Death Valley

For anyone interested in Death Valley, I’ve started putting up the first bits about my expedition here: http://bike365.org/bike/news/ More to come as time permits while I’m cleaning the sand out of all my camping gear, putting away everything, and tending to the battered, abused Ogre.

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CLC 2018 – Going Around in a Circle 17

Hi there, folks and fellow cyclists! I’m having a hard time catching up. So many lovely comments that I haven’t answered, so many rides that I haven’t commented. For the time being, thank you all so much. Here is the sixth segment – Circling in the sun … from Ottenhofen to Garching Wednesday April 18, … Continue reading "CLC 2018 – Going Around in a Circle 17"

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Cycle Life Challenge 3: Planes, trains and….camels and horses

Alas another gloomy day, about 25 celsius with some sunny breaks. I headed down the Zig Zag to see my friends at Kenwick who were involved in a horse dressage event. Kenny Wildhog is retiring with a golden handshake as his employer is rationalising its operations to Melbourne, a familiar story around WA at the … Continue reading "Cycle Life Challenge 3: Planes, trains and….camels and horses"

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CLC2018, Ride 2: Arrakis, also known as the planet Dune

On the planet Arrakis, among the endless dunes, I scan the horizon carefully before I set my thumper upon the surface of the sand and activate it. Instantly it begins the steady, rhythmic thump certain to attract a huge creature from beneath the sand sea. I tighten my grip on the rope and remind myself … Continue reading "CLC2018, Ride 2: Arrakis, also known as the planet Dune"

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2018. Week 6. To Ross and Back in two parts

It was easy to cycle 100k+ this week ‘cos I took an overnight camp trip south to Ross.  Well, I’ll re-think that – the ride back from Ross was not easy at all ! The trip south is documented here : https://tonyscycling.blog/2018/02/08/week-6-part-1-a-ride-to-ross/ The trip north here : https://tonyscycling.blog/2018/02/10/week-6-part-ii-the-way-home/ It’s raining and thundery here this evening and people … Continue reading "2018. Week 6. To Ross and Back in two parts"

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