Day 4 & 5 Wrap Up | Ride West 2018

  Day 4 Day 4 brought with it some sore bodies after the enormous 220km effort from Chinchilla to Roma the previous day. Nothing but blue skies on Tuesday and a rest day with only 90kms traveled, from Roma to Mitchell, Queensland.The day started with one of our Ride West traditions, a barbecue breakfast supplied […]

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Day 3 Wrap Up | Ride West 2018

  Day 3 What an exhilarating and exhausting day! We started in Chinchilla bright and early at 5am to begin the mammoth 220km day. As we are heading further west, there were many more ‘wazza’ landmines to dodge. Our first 60kms was a breeze, then we stopped in at Condamine for morning tea, lovingly prepared by our […]

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The Weekend that Was | Ridewest 2018

  Day 1 The first two days of the RideWest Charity Cycle was off to a glorious start on Saturday the 21st of April. According to rider Don Chandler, it was a “magnificent morning leaving Amberley” air base with a full stomach from a barbecue breakfast provided by the ladies at Girls Got Heart. Geared up […]

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Day 7 – Blackall to Longreach

We made it!!!!!!!!! 1237kms Brisbane to Longreach in 7 days. Day 7 was an absolute epic day, covering 240km from Blackall to Longreach, via Isisford. We departed at 6.30am & made great time. We rode in 70km segments stopping 3 times during the day for tucker & rest. The wind conditions were again very kind, […]

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Day 6 – Augathella to Blackall

By Dan O’Brien. Rod, David and I are having a great week doing “RideWest” in Western Queensland. We cycled 220km today and rolled into Blackall. A mere 241km to go tomorrow to achieve our target of 1240km in total, and get us to the finish line at Longreach. As you can see from these snaps […]

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