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Beat the Heat

Mike in the Dust

On a dry and dusty morning, with mid-summer arriving two months early, seventeen crazy mountain bikers had a great idea….

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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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Bikes, Butchers and Baths

Dianas Bath

Tucked away in a remote and rugged section of the D’Aguilar Range, Dianas Bath is a difficult place to get to – even on a mountain bike. Today we ventured to this secluded rock pool via a strangely named and ralrely used track named “Butcher Shop Creek Road”.

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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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Noosa River

Noosa River

Today’s adventure took us in a big loop through Toolara State Forest and Cooloola National Park around the headwaters of the beautiful Noosa River.

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Western Branch

Russel at Mount Stanley Road

Soaking up the splendour of the hills around the Western Branch of the Brisbane River today, I wondered whether I have had more than my fair share of good fortune.

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