IP Day 20 – Kimba to Nuttbush Retreat

Sunday 10th April, 2022117.58km    +414mMoving 5:17 Elapsed 6:50Avg  22.2km/h Max 50.1km/h Although the 'civilisation' milestone of Port Augusta would have looked to others as being within reach today, we had opted to stop about 40km short. We had been keeping our eyes on an accommodation option - Nuttbush Retreat. It had been closed during …

Continue reading IP Day 20 – Kimba to Nuttbush Retreat

IP Day 18 – Wirrulla to Wudinna

Friday 8th April, 2022118.47km    +400mAvg 22.9km/h Max 39.5km/hMoving 5:10 Elapsed 7:32:56Normal operating hours to Wudinna with light winds forecast. Undulating countryside, good road, not much traffic.  With the rather more reasonable wind forecast we opted for a far more reasonable departure time, tippy-toeing out of the pub at about 7.15am. Overnight Marc had googled the …

Continue reading IP Day 18 – Wirrulla to Wudinna

IP Day 17 – Ceduna to Wirrulla 

Thursday 7th April, 202292.55km  (88.55km + 4km at the start)  +288mMoving 4:35:01 Elapsed 5:48*avg  19.3km/h max 31.3km/h* forgot to stop ride when we got intoWirrulla, so not 8:53 elapsed as per rwgps recording.First 60k easier than the last 30. Got into Wirrulla ([pronounced] squirrel-a) around 10, but glad not to be pushing into that wind …

Continue reading IP Day 17 – Ceduna to Wirrulla 

IP Day 15 – Nullarbor RH to Nundroo

Monday 4th April, 2022144.35km   +638mMoving 6:31   Elapsed 8:02Avg 22.1km/h max 52.4km/h After yesterday's huge day we got on the road a bit late with an 8:24am departure. (A reprieve from the pre-dawn eating/nausea for me at least.) About 18km along the road we passed the 'NULLARBOR PLAIN -Eastern End of the Treeless Plain' …

Continue reading IP Day 15 – Nullarbor RH to Nundroo

IP Day 14 – Border Village to Nullarbor Roadhouse

Sunday 3rd April. 2022187.07km   +242m Moving 9:04 Elapsed 12:29Avg speed 20.6km/h  Max: 32.5km/h Strava: Totally shattered. 😓Headwind the whole day meant having to pedal even the slight downhills. Guess which way the wind was blowing... no lull. Sunrise on the road again. We left Border Village at 4.15am ACWST, and, with the end of …

Continue reading IP Day 14 – Border Village to Nullarbor Roadhouse

IP Day 13 – Mundrabilla to Border Village

Saturday 2nd April, 2022 78.57km   +126mMoving 3:22 Elapsed 5:21 Avg 23.3km/h Max 32.7km/h It's pretty confusing looking back trying to work out just exactly how stupid o'clock our departure was, between the official and unofficial time zones, and every app deciding to extract a different timestamp out of the Garmin data. Strava's 4.02am is seemingly …

Continue reading IP Day 13 – Mundrabilla to Border Village