With the deadline for our Fundraising Givealittle page drawing ever nearer, it's time for some final thoughts on one of the most challenging yet rewarding things we've ever done. Choosing to cycle for the Fred Hollows Foundation, and helping to live out Fred's vision of a wo...
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It’s official - WE DID IT!!!Another gray rainy start in Martinborough this morning, with a quick 25kms through the back roads around Featherstone to reach Cross Creek and the start of the Rimutaka Cycle Trail for our big Hill of the day.It’s a lovely track up the hill, a...
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Another gray start this morning with plenty of rain overnight (kudos to our little momentum tent!), we fueled up at the local bakery before setting off through farmland towards Eketahuna for the morning’s ride. Plenty of friendly farmers out on their motorbikes this mornin...
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It was a moody grey day as we set off from Rangiwahia this morning, a few spots of rain but nothing like the torrential downpours of a few days back!First up we rode into yet another mob of sheep coming in for shearing - it’s all go in this area at the moment!!The morning ...
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We had a good relaxing rest day in Whanganui yesterday and a trip to A&E to ensure Claire’s knee was actually in OK shape, plus some fixing of our bikes at the legendary Velo Ronny’s Bike Shop (awesome service and chats there, definitely call in if you’re nearby!).Big ...
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A great start to Day 13 with a massive downhill from Raetihi to Pipiriki, a gorgeous ride through the start of the Whanganui National Park, huge hills either side and a lot of greenery.We reached Pipiriki around 9:30am and then took the scenic Whanganui River ...
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After a great nights sleep (finally!) in Taumarunui, we re-stocked our food supply at the local New World, and investigated a plan for the next part of the route - through to Pipiriki. The recommended route included a track that isn't rideable after heavy rain, so we had to ...
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Because we’d cut Day 10 short we knew we needed to make it to a good sized place today to replenish our food stocks, and also to get ourselves warm (at this stage a shower was definitely all we wanted!) so we made the call to try and make Taumaranui, around 110kms.The star...
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We set off from Mangakino through the final River Trail section, meeting some lovely ladies on the nearby swing bridge, and then diverted through some gravel and back roads to head towards the edge of Pureora Forest Park, where we joined some forest tracks with a LOT of clim...
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After a sodden Day 8 through the flats of the #HaurakiPlains yesterday, we tackled the first few sections of the #WaikatoRiverTrails from #littleWaipaReserve, joined by the excellent company of Andy and Paul McCullagh.The #Arapuni swing bri...
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