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Castaways

Neil On Beach

(Photo: Tony Ryan) Two hundred years ago, a couple of hapless convicts trudged northwards along the beaches of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast in the vain hope that they might eventually reach Sydney. Although they were headed in the wrong direction, Darb and I retraced some of their footsteps on our bikes.

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Colinton

Westaway Road, Colinton

“Can we do something a bit easier this weekend?”, Becca asked.

“Easy is fine”, I replied, “So long as it’s interesting :)”

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Glasshouse Adventure

Fat Bike Downhill

On a hot October morning, thirty-seven energetic mountain bikers embarked on large loop through the rugged terrain around the Glasshouse Mountains.

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Fighting Kids’ Cancer

Darb and Powerlines

Darb has a goal to ride one thousand kilometres in the month of October as part of a fund-raising effort to support the Childrens Medical Research Institute and their fight against cancer in children.

So Simon and I decided to take him on a big long ride up to the Glasshouse

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Crows Nest

Climbing a hill

Our adventure today took us from Eskdale, in the Brisbane Valley west of Toogoolawah, up the Great Dividing Range to Crows Nest, and back down again.

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Yielo

Paul on Tungi Rd

Yielo Station is a large property on the edge of the Conondale National Park which was settled during the Jimna gold rush in the 1860’s. Today’s adventure took us on several unusual loops through Yielo as we explored different tracks that we could use in an upcoming social ride.

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Timber and Gold

Eric in Conondale National Park 800

The purpose of today’s ride was to explore some of the history around Jimna as we followed twisty forest trails high in the Conondale Range.

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Straddie

Jason and Paul at Brown Lake

Ever since my first visit to beautiful North Stradbroke Island last year with Jonathan, I’ve wanted to return and explore it on the bike.

When Jason suggested we catch the ferry across this weekend, I jumped at the opportunity.

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