|Journal for 10-Jun-2001 : Sydney|
|Date: 18/06/2001 (Location=Sydney, Dist=0km, Total=0km)|
What a week!!! I can't quite believe almost everything has been organised.
I guess thats because it hasn't been yet.
There are now just 5 days before we leave, so unfortunately its a bit late
start training seriously.
Still on the preparation list is:
Book the flights home
Get a new tent (with working zippas and Mozzie
Clean the Bike
Clean the bikes - again. (Fat Chance)
New bike chains and clusters. ORDERED - Bikes at the Bike
Shop being serviced as we speak.
New tyres. ORDERED
Put the new tyres on the bikes.
New saddle (mine has a crack - no John Hoppoati jokes
Get bottom used to new saddle.
New pannier rack ORDERED
Install new pannier rack
New bike knicks for Linda REPAIRED
Sleeping mats which don't deflate.
Fix the PDA. I've fixed the phone connector, and ordered a
Replace our camera with one that works without the rubber bands
around it. Thank you eBay. Maybe: it hasn't shown up yet :-).
Book the first nights accomodation in the Blue Mountains.
Shop for the first few days food.
Buy a phone card or two.
Find the alarm clock.
Battery for the alarm clock (we might skip this one).
Clean the panniers. They were brown, now they are pink
:-). I seem to remember them being red when we bought them.
Water proof the panniers.
Clean the Raincoats (a bit like cleaning the bike)
Clean the water bags
Clean the sleeping bags
Clean the Gound sheets
Clean Ourselves. (Futile)
Do my BAS (thats GST statement for non Australian Business
Buy a complete collection of batteries
Check my BAS - Yet to be done
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