2012-08-20 -35 149

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Mon 20 Aug 2012 in -35,149:
-35.1831237, 149.0955624

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[edit] Location

On a path at the golf course at Gold Creek, ACT.

[edit] Participants

1PE (Canberra)

[edit] Plans

[edit] 1PE (Canberra)

Not later than one minute after midnight (and then claim the achievement that comes with that, and the multiple by doing it two days in a row -- see 2012-08-19 -35 149.)

[edit] Expedition

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I was thwarted by the golf course's fence and gate, and poor posture on the bike. and, the frost on the windscreen when I attempted to leave in plenty of time, so I wasted around 5-10 minutes warming the car/windscreen to clear the frost and so arrived at about 12:10am.

The country club is not open at night, oddly! The suburban cul-de-sacs do not give access to the course.

After driving to a street adjacent to the hash (Tange Place), I attempted a ride-around at what I thought would be an access point near a bike-path overpass near the hash, but proved to have a fence, too. As I turned there, I lost balance and hit the tarmac pathway and scored cuts to both hands, left elbow, and left knee.

Undeterred, I got the 'proof', beside the fence, then rode back to the car.

On the way back, I got some pics at the locked gate of the country club.

[edit] Photos

[edit] Achievements

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Is it true that this user earned the Consecutive midnight frozen bicycle golf combo achievement?
In principle, yes.
But the hashpoint was not actually reached (2012-08-20 -35 149).
2012-08-18 -35 149 far.JPG