Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Day 4 Afternoon Txt Update

Big day under the big Central Otago sun. Just back from ride across Old Man Range and it was absolutely a stunner. The odd patch of snow (yeah right!) and a light breeze to keep things cool. The views, well only the best for GSB2012 riders! Photos up soon.

SMS with Sandra Appleby
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 10:17:22
Hi Sandra, flashing red means your batteries are dying. Time to change. Cheers,

SMS with jenny cossey
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 10:55:19
Matilda the bike needs to loose weight not her rider. Found nokia phone top of roaring meg

SMS with Arran Pearson
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 11:08:32
Onto my second toastie at Bafe bakery in Lumsden after spending the night on  the river plan near Nevis stn! F*** that was cold - ice  inside the Bivy!

SMS with Roy Johnston
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 11:27:37
Dave, jenny gave me the phone she found on roaring meg track. Not sure who it belongs to. Will u be in Alexandra tomorrow so I can give it to you.

SMS with Dirk Naish
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 11:32:25
In alex. On to the dunstan

SMS with Nic Kelly
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:23:34
Just found tracker flashing red. Wiggled batteries and seems 2 b working again.

SMS with Nic Kelly
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:23:36
Another txt in ticked off. Feeling a little rugged.

SMS with Ian Edmond
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:23:37
Ian Edmond Middlemarch

SMS with Craig Phillips
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:23:40
Dinner at waikaia ystdy, good snooze in christies hut last night, magic over old man range this morn. Now in alexandra with mark, geoff & olly.

SMS with Mark Rayward
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:23:46
All good. Snow not too bad. Awesome weather up there.

SMS with Geof Blance
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:23:48
Alexandra. .. Old man was stunning.. Great day for a snow walk..

SMS with Claude Dabaliz
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:23:55
In Cromwell, will short course through to Alex.

SMS with Greg Thurlow
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:23:57
Lumsden after roughing it in the Nevis.so windy up duffers saddle had to walk yesterday.40km took 4.5 hrs.nathan &greg

SMS with Geoff Tilbrook
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:23:59
Arms sore from aerobars into headwinds. Expect they'll get rest on the Old Man tomorrow...

SMS with Chris Manson
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:32:01
Hi Dave, am in Cromwell now with Phil and Sandra. Probably to Bannockburn for the evening. Can I got a courier envelope from you so I can return the tracker. Ta

SMS with Phillip Pickering
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:40:28
Hi Dave , we are in Cromwell

SMS with Sandra Appleby
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 16:45:27 +1300
Hi Dave. Made it to the home of the big plastic fruit. Going to stay Banockburn tonite, then head to Alex over Hawkesburn Rd. Bring on the short cuts! Sandra

SMS with Hugh Calder
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 17:22:29 +1300
Don't recommend coffee at bakery Cromwell. On to Bannockburn now. Roaring Meg stunning.

SMS with Mary McBride
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 17:23:54 +1300
roaring mctavish makes it to Cromwell.  Grrrrrrrrrr

SMS with Graeme Noble
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 17:42:30 +1300
Head wind into lumsden hope wind stays up for ride into waikaia. Great through the Nevis :-) 

SMS with Shelley Friedrich
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:32:11 +1300
U r luky I dropd my fone on  da roaring meg.:-)

SMS with Daniel Roberts
Date:  Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:47:18 +1300
In Lumsden - cafe owners keep looking at me like I got that smell of man thing going on. Demoralizing headwind aaaaagain!

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