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South Straddie

South Currigee

There are no ferries to South Stradbroke Island.  The only way to get there is to hitch a ride on a friendly boat…

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Swift Fat Campout

Eastern Beach

It was the shortest day of the year.  Forecasters predicted it would probably be the coldest day of the year too.  What a perfect excuse to go camping!

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Raynbird Creek

Kluvers Rookout

My friend Paul once told me about an old trail which ran from the highest point in the D’Aguilar Range down to the Lacey’s Creek valley, losing over 700 metres in altitude over almost twenty kilometres.  He called it “The Lemon Tree Track”.  Today we thought we should check it out.

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To the Top and Back

Tyre Track

Although we’ve ridden on Bribie Island many times, the continually changing tides and seasons make each visit a different experience.

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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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Chicks Who Ride Bikes

Claire

Brisbane Chicks Who Ride Bikes” is an online community of over 1,400 women cyclists in the Brisbane area. A few months ago I was honored to be one of few men invited to join their community. Today I tagged along on one of their mountain bike rides in …

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Bribie

Flying on the Beach

(Photo: Jason Reed)

I love the feeling of freedom that comes with riding on the sand at low tide. The endless stretch of sand, and the gentle roar of the surf keep me coming back.

Today we decided to come back to Bribie Island.

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Coochin Creek

Pine Forest 1024

Coochin Creek has always been a forest. The plains that stretch eastwards from the Glasshouse Mountains to the Bribie Passage were once covered with vast tracts of She-Oaks, Paperbarks and Gum Trees. Today it’s still a forest, but most of the trees have been replaced with plantation pines.

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