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April 8th, 2017 | Blog Latest | Tags:

We awoke to thick fog in Goulburn for the start of day 6 of Pollie Pedal, a 120 kilometre cycle to Mittagong. Following breakfast in the municipal park, we were soon riding out of town, led by four young cyclists from the Goulburn Cycling Club. Luke Gosling, the Member for […]

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April 7th, 2017 | Blog Latest | Tags:

The sight of the communications tower on Black Mountain was a welcome relief for the peloton as we approached the national capital after a fast 120 kilometre cycle from Cooma. Along the way, we stopped to visit the Bredbo primary school and its nine pupils. Coming into Canberra, a group […]

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April 5th, 2017 | Blog Latest | Tags:

  Many of the towns we visit on Pollie Pedal have a connection to federation. Our starting point, Albury, was an early selection for the national capital. Under the agreement between Victoria and New South Wales, the capital was to be in the latter state, but more than 100 miles […]

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