Day 2 of Tour de Vines

Our second day started with a breakfast at The Alpine Gate Cafe and then off we headed with our first stop being Pepo Farms which is the only pumpkin seed production site in Australia and it was a really informative stop.  We had no idea that the majority of our pumpkin seeds are from China….

Day one of cycling Tour de Vines

We started our cycling adventure with a quick reconnoiter of the main streets of Beechworth and then headed off towards the Rail Trail and our first stop at Pennyweight Winery. We had a wine tasting session there, knowing that if we made any purchases they would be collected by Darren and taken to our final…

Tour de Vines starting in Metung.

This was our first stop on our way to a two day Tour de Vines cycle ride from Beechworth to Bright. A group of five of us travelled from Metung, over Mount Hotham to Bright, stopping at Omeo so I could tick off one of my wishes, to have lunch at the Golden Age Hotel….

It really wasn’t the weather for a bike ride

A couple of days ago my husband and I set off for Port Welshpool in Victoria.  I was going for a bike ride with a new group of riders, one of whom I had met on a previous ride I had done and she invited me to join this group on a ride of the…

An escape before stage 3 again

I managed to get away for a weekend of bike riding with the Bike Chicks.  We were fortunate to get a trip as we are in an area of Victoria with no active cases of COVID19 and travel was permitted within Victoria outdside the exclusion zone of metropolitan Melbourne. We had booked a stay at…

A new attachment for my bike

The second part of a recent purchase arrived in the mail yesterday so I was finally able to complete the back attachment for my bike.  The first part, the beam rack with side frame, arrived a couple of weeks ago and I had been waiting for the actual bag to arrive. This shows the beam…