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Kilkivan

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The Bicentennial National Trail (BNT) passes right through the middle of Kilkivan, west of Gympie.  This delightful small town was the perfect place for us to start today’s adventure.

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Ride For Life

Powerline Track

Between them Darb and Russel aimed to ride almost two thousand kilometres in October to raise money to support Cancer Research. On the last day of October, I took a long ride with them to be there when they finally reached their goal.

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Deer Reserve

Mount McConnel

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Deer Reserve is a rugged National Park and State Forest on the western shores of Lake Somerset near Kilcoy. Today we thought it would be fun to explore it.

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Follow The Sun

Lake Samsonvale Sunset

When my friend Jason asked me if I knew of any places which offered good views of the setting sun, I knew exactly where to go.

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Moorgumpin

The Wrecks

Moreton Island, known as “The Place of Sandhills” (“Moorgumpin”) in the Quandamooka language, is the gem of Moreton Bay – a special place that should be on every mountain bikers bucket list.

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K’Gari

Wungul Sand Blow

When our family decided to spend a few days taking a break at beautiful Rainbow Beach, I couldn’t resist the temptation to take the short trip via the barge to Fraser Island and explore it for a couple of days on the fat bike.

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Cunningham’s Campsite

Russel Crossing Creek

In 1828, the explorer Allan Cunningham travelled south-west from Moreton Bay in an attempt to find a route through the Great Dividing Range to the Darling Downs. Today we thought we’d visit one of his campsites, at the foot of the range, where he camped the day before he passed through what we …

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Gambubal

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When my friend Richard told me about the fun he had exploring the mountainous terrain around Mount Colliery, near Killarney, I couldn’t resist checking it out for myself.

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