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Bob Moore commented on Rob Purse's blog post Perth to Sydney the slow way
"Rob is back, over 5000 km and 85 riding days later, according to his Facebook page."
Dec 5, 2015
Bob Moore commented on Rob Purse's blog post Perth to Sydney the slow way
"May the weather gods be kind, Rob. Looks like you might get a westerly push with a front on Friday or Saturday dep on where you get to. Best wishes."
Sep 1, 2015
Rob Purse is attending Mike MacDonald's event

Ride out to Freshwater for a swim at Northern Beaches

February 8, 2015 from 8:30am to 1pm
Meet at Milsons point Station ride through North Sydney through the back of Cremorne on quiet streets over the Spit Bridge and up to Balgowlah. The ride continues long past the Manly golf Course and then onto South Curl Curl where we stop for a coffee. A short distance away is Freshwater Beach where we should be able to catch a wave if you are in for a swim. From here we head for the Manly Ferry and back to the CBD The ride is medium to hard with a few significant hills traffic is generally…See More
Feb 5, 2015
Rob Purse is attending Mike MacDonald's event

Lakes Coast and Beaches at Central Coast

February 21, 2015 to February 22, 2015
This weekend Tour is on again for the 6th year, train it to Tugerah then for a very scenic ride along Tugerah Lake to Lakes Entrance for a coffee stop. The ride continues along the lake to Budgewoi, where we make a slight deviation to visit Norah Head Lighthouse and then onto Budgewoi for lunch at the famous Fish and Chips Cafe. After lunch we take a short ride along the Pacific Highway turning off to visit historic Catherine Hill Bay Pub and then overnight at Swansea and a well deserved swim…See More
Feb 1, 2015
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Silver City Bush Treadler's " Opel Dare " ride at Warren to Warren

July 17, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm
ins ·Hi All, On Sunday I'm starting the annual RFD charity ride organised by the Silver City Bush Treadler's bike club. This years ride will start in Warren ( western NSW ) traveling to Walgett , Lightning Ridge, Hebel ( Qid ) before returning to Warren via the Macquarie Marshes. The ride covers a little over 800 Km in 2 weeks. The RFDS is great organisation supporting people living and traveling in outback Australia.See More
Jul 17, 2014
Rob Purse is attending Bob Moore's event

February EasyRide- Tour de Balmain at Balmain

February 2, 2014 from 8:15am to 11:30am
Explore the historic Balmain area, taking in  many of the scenic highlights. A short ride but with a  few hills, around the foreshores and parks and main street. Easy pace, suit beginners, but all welcome. Meet 815 am Bar Italia.See More
Feb 1, 2014
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"Que? Ghost bikes?"
Sep 20, 2013
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Sep 20, 2013
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May 7, 2013
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"Sorry Bob Port Albert one of the first port in east Gippsland, died when the Melbourne to Sale rail line was built."
May 6, 2013
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"Lenticularis, or wave cloud. Nice."
May 5, 2013
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"I'd recognize those legs anywhere."
May 5, 2013
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"Lakes Entrance I presume?"
May 5, 2013
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May 4, 2013
Rob Purse is attending Bruce Fry's event

Go Lithgow to Goulburn at Southern Tablelands

March 23, 2013 at 5am to March 25, 2013 at 7pm
A 3 day tour Lithgow-Black Springs-Taralga-GoulburnTrip involves camping on night 1 at Black Springs and theoption of a hotel at Taralga night 2. Support vechile is available to carry camping gear. Self catering on the 1st night.Return is rail bus from Goulburn to Moss Vale and train to Central. Saturday March 23 to Monday March25Approx 80Km days 1 and 2 and 45 day3. Interested riders contact Bruce 95604454 or Ross 9564 3465See More
Feb 21, 2013
Rob Purse is attending Mike MacDonald's event

High Country Rail Trail Tour at Victorian High Country

April 13, 2013 to April 21, 2013
This Tour is a seven day ride on part good quiet roads and on  rail trails in Victoria. The ride commences in Seymour Vic travelling onto Alexandra, Mansfield Whitfield through Milawa then up the hill on a rail trail to the lovely Town of Beechworth. Beechworth will be hosting a cycle festival on our rest day should be a lot of fun. The ride will have a bit of everything, some hills, great scenery good food and off course great company.Interested riders should contact me for detailed…See More
Feb 21, 2013

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Perth to Sydney the slow way

Posted on September 1, 2015 at 20:59 2 Comments

Having finished work the Perth the logical way to back to Sydney ( to me ) was to cycle.
I departed Perth on 24 July and having cycled via Mandurah, Bunbury, Busselton, Margaret River, Augusta, Permberton, Walpole, Denmark and Esperance I'm at Noresman ready to attack the Nullarbor.

Alice Springs tour

Posted on December 11, 2012 at 16:38 0 Comments

Hi all,

If anyone is interested the route and other info about he tour Pete Sig under took a few months ago can be found by following the link below.


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At 18:36 on November 20, 2012, Bob Moore said…
On ya, Rob. Send us a photo or two.

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