Day 20 , Queenstown to Winton, 199km, 1251m 

Another esrly arart and onto the Queenstown track from Lake Hayes Estate to get into queenstown in time to fox my brakes and gears . The bike shop was unable to assist with the repairs on short notice but had all the parts i needed so i grabbed then and decided to  replace the rear gear cable outer and inner and install some new brake pads on the Earnslaw .

A quick stop at the Bespoke Kitchen with an old and dear friend and then a quick ride down to the boat.   
The view from the bow cabin of the  Earnslaw.

Looking back at Queenstown, another of our photo controls. 

I was not the only one on the boat with a bike this day . 

The day turned out to be fantastic , slight tail wind for the first 40 km with a little head wind after but nothing compared to previous and now in a bunch of three it was nice to share the wind load. I was quickly joined up the road from Walter peak by Stu and Richard from Auckland. 

A few on the local natives.


The view down the lake to Glenorchy.

Our last real hill of the entire journey !

The road to mavora lakes 


A few more of the locals 

Another of our photo controls , ‘A Southland Local’ just happened to be my uncle David from Winton. 

Sun setting on us as we rode into Winton . 

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