I set off with Kimba being the destination again for tonight. But suddenly I am there and its way to early to stop for the day. I decide to push on for a camp just past Port Augusta. I am glad I did! Fabulous riding along a very quiet Eyre highway today. Hardly any trucks to contend with.
I hoon past such places as Iron Knob, a massive iron ore mine.
Mabel’s Lifan is singing or maybe just screaming in pain. Shame about the constant trail of oil. Seems like a good strong engine otherwise. I suspect the crash may have hurt her insides. Luckily I kept her original engine and I will put that back in when I reach Adelaide. I head through Port Augusta and straight into a massive head wind. Poor Mabel is down to 45 km/hr in spots. Her engine straining hard. Both of me and Mabel started feeling the strain of a big days ride and neither of us can wait for camp.
Once again I turn off the A1 and head into the hills, this time along Horrocks Pass. A twisty curvy dream of bitumen goodness. What a camp spot it is! With stunning views of the Flinders Ranges. I kicked back and listened to some good tunes and wished that I had of thought to stop and grab some Stones ginger wine. Another good days ride and another amazing camp! Tomorrow we head for home.