grantw wrote:I travelled down to Gippsland this weekend to take part in the Gippsland Audax Series out of Port Franklin. I needed a 400 to complete my Audax Super Series for the year so lined up with a few old and new friends to have a crack.
The ride went well, lots of headwind early on as we tracked along the coast, (It was nice to stop in Grantville for a pie though!), then rain squalls as we started to climb between Drouin and Leongatha. Then a couple of loops from Port Franklin first down to Yanakie on Wilson's Prom and then out to Welshpool.
400's are pretty tough as you generally do them in one go and grinding out the last 70kms in the dark and tired is rarely fun. Happily I was with a group of riders all through the day and we stuck together and finished just before 2am.
It was a great ride with some fantastic scenery, I hope to get back down for some more in the future.
MY GOD how do you train for that????