Yesterday with some close friends we rode the 200km route out and around Collingwood.
Most of the time we were on gravel roads and almost all of it hilly.
There was 2,100m of elevation. And an equal amount of downhill. The downhill races by...
To add to the atmosphere, it was also raining until 1pm.
The rain, combined wth the gravels roads completely covered us with a grey paste.
We started at 7 am and finished around 5pm.
So, it was a long day.
It was fun though, at times.
At other times, less so.
After being rained on for 5 hours we were pretty cold. We had stops along the way, but at lunch were able to get some dry clothes and warm food.
With that, our spirits were much improved and we headed out quietly confident we were going to make it.
The last hour was hard. We thought we were closer than were, so had to re-commit.
Thank you very much for your support.
It is fully and completed appreciated.
Donate to help Ian raise money for Growling Beaver 2019’s fundraising campaign.
|Donation date||Donor name||Donation amount|
|Oct 11||Peter Cuthbert||$537.69|
|Sep 30||Linda Leistner||$133.47|
|Sep 29||Stark Draper||$54.63|
|Sep 26||Judi Cummings Innanen||$54.63|
|Sep 25||Tamara Jordan||$194.18|
|Sep 24||Peter and Sue||$537.69|
|Sep 23||Margo Williams||$54.63|
|Sep 23||Flora Wood||$108.31|
|Sep 23||Donna Henrikson||$100.00|
|Sep 22||Ian Michael||$108.31|