Tasmanian Coffeeneuring #4. The Country Bakehouse, Perth

The day for Coffeeneuring dawned very windy, stormy and without power due to electrical cells in the storms.  Only a short ride then. But where?  Ah, there’s a new Bakehouse in Perth and a new bit of track at the end of the the Breadalbane to Perth shared track to try, so starting at Devon … Continue reading "Tasmanian Coffeeneuring #4. The Country Bakehouse, Perth"

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How to dispose of an elderly bicycle – Melbourne style

Cycling the Capital City Trail in and around Melbourne I came across this old, rusty bicycle thrown in the river.  The waterway may be part of the Yarra but I am not sure of the geography. The trail was passing through an interesting area running under the Westgate Bridge, two train tracks, other roads and … Continue reading "How to dispose of an elderly bicycle – Melbourne style"

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Brompton on a “Bridge cross the Mersey”, Tasmania

This 1970’s style concrete road bridge is not as romantic as “Ferry Cross The Mersey” by Gerry and the Pacemakers but it got me from West to East Devonport.  While crossing I didn’t sing “Ferry C T Mersey” much to everyone’s relief. Devonport is big on petroleum and bunker fuel imports.  It smells very rich. … Continue reading "Brompton on a “Bridge cross the Mersey”, Tasmania"

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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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