Tagged: Western Australia

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The Big Challenge – Cycling across the Nullarbor (Part 2)

With the first part of the Nullarbor cycle under our belts, the second part was about to begin. The day off in Eucla certainly did the trick but it didn’t improve the weather forecast…depending on which one you looked at!!!! The official BOM site was predicting 39 degrees, possible thunderstorms and nasty winds. Weatherzone.com, on the other hand was reporting...

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Cycling north to the start of the Nullarbor

After a couple of days off the bikes after our trip down from Ravensbourne, the legs were certainly a lot fresher but unfortunately I had managed to catch a chesty cold. That meant I was breathing heavily through my mouth as we climbed the first hill out of Esperance and in no time at all was choking on my first fly...

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Crawling in at Sunset… – Cycling Across Australia

After spending a nice evening with new friends in Jerramungup, we hoped we were ready for the next leg of the journey to Ravensbourne. We obviously weren’t having much luck with the weather at the moment. We awoke to sunshine but the slight breeze that was present appeared to be coming from the East. If there was anything we’d learnt on this...

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Grand Final in Albany – Cycling Across Australia

Tasting Palate at the Tangle Head Brewery – Albany It had been a nice break in Denmark. When we got up the sun was shining but a peek out of the kitchen window told another tale. From that vantage point you could see the next cold front moving towards us. We hurried our preparations and scooted out of town just...

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Catching the Tailwinds, Cycling from Walpole to Denmark

Meadery on the way to Denmark After recuperating in Walpole we were ready to go. The skies looked threatening but the rain held off on out ride out of town. We stopped at the 24km mark to enjoy a coffee and sausage roll at the Bow Bridge roadhouse. Our timing was impeccable as the heavens opened up while we enjoyed...

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Recuperating in Walpole – Cycling Across Australia

Coalmine Beach, Walpole, Western Australia Before we even booked into our accommodation we fronted up to the Top Deck café for a hot coffee. The temptation was there for lunch but the prices soon put that little urge to rest. The meals looked enormous but the price tag for most dishes was in the $20 plus range and we couldn’t...

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