Week #48. 2018. Still managing the weather.

A successful week but mainly retracing wheel ruts often discussed in these pages.  The main thing is I am happy to have had another good week distance-wise and am closing in on my 2018 challenge to self of cycling 5,200 kilometers in the year.

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Week #46. 2018. Sally’s Ride

I emailed the organisers a couple of weeks ago asking if recumbents were OK.  No reply.  This week the ride was getting closer so I downloaded the route information and the rules and regs.  In the rules and regs it became clear that recumbents are only allowed to enter the 45k ride.  So that’s what I did.

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Week #46, 2018. Challenges, Challenges galore.

The Cycle365 website hosts a variety of cycle related Challenges.  So at the moment I am tackling my personal challenge of riding 5,200 kilometers by 31st December as well as Coffeeneuring and the November “Do something for your Community” challenge.  Luckily they sort of slot together by completing multi-purpose rides!

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Week #43 – 2018. Plus Coffeeneuring #3

Sadly, some people dump rubbish by the roadside.  The council’s are doing more to clean up and I do a little by picking up bottles to prevent glass from being spread about.  I just wish the minority who dump would think before they throw.

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Week #40 2018. The Roaring Forties are back.

Featured ride.  Deloraine to Huntsman Dam.

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This was a ride of two distinct parts.  Part 1 – a slow push into headwind and then uphill.  Part 2 – a rush downhill and then racing back to Deloraine.

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