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Spicers Peak

Winding Trail

Today’s challenging adventure took us through some rugged scenic country on the edge of the Great Dividing Range.

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Mount Brisbane

Lake Somerset

The Mount Brisbane Range stands like a wall on the western shoreline of Somerset Dam.  It reaches heights of almost seven hundred metres, and is covered with National Park and cattle properties.  Today we got a rare opportunity to explore it on our bikes.

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Reedy Creek

Mount Byron Road

Reedy Creek is a delightful hidden valley tucked into a secret corner of the D’Aguilar Range.  We’ve ridden near it many times, but never even suspected it was there.

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Billy Mateer

Mt Byron Road

In 1893 Brisbane experienced its biggest flood in recorded history. In order to get a message to residents of the impending danger, a heroic rider named Billy Mateer rode his horse over the D’Aguilar Range from Caboonbah (near present-day Toogoolawah) to North Pine (now called Petrie). He did it in one …

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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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