Week 2, 2018

Total for Week = 39 kilometres : Brompton.  Total for year = 154

Some time ago I tried to ride the Tasman Bridge and got there to find the cycle tracks closed for maintenance. To bring Oscar (Maltese-Shit..su) to the Vets (3rd time to Bellerive from Longford – 200k away) this time we decided to assume he will pass the final exam (after cruciate ligament/patella surgery) with flying colours and so will be more mobile than before. This meant we could take the caravan down to Cambridge (16ks outside Hobart and on the Bellerive side of the river) and spend some time in the Hobart area.

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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.  

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 :