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CYCLING NEW ZEALAND – days 2/3 Wanaka to Fox Glacier

Is there any better way to start a day than with a ride along Lake Hawea?

I don’t mind admitting I suffered on Day 2.

The distance (about 80km) was not the problem, but two solid climbs, first to The Neck and then to Haast Pass, sucked the energy and enthusiasm out of my legs, lungs, stomach and all other parts of my body and brain. I tried eating my own fat, but even that gave only temporary relief. Continue reading

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