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Let the River Run

Russel at Eastern Branch

Recent rain has caused the Eastern and Western Branches of the Brisbane River to start flowing again. This doesn’t happen very often, so we thought we’d have a look.

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Mount Binga

Wide Open Spaces

With few days remaining till I had to undergo major surgery, I decided to take the day off work and go for a big ride through wide-open spaces while I was still able.

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Wollumbin

Cadell Road

Today’s adventure took us from the picturesque village of Tyalgum in Northern NSW, up to the edge of the crater surrounding Mount Warning, and then back to our starting point via Mount Burrell and Mebbin National Park.

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Mount Kilcoy

Darb on Mount Kilcoy Road 800

Starting in the quiet farming district of Mount Kilcoy, today’s adventure took us in a big loop up some steep hills into Conondale National Park, before a nice long roll down the mountain back to our starting point.

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Caloundra Epic

Stormwater Drain 800

My friend Wayne had been planning an overnight ride from Brisbane to Caloundra and back for a couple of months. After heavy rain during the days preceding the ride, he decided to cancel it. But we decided to “turn up” anyway and see what happened…

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Over The Rainbow

Paul on Rainbow Beach 800

During a family holiday at Rainbow Beach, I decided to enlist the help of a couple of riding buddies to see if we could complete a huge 100km ride along the beach before the tide washed us away.

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Rainbow Beach

Double Island Point Lighthouse 800

I’m currently exploring some of the amazing places around Rainbow Beach on the Cooloola Coast just south of Fraser Island.

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Head of the River

Western Branch Road

Unlike many rivers, the Brisbane River starts at a precise point. This 344 km long watercourse begins at the junction of the “Eastern Branch” and “Western Branch” at Mount Stanley. Today I wanted to stand on that exect spot where three rivers meet.

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