Start: Cranbourne End: Melbourne Day distance: 61.2km Total distance: 1210.91km Average speed: 15.6km/hr Pedalling time: 03:54 Total time: 08:00 I set off at 9am, it was a bit chilly and I didn’t get a great start because Google took me around some back roads, and a couple of them just lead to dead ends which […]Read more "Cycle Oz day 23 – Made it to Melbourne! "
Start: Leongatha End: Cranbourne Day distance: 91.6km Total distance: 1149.71km Average speed: 17.1km/hr Pedalling time: 05:21 Total time: 06:00 I was once again reluctant to leave the warmth and comfort of Craig and Wendy’s home. The weather looked a little grey and the temptation was to stay for ‘just one more day’. But I couldn’t […]Read more "Cycle Oz day 22 – Rainy days and Mondays…"
When I set off from Sydney I thought it would take ‘about 2 weeks’ to get to Melbourne. Here I am 3 weeks later and still 2 days away! But I have had 5 ‘zero’ days, so I suppose I’m not doing that badly. And let’s not gloss over the fact that I’ve cycled over […]Read more "Cycle Oz day 20 & 21 – 10 things I’ve learnt about cycle touring"
Start: Foster End: Leongatha Day distance: 47.6km Total distance: 1058.11km Average speed: 14.4km/hr Pedalling time: 03:17 Total time: 04:00 In my exhaustion yesterday I forgot to mention the bizarre banana incident. It was most odd. So I like bananas. But I don’t like it when they contaminate other things with their flavour and they were […]Read more "Cycle Oz day 19 – the great southern rail trail "
Start: Sale End: Foster Day distance: 124.1km Total distance: 1010.51km Average speed: 18.1km/hr Pedalling time: 06:49 Total time: 07:50 This will be short because every single muscle in my body hurts and thinking is difficult. I woke up this morning feeling like giving myself a bit of a challenge so I decided to break to […]Read more "Cycle Oz day 18 – three reasons today was a good day"
Start: Bairnsdale End: Sale Day distance: 73.29km Total distance: 886.41km Average speed: 18.1km/hr Pedalling time: 03:59 Total time: 05:00 Well unsurprisingly I didn’t really want to leave, but after a great night sleep I was feeling well rested and and good to go. Mick and Jacinta sent me off with an awesome care package full […]Read more "Cycle Oz day 17 – winter solstice "
I was looking forward to taking a day off so much. My body was really starting to feel it. Along with the claw hand I have associated pain in my elbow and my knees are a little sore too, together with general muscle fatigue. I want this to be a challenge, but I also want […]Read more "Cycle Oz day 15 and 16 – Priscilla gets a makeover!"