2015 Rides – Sep Ride 1 – Day 1

Corowa to Glenrowan via Wangaratta

Sunday September 20, 2015, 47 miles (76 km) – Total so far: 139 miles (224 km)

Two months have gone by since the last overnight ride. In that time, I’ve had a cold, gone to Sydney for work training, moved house for the summer or until Nigel gets his head back together, and gone down with the flu in a big way. After two weeks of feeling like death from the flu, I’ve only been allowed to do day rides of about 15-20 miles or less for the past month. This ride will be the first weekend I’ve been cleared to resume more strenuous activities. Flu viruses and asthma can be a horrible combination and very, very tough on the lungs. Read more

2015 Rides – Sep Ride 1 – Day 2

Glenrowan to Corowa via Boweya and Peechelba

Monday September 21, 2015, 57 miles (92 km) – Total so far: 196 miles (315 km)

The clouds are dark and threatening this morning. The wind is already blowing back the grass. I did bring my raincoat, but the forecast is a 40 percent chance of less than 1 millimetre. In other words, it is not going to rain. Still, the wind is going to be in my face all day today, so let’s get going. Read more