Canning Stock Route: final touches and meeting the locals

Scott’s been here for a few days now, I’ve got one more day of work; and finally things are slotting into place, though (of course) not without some doubts here and there.

Scott had to completely dismantle his fat semi-long bike to get it into the box.  Putting it back together allows careful checking along the way
Scott had to completely dismantle his fat semi-long bike to get it into the box. Putting it back together allows careful checking along the way
I've been doing my share of fettling: plenty more red dirt yet to come
I’ve been doing my share of fettling: plenty more red dirt yet to come
The trailer arrives from Twenty2 Cycles - this is a prototype, but it will accommodate any wheel size from 26" to 29+ with any hub spacing (symmetrical or offset).
The trailer arrives from Twenty2 Cycles – this is a prototype, but it will accommodate any wheel size from 26″ to 29+ with any hub spacing (symmetrical or offset).

Amazingly lacking in jet-lag, Scott’s dragged along some of the local mountain bike trails.

Sarah and I tag-team.  The network of easier trails and fire-roads intersect the singletrack more often than we'd previously noticed.  We each get out turn to flow along the narrowness - and Bryn only complains when the trailer stops moving.
Sarah and I tag-team. The network of easier trails and fire-roads intersect the singletrack more often than we’d previously noticed. We each get out turn to flow along the narrowness – and Bryn only complains when the trailer stops moving.
Cold slowed and lazing in mid-trail; Scott's introduced to one of the locals by Tim
Cold slowed and lazing in mid-trail; Scott’s introduced to one of the locals by Tim

The GPS tracking website will start showing Stock Route movement in the next few days – keep an eye out; and if you feel inspired; donate.

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