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Monthly Archive for June, 2006

Day 332: We’ll be on telly my dear…

On our last day in Adelaide we had a meeting with Frog Films, to do some filming for an Australian TV programme. The filming took about an hour, where we had the opportunity to talk about our trip and why we chose to do it on recumbent bicycles. Just as we had finished filming a [...]

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Day 331: Adelaide

After Clare Valley we arrived at Adelaide – the capital of South Australia. An incredibly pretty city right by the Torrens river and the sea, also known as ‘city of churches’. We thought it should also have been called the ‘city of cyclists’ – in no other city have we seen so many cyclists and [...]

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Day 328: Thank you Schwalbe

We have been donated a full set of tyres by Schwalbe, to replace our worn old ones! They are Marathon XRs – the best touring tyres money can buy. A big thank you to Chris and Guy at Schwalbe for getting it all sorted out for us.

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Day 327: Out of the outback

We finally reached the south coast at Port Augusta, from where we opted to climb the Horrocks Pass into the Clare Valley, heading south towards Adelaide via a slightly longer but more picturesque route. The green lush vineyard landscape and the pretty little villages of the Clare Valley was such a welcome change after the [...]

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Day 323: Nothing for miles…and it’s cold!

With the break in Alice over, we got back on the bikes to cycle the rest of the outback. We were now in the midst of the desert proper – miles of nothing all around, no trees or bush to stop the howling 20-30 knot wind in our faces… It was the hardest cycling of [...]

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