Author Archives: 888riley

Wee Jasper mon amour

Day Seven: Tumut to Wee Jasper 68km, 1018 metres ascent The ride from Tumut ended up being the last day of my Melbourne-Canberra tour. The Vulcan objected to the poor treatment I was dishing out through the fairly tough unsealed … Continue reading

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Riding the Big Ring: Snowy Mountains Highway

Day Six, Wagga Wagga to Tumut via Adelong 103kms, 911m ascent After a welcome rest day in Wagga, I am fired up and ready for some Big Ring riding. I leave the flatlands and head into the mountains, into the … Continue reading

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Day Five: Tinker Tailer Soldier Badass

Day Five: Walla Walla – Culcairn – Henty – The Rock – Wagga Wagga 119km, 254 m ascent I am keen to get underway today because I’m headed to Wagga. I know the place well and look forward to seeing … Continue reading

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Epilogue: Melbourne to Canberra (Part Two)

Day Three: Benalla to Wangaratta, 57kms with total ascent of 119m I have just one photo of Benalla, which is a great shame because it really is a very pretty town. Here it is, a slouch hat with barrel pointing … Continue reading

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Epilogue: Melbourne to Canberra (Part One)

This entry documents the Melbourne-Canberra XmasEpic Epilogue, a solo journey north through the Victorian badlands, across the Riverina wilds and up into the oxygen-starved fault-line that is the Snowy Mountains. After a full week of carbo-loafing in front of Mal’s … Continue reading

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One for the Mitchell Old Boys

I rode from Cowra this morning hoping to get to Molong, but had two flat tires and ended up walking – very conscious that I needed to find a television by 5.30 to catch Wallabies game – the final six … Continue reading

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Introducing ‘The Vulcan’ …

A hybridised custom-concept cycle that combines the 80’s high watermark of elite British racing design with no-nonsense Australian innovation. This bike was made for riding.

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