What a day! Mother Nature has dealt her hand and now riders are fast approaching the crunch point to butt heads with her.
The big news: Ian has pushed through, a serious effort under such conditions.
SMS with Phillip Pickering
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 17:48:33
Yay - Wanaka
SMS with Sandra Appleby
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 17:54:23
Made it to Wanaka. Luckily there's no drug testing on this Brevet!
SMS with Mary McBride
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 18:09:31
Arrived in Wanaka, eating chips and drinking lattes
SMS with Tristan Rawlence
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 18:12:58
In garston. Cold and wet pub is shut Mondays
SMS with Roy Johnston
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 18:34:29
In Cromwell, taking break to try and fix chaffing then meeting guys in Alex wed to try again.
SMS with Ian Edmond
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 19:51:39
Ian Edmond Alexandra. big snow drifts and lots of pushing on old man range.