Posts Tagged ‘Melbs’

The End of the Beginning

The exit from Melbourne was a nice one. The road was flat with a bike path for most of the way. I left three days earlier than Matt, who resided in penthouse luxury whilst I made my way to the finish line in Sydney. The reason for my early departure from the cool cafe culture of Melbourne was pedalling her Rockhopper arduously behind Colin and me.

Mum had decided to join us on our final 1000 miles. She prepared her body for the stiff physical challenge in much the same way as Matt and I had in the lead-up to our adventure; by eating a lot but not actually riding very much. Also, to make sure she was properly tested, she damaged her knee back in June. Read the rest of this entry »