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Tour Down Under – Day 8

Oh no, the final day! It has gone by so quickly. Today I had planned an early ride with my mate Carl. This would ensure I wouldn’t get lost in the bloody hills again. We met at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Tour Down Under – Day 7

Stage 5, the queen stage, Old Willunga Hill. Such a great stage around McLarenvale and up the hill. Having been there a few times now, I know a couple of tricks and one of them is getting a park about … Continue reading

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Tour Down Under – Day 6

Ok, where were we. Sorry about the delay. Being a lazy two finger typist means these things take some time to throw together, and I just ran out of time in Adelaide. But, I have just had dinner here in … Continue reading

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Tour Down Under – Day 5

Stage 3 of the Tour Down Under and it was back to the corkscrew. Starting out at Glenelg, I must say, I was slightly worried when I first arrived. Rain at the start line. Can't see the tram tracks being … Continue reading

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Tour Down Under – Day 4

Stage 2 today started just up the road from where I am staying, at a little place called Unley. According to Dave McKenzie, there has been a stage start all but 3 times since 1999. Here are just a few … Continue reading

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Tour Down Under – Day 2 and 3.

So, the catch up post. Forgot to post yesterday, but to be honest, there wasn’t a huge amount happening. Monday was the BikeExchange Norton Summit Strava Challenge. Something I was keen to have a crack at. I certainly wasn’t expecting … Continue reading

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Tour Down Under – Day 1

Today was the first day to go for a ride and check out some racing. The ride was a flat one, to get me ready for the Norton Summit Challenge tomorrow. I went down to Glenelg and then North for … Continue reading

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Tour Down Under – The Trip There.

It is that time of year again. The time I pack my gear and head virtually directly west to Adelaide. I love it. And I love the road trip. 1350kms of norbs time. And away we go. Hay here I … Continue reading

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Norton Summit in Under 20 Minutes!

Earlier last week I took another swing at Norton Summit, my goal, a sub 20 minute climb. Once I got to the top, I didn’t think I had managed it. But when I got back to the motel, I thought … Continue reading

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Day X – Y @TDU.

Ok, so I tried to be clever and schedule some posts about the previous 2 days. Tip to self, always test these things before going ahead. *facepalm* So, today was day 5, I don’t want to know how many days … Continue reading

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