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Westvale

Darb and Paul at Somerset

Today’s adventure took Darb, Paul and me over the mountains to Westvale – a small farming community nestled between Somerset Dam and the D’Aguilar Range.

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Rocky Hole

Paul at Rocky Hole

Today’s adventure took us to “Rocky Hole” – a delightful rock pool in D’Aguilar National Park.

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Mount Byron

Darb at Mt Byron

The weather bureau predicted thunderstorms with 100% chance of rain. As rumbling dark clouds gathered in the early morning sky, there was only one thing to do: Just turn up!

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Wiangaree

Jason on Causeway 800

This unusual ride took us from Running Creek near Rathdowney, over the Border Ranges to the Richmond River, and then back over the range to our starting point.

I have wanted to do this course for a long time because it closes a large gap in my Ride Network between Rathdowney and

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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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