Start: Devils Marbles Campground End: Tennant Creek Day distance: 105km Total distance: 4342km Average speed: 21.2km/hr Pedalling time: 04:54 Total time: 06:00 For such a busy campground it was really quiet and I got a good nights sleep finally! We didn’t see our van friends before we left, we got going at 7:30am and their […]Read more "Cycle Oz Day 70 – oh my god the flies"
Start: Taylor Creek rest area End: Devils Marbles Campground Day distance: 79.1km Total distance: 4237.01km Average speed: 22.3km/hr Pedalling time: 03:32 Total time: 08:00 We stayed up for a while watching the sky. The moon didn’t rise until 9:30pm so it was perfect for stargazing. I have downloaded an app to my phone which tells […]Read more "Cycle Oz Day 69 – Aliens and Devils"
Start: Mount Stuart Reserve rest area End: Taylor Creek rest area Day distance: 108km Total distance: 4157.91km Average speed: 20.2km/hr Pedalling time: 05:16 Total time: 08:15 I was asleep fairly early around 9pm having struggled to keep my eyes open to read any of my book. I woke up when a bunch of road trains […]Read more "Cycle Oz Day 68 – too hot"
Start: Bush camp End: Mount Stuart Reserve rest area Day distance: 90.2km Total distance: 4049.91km Average speed: 20.1km/hr Pedalling time: 04:28 Total time: 09:45 I had a great night sleep, despite the full moon being like a spotlight. I got up at 4am for a wee and I didn’t need any light because it was so […]Read more "Cycle Oz Day 67 – 4000km"
Start: Alice Springs End: Bush camp Day distance: 124.8km Total distance: 3959.7km Average speed: 17.5km/hr Pedalling time: 07:06 Total time: 09:00 I really needed those days off. I was getting a nasty chafe on that bit where the bottom of your bum joins your leg. The skin was getting a bit raw and it was […]Read more "Cycle Oz Day 66 – The Tropics "
Mini-break Well, even though a car isn’t my preferred mode of transport, I’m really pleased we had the opportunity to hire one. It was more economical and we got to see way more stuff than we would have on an organised tour, and we didn’t have to put up with an annoying tour guide! It […]Read more "Cycle Oz Day 60-65 – Uluru, Kings Canyon and other big rocks. "
Start: Stuarts Well Roadhouse End: Alice Springs Day distance: 94.3km Total distance: 3834.9km Average speed: 22.1km/hr Pedalling time: 04:17 Total time: 05:00 It was a pretty terrible night, it was so hot and so windy. I managed a couple of hours sleep before the wind really picked up and woke me up. It was making the tent flap about all over the […]Read more "Cycle Oz Day 59 – Alice Springs"