The Graceful Cyclists

Cycle touring and other adventures

Archive for March 2013

Kangaroo Island Day 2: Seal Bay

What an awesome day! I woke up in splendid isolation at Murrays Lagoon to sunrise to the sound of birds and not much else. After fumbling around for a while I set out towards Seal Bay, with the aim of getting to Vivonne Bay for the evening. 6km of dirt and and a short section of sealed roads, and I made it to Seal Bay Cafe at 11am. A few […]

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Kangaroo Island – An Awesome Place to Ride

What island has a really unoriginal name, is really easy to get too, and is absolutely amazing? Well unfortunately I can’t tell you that because it is a surprisingly well kept secret, but I would strongly recommend looking at the title of this post. As you’ve probably worked out, I recently spent 2 days riding from Adelaide to Cape Jervis and 8 days riding around Kangaroo Island camping in caravan […]

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Kangaroo Island – tick

Just a quick note to let to world know I’ve finished my ride around kangaroo island as of this afternoon. Crucial statistics are as follows: 10 days 688km 2 light houses 8 beaches 3 hamburgers 1steak sandwich 0 crashes…. Oh and a stupid number of photos. Detailled posts will be forthcoming, but for now let me say that kangaroo island is awesome, I highly recommend it to anyone, and next […]

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Kingscote, nearly done…

I haven’t put up an update on the trip because it has been rather busy and reception free, but I’m chilling this afternoon in Kingscote so here is a pvot fron the beach. Three more part days of riding and I will be back in the big smoke for a while. Can’t say I’m particularly looking forward to it!

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Alll packed up, but where to go…

I’m in (R)Adelaide ready for another cycling adventure to start tomorrow. As usual I don’t really have a plan except that I will start by riding south towards Kangaroo Island, and that I will work it out from there. What I do have however is a heavily laden bike and a sense of adventure. These things have seen me through a lot so here is to adventures ahead.

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