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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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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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Rain

Jason in Tunnel

I had spent a long time planning todays ride, only to have those plans disrupted by heavy winter rain. Here’s what we did instead

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Urban XC

Darb at NPCC

Instead of a long all-day ride far away, today’s ride was a relatively quick three-hour adventure close to home. Would it be possible to have an exciting cross-country adventure in the suburbs?

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Tales from a Bikepacking Newbie

Harrison by Tent

I’ve been camping before, and I’ve done multi-day bike rides before, but I’ve never done both. “Bikepacking” is “Backpacking” on a bike, and it’s completely new to me.

Here’s the story of my first attempt. I’ve included a summary of my discoveries at the end of the article.

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Straddie

Jason and Paul at Brown Lake

Ever since my first visit to beautiful North Stradbroke Island last year with Jonathan, I’ve wanted to return and explore it on the bike.

When Jason suggested we catch the ferry across this weekend, I jumped at the opportunity.

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Pedal and Paddle

“Two Mountain Bikers in a Boat” by Tom Stone

When you’re riding a mountain bike, and the trail you’re following stops at the shore of a lake, there’s really only one alternative if you want to keep going…

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