In 2018 I was able to rise to the challenge of riding an average of 100k per week for the year.
My initial challenge to self in 2019 was to ride from Melbourne to Adelaide starting mid-March. This went OK so I am now trying to cycle 600ks a month, 6,000 in 2019 in order to keep fit and be ready for another Victorian cycling adventure next Autumn.
Here’s how things are going :
The past couple of weeks have been quite windy. The wind has brought cold temperatures and rain too so, unlike New South Wales, Queensland and now South Australia, Tasmania is not on fire, yet.
What with the weather, medical appointments and our 50th wedding anniversary, there has been reduced riding.
Continue reading “The Roaring Forties are in”
The Fly12 combined front light and camera squeaked itself to death. It had been playing up for some time – not holding it’s charge well. Then, one day on the ride out past Nile, it started a cheeping noise – like a very small nearly dead bird. It would not stop until eventually it karked it on the kitchen bench top.
Continue reading “Irony? An old man with an action camera?”
It took some hours to find all my camping equipment that had been stored in cupboards to overwinter after our return from South Australia. Yes, it’s been that long since I camped out with a trike.
Continue reading “1st S24O ride in Spring 2019”
2019 is 75% done. Annual Challenge is 75% done. That means I have caught up and here we go with the last quarter of the year.
Continue reading “Challenges on Schedule”
At last. While the weather is still presenting overnight frosts, the days are getting warmer. The Equinox is upon us and soon we will be on “Summer Time” once more. All this makes for happy cycling.
Continue reading “It’s getting warmer”
Yes, it’s Spring at last. We are still experiencing early morning frozen bird baths but, with the sun rising earlier, they turn to water by ride time.
Continue reading “Two good Spring Rides”
This is a different sort of Wattle – an Ovens Wattle. Most of the Silver Wattle blossom is over now and it’s the turn of other varieties.
Continue reading “Odd Jobs and the Tweed Ride 2019”