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Wonderful Byron Bay triathlon

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A huge thank you to the organisers and all the volunteers for a wonderful Byron Bay triathlon that I completed today with friends.

The cheers from the onlookers were inspiring, the assistance from all the vollies, especially Benz et al from Byron Tri club, was heartwarming, and a huge thank you to the organisers for moving Heaven and Earth to meet all concerns.

Hoping I can invite more interstate friends next year – the 26th year of the Bay tri – to give the local economy another boost.

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    • Seriously? Events occur all around Australia. It’s part of being part of the wider community rather than a narrow, self focused and self-obsessed pocket of affluent people thinking they can somehow selfishly shut out anyone they don’t want disturbing what they consider is their piece of paradise. Luckily, it’s only some (disproportionately noisy) of the locals.

  1. Triathlons are great, Mike, inspiring us all to get fit and taut. There are great situational locations for them though and a congested network of narrow overused once sleepy seaside town roads – with so little flexibility of ingress and egress – isn’t one of them.

    Sometimes the locals need to be given a break!


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