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Old Roads

Rush Creek Road

Roads are like people: there are many of them, new ones are constantly being born, and they eventually grow old and die. Today we explored one old road that is slowly being reclaimed by the earth.

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Bunya Mountains Bikepack

Old Coach Road

This large multi-day adventure took us on a rugged but picturesque loop of the South Burnett, including the foothills of the Bunya Mountains. It had everything – rail trails, old stock routes, thick forests, big climbs, long descents, and even some organic wine.

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Rivers and Lakes

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Today’s adventure took us in a big loop from Mount Crosby and around Lake Manchester, stopping at a pleasant section of the Brisbane River along the way.

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Gold and Mermaids

Mermaid Mountain

“It’s going to be hilly” I warned my friends before we embarked on this adventure which involved a hill-top loop between Gold Creek Reservoir and Mermaid Mountain.

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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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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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Poverty Creek

Bluebottle

For my first time back on the bike since knee surgery last month, I decided to ride somewhere flat and relatively easy. Yes it was flat, but it was anything but easy

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