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The Big North: Wrap-up

Some statistics: Total km: 3562.5 Average km/day: 509km Furthest day: 746km Longest day: 10h 15min Here’s the final map: And just because they are beautiful, here are some photos of pubs (not well shot, and mostly in terrible light):

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The Big North: Day 7 (home!)

I made it home. Today I rode a lot of my favourite roads. New to me was the highway from Mudgee to Lithgow, but from there I took the Jenolan Caves Rd, Duckmaloi Rd, Shooters Hill, and Abercrombie. Stopped in … Continue reading

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The Big North: Day 6

Tamworth woke up beautiful this morning! So beautiful that I went for a run to a Google-recommended cafe where I had a fabulous breakfast Then went to the bike shop and had my loose chain tightened. Next job of the … Continue reading

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The Big North: Day 5

Planning the trip home is hard.  I have to avoid my natural inclination just to head home, and instead keep exploring. It’s also hard as I want to go inland and the distances between towns are huge – it’s harder … Continue reading

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The Big Wet: Day 4

Today, instead of heading a lot further North, I did a loop ride, coming back to Caboolture. My motorcycle atlas listed 3 good rides, so I programmed the GPS to do them all 🙂 I first went up the one … Continue reading

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