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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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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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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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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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.
Continue reading Straddie ≫
“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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We had the day off on Monday (it was a public holiday) so my friend Neil Bang decided to organize a group ride with some friends from MTBDirt.com.
Our route would take us from familiar single tracks at Bunyaville out to some steep and challinging
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Strange fiery fruit appeared on some of the trees around here at sunset today.
Continue reading Strange Fruit ≫