This year the post CAN Do bike ride took two days (31 October - 1 November) from Nelson to Picton, stopping at Pelorus Bridge, overnighting in Havelock and heading into Picton on the gorgeous Queen Charlotte Drive.
Day 1: Distance 75 km, ice-creams at Hira, then some climbing, over the Whangamoa Saddle (357 m) and Rai Saddle (247 m). Lunch at Collins Valley then afternoon tea stop at Pelorus Bridge, where there is a cafe and gorgeous bush walks. We stayed the night in Havelock (Rutherford House YHA hostel).
Day 2: Distance 35 km, relatively flat, with just a few small climbs in and out of bays on Queen Charlotte Drive. 1:10 PM ferry from Picton to Wellington.
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