Cyclist Stephen Jones dropped by Bathurst on Monday just three days into what will be an almost month-long slog on his bike.
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Mr Jones left the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday and plans to arrive at the Melbourne Cricket Ground by November 1, while riding almost 2000 kilometres all in the name of charity.
He plans to raise $3000 for motor neurone disease and he's already raised $1700.
"I started on Saturday at the SCG and was planning to get to Katoomba by Saturday night, but I ended up staying at Blaxland. I stayed Sunday night at Lithgow," he explained.
"I had been planning to get to Bathurst by Sunday but I think I was being quite optimistic."
Mr Jones decided to raise funds for motor neurone disease because two of his high school teachers died from it, as well as the father of his longest friend.
And it's not the first time he's made the trip to Melbourne from Sydney by bike, having done so for charity several years ago.
He took the easy route via the Hume Highway last time, but this time he's opted for a more challenging route by riding almost 2000 kilometres.
His next stop is Orange.
To keep up to date on Mr Jones' journey, follow his Instagram page at @atmrtwbike.
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