favourites too. Although things can go badly wrong after 5 or 6 of those.

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Re: French 'Canicule' (heat-wave)

Post by MotoCP » Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:25 pm

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Feck me it will be brutal in France on Friday.

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Re: French 'Canicule' (heat-wave)

Post by daveuprite » Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:33 pm

MotoCP wrote:
Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:25 pm
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Feck me it will be brutal in France on Friday.
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Re: French 'Canicule' (heat-wave)

Post by PHILinFRANCE » Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:44 pm

"Feck me it will be brutal in France on Friday."

Tell me about it , i'll finnish the footings job tomoz then straight onto a pool dig out 9m x 5m x 2.2 m , has to be ready for Monday morning when the fiber glass pool arrives 8-)

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Re: French 'Canicule' (heat-wave)

Post by chunky butt » Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:41 pm

Nico-D wrote:
Wed Jun 26, 2019 6:16 pm
Must be something wrong with my thermometer, 'only' 32 here in south Haute-Vienne, did feel stinking hot though and very humid as I was hosing the baked-on Aveyron mud off the DRZ.

No definitely not biking weather, glad I got home yesterday, I actually hopped onto the motorway for the last 2 hrs something I wouldn't normally do but figured the wind blast would keep things tolerable. 8-)

My re-hydration aid of choice is now Hoegarden biere-blanche, lovely stuff, only discovered it recently.. :D
Saw 38* under veranda in the shade, in side job, pointing, so not to bad as quite cool compared to outside.......best try some of that hoegarden :D

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