Bundeena – Fairy Meadow: Fleeing the Shire
Dist: 63.4km; Climb: 921m; Ave Spd: 19.3 km/h
The timing was tight. Instead of everyone leaving from the one location, we converge from 6 places to the 8:30 Cronulla ferry Most of us find each other on the same train. A tricky 2 minute connection between trains lines at Town Hall was negotiated by jumping out of the train with the bikes and running around trying to find the correct platform before being told we have got off one station too early. Nevertheless and notwithstanding when the dust was settled and count the numbers on the ferry, we find that there is one too many of us, as Andrew Norton makes a surprise appearance. We arrive:
Scott wipes off the salt air from his new bottom bracket.
Steve helps a handicapped rider:
The Royal National Park. The coastal cliffs. The suburban bikepaths. Somehow we make it to our luxurious cabins.