Photo Gallery - Holbrook to Binalong 2006
Day 0Day 0 Report
The bike half boxed...
...and the wheels go on top.
My life is in these two bags for the next 10 days.
Some people waiting for the day bus.
Day 1Day 1 Report
Bikes waiting to be unpacked
Chaos at checkin
I knew that train services in the country were being downsized, but this is riduculous
The queue for checkin
As long as it gets you there, that is the important thing
The main feature people recognise at Holbrook
Who wants a face full of wind? She also had a Pomeranian in the basket as well
A large number of the cyclists
The traditional Mass Start
The mighty Murray
At the border to Mexico
Day 2Day 2 Report
Breakfast in the dark
The fog out this morning
More fog in the hills
Vineyards near Tumba
Rod and Steve near the top of a small climb
The day had taken it's toll on these two...
Day 3Day 3 Report
The beautiful scenary early on.
Fog and sunshine on the hills.
Some of the many acres of shadecloth over the orchards.
Two out of three aint bad. By the end of the week, it was still two of three, but they had changed.
Not far from Tumut now
Tumut welcomed us gladly into town
Campsite for the restday
feeding several hundred cyclists means big pots of Bolognaise Sauce.
Day 4Day 4 Report
Sunrise over the camp
For sale, one shed, may need some restoration
Another dam photo
Looking down the wall to the picnic area
Blowering dam in the record books.
I made it!
The many washing lines around camp.
Day 5Day 5 Report
The lead policeman for the day
Some of the hills along the route, we didn't have to climb this one
The computer didn't survive being run over. Who would have thought...
I think this speaks for itself.
The famous dog of Gundagai
The triple tandem, actually 1 tandem, plus 1 trailer bike.
Now that is what I call a caravan. It belonged to the Poet from Junee.
This bike was hanging on the outside of the balcony.
Day 6Day 6 Report
Some of the very dry country out here.
The view from lunch.
Barry cresting the hill
Some of the effects of the fires around Junee
This was at the back of our campsite, so the town was pretty close to the fires.
Imagine having this under the bonet! 1400 Horse Power.
This crane is the only operational one in Australia, only 3 made it (two fell of the ship outside Sydney harbour).
I beat this boiler makes a mean coffee. The boiler in the 3801 is a bit bigger.
Monte Christo, this house was beautiful restored.
Day 7Day 7 Report
The queues for the luggage truck.
Tent city in various states of undress.
and they're off!
Not quite 3 triple twenties, but much closer than I could ever get.
They had busts of Cricket Test Captains around the park, Bradman got the full deal. He was born in Cootamundra
Day 8Day 8 Report
The reverse view of one of my 2003 pictures.
Not quite on the same scale as Lake Burley Griffin
How many cyclists can you fit in a pub?
Due to the heat, shade was always being hunted.
Day 9Day 9 Report
The washing up stands.
Finally, after about 550km
Watching the other cyclists roll in.
How to you get a bike box to the truck. Or two.
Who needs a beer garden when the street will do?