Tagged: cycling

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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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The first few days.. – Cycling Across Australia

Well there wasn’t much sleep going around the night before our first day on the road. I definitely didn’t think either of us had done enough prep. I had exactly 178km on my new bike and Tim 113!!! Still our very experienced cycling friends kept telling us to chill. Why practice when we’d be doing the real thing for the...

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