Week #39. A good one

Monday’s ride of the Magnum to the Ferry in Melbourne was documented in my previous Post.  This is an extra picture of an artistically decorated toilet that can be found along Melbourne’s Southbank.  It provokes the question – Is Graffiti Art?

Back in Tasmania, for the rest of the week the Magnum was my bike of choice!

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Week #38 – fixing mechanical problem

I expected the replacement freewheel to arrive later in the week so, to get the kilometers in and hit the 3,500 k number this week, I rode the Bishopsbourne, Armstrong Lane loop first and, the next day, out to Carrick.  The Armstrong Lane loop is interesting.  Why does it always seems hillier going anticlockwise through Bishopsbourne than going clockwise?  I have recently tackled it both ways and I still don’t know.  Obviously the climbing and descents must be the same but it certainly feels less hilly turning left off Bishopsbourne Road and looping clockwise.

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