Velominati Fleurieu Peninsula Cogal

Event Details

Velominati Fleurieu Peninsula Cogal

Time: February 8, 2014 all day
Location: Nino's
Street: Victoria Street
City/Suburb: Victor Harbor
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Event Type: group, ride, cogal
Organised By: Mikael Liddy
Latest Activity: Feb 12, 2014

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Event Description

It’s the Southerners' turn to try hosting a Cogal, after the success of the Adelaide Cogal earlier this year.

It'll be 130ish km's of rolling roads around the Fleurieu Peninsula, so either drive down for the day, or convince the family it'll be a little getaway down south & make a weekend of it (I definitely don't plan on being in a driving state on Saturday night).

Join us for a Casually Deliberate day sampling some fine roads/scenery and great coffee and food along the way. Feel free to let any others you think may be interested know.

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Comment by Ollie Luckhurst on February 12, 2014 at 13:46

Thanks for hosting!

Was a gruelling but rewarding/eventful ride looking back. The last 20ks were probably some of the worst I've had on a bike given the wind and weather but despite that, I'm already looking back to the weekend with fondness! Congrats to all those who finished.

Will definitely be bringing my bike with me next time I'm down that way and we can ride again. Cheers

Comment by Dwayne Cox on February 11, 2014 at 11:41

Thanks to all that braved the elements last Saturday for the Velominati Cogal.

Whilst the ride was cut short we still saw some amazing efforts and I hope all riders had a great time even though the weather was outrageous. Great effort by Mikael to ride down the night before in order to support the event.

Total of 20 riders started with 11 of us ending back at Nino's in various shapes and forms to enjoy what was possibly the best beer and pizza tasted for a long time.

Regards to all

Comment by Adam Williss on February 7, 2014 at 15:47

Guys - just noted the 'Catastrophic' Fire rating for the Mt Lofty Ranges (includes the Fleurieu) tomorrow.  First for the season.  I'd be more concerned about that....  Ride safe and take care!

Comment by Mikael Liddy on February 7, 2014 at 15:40

Good to have you along Ollie, hopefully mother nature is a little kinder on us than is predicted!

Comment by Ollie Luckhurst on February 7, 2014 at 13:03

Hi Mikael, I think we met on the morning of the RGR, I rode for Treadly. I'll be down tomorrow with a mate, hopefully having shaken off this cold I have and can stand the 40 max thats out there!

Comment by Michael Fraser on February 7, 2014 at 11:55

Have a great time at the Velominati Fleurieu Peninsula Cogal all those that participate. Take it easy and keep hydrated.

Comment by Justin V on February 6, 2014 at 17:21
I'll still be there but in light of the forecast I may be a bit more Casually Deliberate and may be riding a bit an appropriate pace & or distance. Will play it by ear.
Comment by Shane Sody on February 6, 2014 at 16:06

I'm very sorry Mikael - the BoM is predicting 40 at Victor Harbor on Saturday, and 42 in Adelaide.  I had been hoping to combine the Cogal with some additional distance, but in view of the extreme heat I have decided to postpone my planned long ride by 24 hours, to take advantage of the southerly change expected Saturday night. 

Massive 'Rule #9' kudos to the brave souls who do ride with you on Saturday  :-)

Comment by Mikael Liddy on February 6, 2014 at 12:27

The BOM seems to be expecting about 35 on Saturday down at Victor, while a little warm, I can't see that causing too many issues.

Comment by Dwayne Cox on February 3, 2014 at 18:26

Justin and Shane, Pace will not be high so hopefully temp wont be an issue. 8:05 is about right but Nino's are opening from about 7am for coffees.  Hopefully back to Victor by 2pm approx ....  Weather and stop dependent .    This is also a "ride at your own risk " ride so no set rules.   Hope that helps

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