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Old 06-19-11, 09:24 PM   #1
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A nice slice of Australia at 50+

I recently tried a 'return to flight' ride after a long break from loaded, multi-day touring. The route I chose was close to perfect to test out a 54 y.o. body and new gear. It had lots of variety and ample exit by train options if problems arose. It was great. The ride was from the centre of Australia's capital city (Canberra) to the centre of Australia's largest city (Sydney) and included excellent scenery, good food, a bit of wilderness and lots of beaches. Best of all, it was mostly on bike-ways and backroads. Ride details are
http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/housetohouse2011
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Old 06-20-11, 05:13 AM   #2
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Beautiful photos and a great blog. It looks like a very nice "welcome back" tour. Thanks for posting it.
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Old 06-20-11, 06:16 AM   #3
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Very enjoyable read and interesting pictures.
For me, here in the northern hemisphere, it's funny to see autumn colored trees & people in knit hats in June. Thanks for posting.
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Great read, thanks for posting.

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Thanks for reading about the House to House tour

Thanks for taking time to read the journal.
Spread the word about this excellent, shortish ride. If you or friends were ever to come to Australia to cycle tour, this route would be a very good one to consider as part of your itinerary.
http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/housetohouse2011
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