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Harlin

Cattle

Harlin is a small farming community on the banks of the Brisbane River between Toogoolawah and Moore. I’ve often rushed through there while driving, but today I thought we’d explore a bit more of it, and the wonderful river that flows through it.

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Yimbun

Yimbun Tunnel

The Yimbun Tunnel, over a hundred years old, is a magnificent piece of old railway infrastructure on the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail (BVRT) north of Toogoolawah. Today we decided to pay it a visit, and close some of the gaps in my ride map.

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Cavemen

Cave Men

Plunkett Regional Park is a magnificent nature reserve near Beenleigh, boasting rocky outcrops, caves, rare plants and animals, and kilometres of challenging trails. Aaron has spent hundreds of hours exploring the park, and kindly offered to show us around.

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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

(Photo: Tony Ryan)

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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