Trust a bunch of cyclists to fire up a generator on the roadside for no other reason than to boil a kettle.
A. Pack it with 40 carbon road bikes.
Zoo 2 Zoo Day Three: Molong to Dubbo, via Cumnock Slept surprisingly well considering I was on the motel floor all night. That said, given the number of beers I consumed the night before at the Molong RSL chances are I would have slept like a log on the footpath. This proved to be a … More Mother Nature’s day off: Zoo 2 Zoo Day Three Ride Report
Zoo 2 Zoo Day 2: Mt Victoria to Molong Without the big climb up past Yarrumundi and on to Mt Victoria, day one was a lot easier than everyone expected. So apart from the handful of riders who kicked on into the wee hours drinking beers, singing (terribly, I must add – I could hear … More Smoke, fog and fines: Zoo 2 Zoo Day Two Ride Report
“There are old riders. And there are bold riders. But there are never bold old riders.” Wise words from Duncan, from Dubbo.
Day 1: Taronga Zoo to Mt Victoria Very strange 48 hours leading up to today. First I was hit by car at a roundabout on Wednesday am which saw me racing the clock to even be fit to ride. Plenty of ice, swimming and olbas oil (it really works) saw me make it to the … More Zoo 2 Zoo versus Bush Fires: Day One Ride Report
As I write this, I’ve just returned from my final major training ride out to Brooklyn (north of Sydney) and back in preparation for the 2013 Zoo2Zoo charity event which starts at 5:30am next Friday at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo and, all going well, finishes 450km west in Dubbo, two-and-a-half days later. I’ve done a lot … More One week until Dubbo
Just back from my first official Zoo 2 Zoo training ride. Essentially it was a dress rehearsal of the Day 1 course from Sydney’s Taronga Zoo to the Blue Mountains, without the last bit to Mt Victoria. Which is probably just as well based on the way I felt as I limped into Wentworth Falls … More Zoos, hills and trestle tables