I’m familiar with the requirements and rigours of solo cycle touring. Packing everything I need; clothes, food, camping gear, stove […]
Archive for ‘Eastern States’
The Kindness of Strangers
Cycling through a Fred Williams inspired landscape, the blue-grey strip of highway slices through the clotted cream coloured singing grasses. […]
Ahead of the massive trucks hauling huge trailers stacked with enormous mining machinery, are pilot utilities with flashing lights atop […]
Life in the Slow Lane.
In the early days of rail travel it was thought that the human body couldn’t withstand speeds in excess of […]
Do You Want Fries With That?
The young cattle were restless, murmurs of discontent were increasing. I could hear stilted whispering voices from the rear of […]
Off the Beaten Track
The stench of death hung heavily on the wind today: Kangaroos and foxes mostly. Not much out here dies of […]
Food Glorious Food: What’s that in your tuckerbox?
On the road there’s a lot of talks about food. It’s necessary as it fuels our ride, we need to […]
Cycling on the Edge of Australia
Sulphur crested Cockatoos can’t be trusted to keep secrets they gossip too much, Kangaroos tend to keep their own counsel,, […]
It’s the People You Meet…
The very nature of touring by bicycle doesn’t allow for anonymity. Our adventure is obvious to all who choose to […]
Home State Victoria
Finally it was time to ride, leaving behind most of what constitutes a normal life: The job, the house, the […]