1100km – Melburn to Radelaide in 1 Continuous Ride (Part 3)

This is the third installment in a 3 part series. To read Part 1 click here. To read Part 2, click here.


Continued from part 2:

We got to Salt Creek some time after midnight, I really have no idea of exactly when it was. A quick water in and water out stop, and we looked down the road for a spot to sleep. The winner was literally a ditch, filled with native grass, in the open. I just cannot think of a better example of our determination to finish this ride than the fact we had a nap in a ditch on the side of the highway, in just our cycling clothes. It was bloody comfy too…

210 kilometres to go…

That is manageable. We had all ridden in excess of that on plenty of occasions. Next stop Meningie. On the way the sun came up, and it couldn’t have come sooner. Well for some of us, Sam was riding stronger than an ox. Even before the sun comes up – 48 hours into a ride, he is full of chirp. At least Pete, James and I had all shown fatigue at some point. How does this all conclude? Click for the final chapter