Updated 14:30hrs. Brisbane – Melbourne toughest challenge ever – Alan Curry
Day six was a little easier than previous days, at only 130km. The last cyclist arrived at the accommodation in Bathurst at around 4.30pm.
Though a shorter distance was cycled, the day was still quite tough with some steep hills and undulations. The weather was hot but not stifling, and one further cyclist dropped out due to injury, leaving 22 cyclists still going.
At Bathurst, the team was greeted by the Australian High Commissioner for Malta, and Lions International cooked a surprise barbeque for everyone. Some Australian friends and relatives of team members were also present.
The team will be trying to get a good night