Clarkson to Lancelin 2010

Clarkson to Lancelin Tour 2010

Lancelin Island

Clarkson to Lancelin Tour 2010, six days, cumulative distance: 285km. I had not been to Lancelin for 16 years. Previous rides there in 1990 and 1994 had involved long runs, broken spokes, unrideable roads, cramp, bad weather and outdated or inaccurate maps. I planned to start at the extremity of the northern rail line and […]

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Clarkson to Two Rocks 2010

Two Rocks

Clarkson to Two Rocks, day 1, Monday 25 October 2010. I left Clarkson rail station at 11 am, odometer reading 62, and went westward along Ocean Keys Boulevard until I reached the T-junction with Marmion Avenue, which has since 1990 been extended all the way to Two Rocks. Turning into Marmion Avenue I welcomed the […]

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Two Rocks to Guilderton 2010

Guilderton

Two Rocks to Guilderton, day 2, Tuesday 26 October 2010. I had an embarrassment on this morning – I woke up, looked at my watch and thought it said 7:40. I don’t know why. I got up and went to the breakfast area. There was nothing on the table and all was silent. I made […]

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Guilderton to Lancelin 2010

Lancelin Island

Guilderton to Lancelin, day 3, Wednesday 27 October 2010. I was not in any hurry this morning. I turned on the radio and had the other salad roll and the vanilla slice and coffee in bed while reading. I also finished off the milk that they had left in the fridge. I finally locked the […]

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Lancelin to Neergabby 2010

Neergabby bushland

Lancelin to Neergabby, day 4, Thursday 28 October 2010. I heated the shepherd’s pie and had it and a cake for breakfast. I rolled away from Lancelin motel at 9:57. The wind was fresh from the SW as expected, and I was braced for it. I just took it easy on the winding uphill road […]

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Neergabby to GinGin 2010

Gingin

Neergabby to GinGin, day 5, Friday 29 October 2010. I was amazed on this cool sunny morning how the wind direction could change so much in less than a day. From yesterday’s fresh post-rain westerly I was expecting a light southerly tending west as the day wore on, but instead there was a fresh east-south-east […]

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Gingin to Guildford 2010

Guildford railway station

Gingin to Guildford, day 6, Saturday 30 October 2010. I left Gingin at 7:51 on a cool sunny morning with moderate E-NE winds. I rode up past the railway station and started the mainly downhill run to the Brand Highway, which I reached at 284. Brand highway is straight and flat, so that you can […]

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