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Cycling in Tasmania and, sometimes, beyond

In 2018 I was able to rise to the challenge of riding an average of 100k per week for the year.  

In 2019 I ride from Melbourne to Adelaide starting mid-March. ┬áThis went OK so I aimed to cycle 600ks a month, 6000k in 2019, in order to keep fit. This happened – although with the introduction of an electric bike mid 2019.

The task in early 2020 is to prepare for another Victorian Rail Trail adventure in March/April.

Here’s how things are going :

Longford to Hobart. Leg 4.

Richmond to Hobart.

I had a good night’s sleep after sticking with some modifications to my arm position. While my shoulder is gradually feeling much better, it had a bad night the first night of the tour. I just could not get comfortable. 3 nights into the tour and all was good.

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Longford to Hobart. Leg 3

Oatlands to Richmond

This post is a day late. By the time we arrived in Richmond we were quite tired and then had to fight the wind to set up tents, cook tea etc. So the blog took second place to a nice quiet book read!

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Internet Connections then a Ride

There has been a lot of mainland smoke over Tasmania recently. As you know, Colin and I plan to ride in Victoria in March and the fires are still very busy. So I hopped on the Internet and investigated types of anti-pollution masks available for cyclists.

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