Bunbury to Cape Leeuwin 1992

Bunbury to Cape Leeuwin Tour 1992

Cape Leeuwin

Bunbury to Cape Leeuwin, 8 day tour 1992. Cumulative distance 561 km. Charles A. Pierce Other Days on this Tour: Daily Locations for this Tour:

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Bunbury to Dunsborough 1992


Bunbury to Dunsborough, day 1, Monday 26 October 1992. The bike had been taken down separately by Niteroad and left at Malatesta’s depot in Bunbury. I had taken the evening train and stayed at a Bunbury motel overnight on the 25th. After packing up, walking 2km to the depot, reassembling the bike and stowing the […]

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Dunsborough to Margaret River 1992

Margaret River

Dunsborough to Margaret River, day 2, Tuesday 27 October 1992. The morning was cold and grey, with rain pouring down. It looked as though I would miss Meelup Beach this year as well. I lay in bed eating breakfast and reading. At 7.45 I looked up, the rain had stopped and there was a …

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Margaret River to Augusta and Cape Leeuwin 1992

Cape Leeuwin

Margaret River to Cape Leeuwin, day 3, Wednesday 28 October 1992. Fine, light SW. I left the motel at 7.56 and rode up through the town (24812), taking the turnoff to get to Boodjidup Road, thence to Caves Road. I was aiming to be at Lake Cave in plenty of time for the 9.30 …

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Augusta to Nannup 1992


Augusta to Nannup, Day 4, Thursday 29 October 1992. This was to be the big challenge of the trip, the ride to Nannup along the Brockman Highway. I had worked out a short cut through Kudardup, instead of taking the main highway through Karridale. It only saved 3km but that’s a long way if …

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Nannup to Donnybrook 1992


Nannup to Donnybrook, day 5, Friday 30 October 1992. I decided to go ahead with the plan that I had changed in 1991 – to go from Nannup to Donnybrook the short way, via Cundinup, White, Claymore and Upper Capel roads, a distance which I estimated at 50km., rather than the long way by …

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Donnybrook to Harvey 1992

Harvey at Dusk

Donnybrook to Harvey, day 6, Saturday 31 October 1992. This was the start of a spell of strong easterly winds which was to last into the following week. They had been forecast to start on the Friday but fortunately fresh southerlies persisted that long at least. I was heading back north towards Perth and …

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Harvey to Lake Clifton 1992

Lake Clifton

Harvey to Lake Clifton, day 7, Sunday 1 November 1992. The winds had ben very strong ENE during the night, so that my washing had got blown away into the carpark. It was just as well I checked it before going to bed. I decided to use the wind to head for the coast, …

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Lake Clifton to Cottesloe 1992


Lake Clifton to Cottesloe, day 8, Monday 2 November 1992. I left Lake Clifton at 8.47. There was a fresh SE wind that was to last all day. The speedo read 25136 as I turned onto the Old Coast Road. I passed the Parkridge Hotel, formerly the Lazy Crab resort, at 25150. This might …

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