Final Words For 2020

2020 felt like a year that we just skipped over but ironically it will also be an unforgettable year for many of us. Dr Simon Longstaff’s description of this year is spot on – “2020 will long live in the memory of the world. However, as time passes, I fear we will lose some of the fine ‘texture’ of what we have all experienced. So, now is the time to capture what we can of the experience.”

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Great Victoria Bike Ride 2019 | Australia

Great Victoria Bike Ride (GVBR) has been around for many years! Thousands of cyclists gather for at least a week-long of cycling around the state of Victoria, Australia every year. The destination would be rotated each year. This is my first time experiencing GVBR and it was very unique! GVBR 2019 had around 5000 cyclists participating in the rides! I am an introvert so you can imagine how anxious and nervous I was the whole time! I was very happy with myself for riding 662km with a total elevation gain of ~4500m in 8 days! I had a wonderful experience overall despite a fall on my left knee on day 4, causing cuts and bruises. I love all the riding but not the crowds.

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