Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby petie » Wed Apr 16, 2014 8:31 pm

Good work, keep it up!!
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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby petie » Sun Apr 20, 2014 10:20 pm

Still making excellent progress I see, the most boring bit odd the nullarbor is done!
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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby dkw6mmbr » Fri Apr 25, 2014 4:58 pm

G'day Mark. Got a message from cousin Ree about your trip. If the timing is right, I might be able to help with a bed for the night in Goulburn. Let me know and I'll see what I can manage. Safe travels. David W.
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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby recumbenteer » Sat May 17, 2014 8:07 pm

I'm back in NSW.... Just.
Albury tonight. Tarcutta Sunday. Yass Monday. Canberra for some rest days tues & wed.


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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby ldrcycles » Sat May 17, 2014 8:25 pm

Only just found this thread (and your blog), what a ride! It's a great read going through your blog, checking out the pics etc, inspiring stuff :D . Not too long now! (relatively speaking :) )
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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby Aushiker » Sat May 17, 2014 9:36 pm

recumbenteer wrote:I'm back in NSW.... Just.
Albury tonight. Tarcutta Sunday. Yass Monday. Canberra for some rest days tues & wed.


Great to hear. I have been following the blog.

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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby OldBloke » Sat May 17, 2014 9:53 pm

recumbenteer wrote:I'm back in NSW.... Just.
Albury tonight. Tarcutta Sunday. Yass Monday. Canberra for some rest days tues & wed.


I'm impressed. So much so that I will donate to Legacy.

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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby John Lewis » Sun May 18, 2014 7:06 pm

Great going Mark.
I've been following on the blog but hadn't checked in for a while.
I must go and catch up.
It will be interesting to hear what you have to say about the RV as a long distance machine now that you have been through the experience.

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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby petie » Sun May 18, 2014 7:32 pm

Hey Mark, my dad saw you today near the wagga turnoff. I had told him about you and he went back to say gday but you must have been too quick for him!!
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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby recumbenteer » Mon May 19, 2014 10:09 pm

Yes. I was a bit quick for him. He caught me at Gundagai today


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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby recumbenteer » Mon May 19, 2014 10:10 pm

Thanks Old Bloke. :-).
Much appreciated.


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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby recumbenteer » Mon May 19, 2014 10:14 pm

Sunday 25 May...last day.
If anyone is interested in escorting me, I'll be at Gloria Jeans, Sydney Olympic Park (near the footy stadium) (AT) 7.30am to ride off to Bondi.
Route to be decided on the day.

All welcome to tag along.


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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby John Lewis » Tue May 20, 2014 3:02 pm

Too far away Mark or I'd join you for sure.
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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby Miles Sprocket » Thu May 22, 2014 6:36 pm

Hi Mark,
Colleen and me are just recently returned from a month cycling the Mundabiddi trail.
I thought I saw a flouro green tumble weed while flying back to Sydney but it must have been you in the RV.
Colleen and me will meet you at Gloria Jeans on Sat.
See ya.....
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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby isabella24 » Thu May 22, 2014 7:43 pm

Miles Sprocket wrote:Hi Mark,
Colleen and me are just recently returned from a month cycling the Mundabiddi trail.
I thought I saw a flouro green tumble weed while flying back to Sydney but it must have been you in the RV.
Colleen and me will meet you at Gloria Jeans on Sat.
See ya.....


Ummm it's Sunday!
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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby isabella24 » Thu May 22, 2014 7:46 pm

Miles Sprocket wrote:Hi Mark,
Colleen and me are just recently returned from a month cycling the Mundabiddi trail.
I thought I saw a flouro green tumble weed while flying back to Sydney but it must have been you in the RV.
Colleen and me will meet you at Gloria Jeans on Sat.
See ya.....


Although I have it on good authority that Mark might need an escort from the Preston maccas at the southern end of the m7 from 10am on Saturday!

Mark please let me know if I'm stepping out of line :-)
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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby recumbenteer » Sat May 24, 2014 6:38 am

No. That's perfectly ok. The more, the merrier. 10am Saturday, Maccas (AT) Prestons.


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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby recumbenteer » Sat May 24, 2014 6:40 am

Then the Final Leg ... SUNDAY 7,30am. Gloria Jeans, Sydney Olympic Park... riding thru to Bondi Pavillion, arriving 11am


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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby Miles Sprocket » Sat May 24, 2014 11:08 am

Hi Mark,
Damn fine effort. 99% of people couldn't even conceive of riding 1% of the distance you've just covered, let alone doing it.
Look forward to seeing to you at SOP tomorrow morning.
Thanks Issabella24 for pointing out my date stuff up.
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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby bradwoodbr » Mon May 26, 2014 1:27 am

Congratulation "Recumbenteer" - I knew you could do it!What an achievement. First Velomobile (Rotovelo) to cross Australia
this century.
A mighty fine effort in the riding and keeping me up to date with your blog.
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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby Riggsbie » Tue May 27, 2014 1:02 pm

Hey guys,

Just finally cut down my Mobius footage of when Marky D and the Green Jellybean came to Geelong, 3500km into his journey across Australia.....

It was my first chance to ride with another velomobile....I made Mark ride and extra 70km but did show him the nice sights of the Bellarine Peninsula and he drank coffee :-)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5FOWFz ... e=youtu.be

Another video is uploading.....
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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby Riggsbie » Tue May 27, 2014 4:59 pm

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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby recumbenteer » Wed May 28, 2014 7:23 pm

Riggsbie wrote:Hey guys,

Just finally cut down my Mobius footage of when Marky D and the Green Jellybean came to Geelong, 3500km into his journey across Australia.....

It was my first chance to ride with another velomobile....I made Mark ride and extra 70km but did show him the nice sights of the Bellarine Peninsula and he drank coffee :-)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5FOWFz ... e=youtu.be

Another video is uploading.....



G'day Paul,
Nice vid....I've got 137 snippets of my Crossing to go through....I'll add you when I find you :-)
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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby Riggsbie » Wed May 28, 2014 10:30 pm

Sounds like you are going to be busy in the cutting room ?

How is 'normal' life panning out after such an awesome trip ?


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Re: Rotovelo Across Australia (Perth - Sydney 2014)

Postby recumbenteer » Fri May 30, 2014 2:28 pm

Riggsbie, normal life is very hard to settle into. I've been back 5 days, & am still trying to come to terms with my accomplishment.
Not to mention I've got a 2 week work trip 1st up.

Gonna take me twice as long to settle. LOL

Wonder if the boss will let me take the RV?? LOL


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