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Jan 25, 2016 - Cracking 500kms (40kms)

It was wet when we woke, and it was good to know that cycling today was optional. We had coffee and breakfast once the kids woke, and headed to the Kissing Gate cafe next door for a second coffee and to access their free wifi. Jonno ordered an apricot and banana smoothie which was heavy on the apricot and absolutely delicious. Georgia enjoyed her berry smoothie, and the coffees were good. This wifi was a little slow, but we eventually uploaded the blog and photos from yesterday. We detoured home via Cycle Surgery to pick up a map of the...

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Jan 24, 2016 - The home straight (57kms)

The final day of the rail trail. Fortunately, the weather forecast was wrong again and the day dawned fine though cloudy. We knew we had a long ride ahead to Middlemarch but we were not a hurry, and waited for the other group to leave before emerging to make lunches. I had cooked up burgers and onions to ensure we had good sustenance at lunchtime, and the burgers were quickly made. Our 1kg slab of cheese needed to be used, so the burgers were well supported with cheese, tomatoes and lettuce. We enjoyed more of Peter's fresh bread as toast...

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