Cycling in Sydney Australia
I was supposed to go out for a ride yesterday, but for various reasons I didn't make it. So over dinner last night Mrs Dan said I should go out today instead.
But it didn't happen, because at 5am Mrs Dan went into labour, and Baby Dan the second was born at 10.45am.
Everyone is doing really well. Just such an amazing, emotional, wonderful experience. I now have two beautiful daughters.
I did get to ride my bike in the end though, as I cycled back to the hospital for…Continue
In the end, it was quite a snap decision. 'Why don't you just buy that one from me?' I found myself saying, as I discussed yet again the bike that a friend was going to buy. 'I'd love to - that would be perfect. I like that bike.' came the response, and it was done. The bike that got me back into cycling, that got me fit again, that I had spent more time cherishing and…Continue
Lunch by the Rhine in one moment when I wasn't lost in more pouring rain. The rhine route is kind of well marked but miss one and here we go - lost again in the pouring rain. How hard can it be just to follow a river, well first find your river.…Continue
This 450 gm hunk of broccoli never expected to be dragged over the 1962m Gross Scheidegg on a bicycle. And I wasn't expecting to be its host either. Needless to say when I discovered it in my pannier on the other side I boiled it up and ate the bastard.
My first high Swiss pass was an accident, I didn't have a good look at the map like only 26 kms to see the Eiger. It…Continue
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