Day 7 Wrap Up | Ride West 2018

  The Ridewest 2018 team made it to the finish line in Longreach, Queensland! After a huge 7 days, 1237kms and a ridiculous amount of perseverance we rolled across the Longreach border line. We started in Blackall, Queensland early this morning, powering on for over 70kms until our first break in Isisford, we even had a […]

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Day 6 Wrap Up | Ride West 2018

Day 6 Another huge day  for day 6 with over 220kms peddled in the hot sun from Augathella to Blackall, Queensland. We started at the Ellengowen Hotel for breakfast aka ‘Smileys’. We were happy to learn that all of the leftover food from the crew gets donated to the men’s shed in Augathella. Our first stint […]

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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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