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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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Man vs Mountain

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 Fruit

Strange fiery fruit appeared on some of the trees around here at sunset today.

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Chilling at Kobble Creek

With temperatures predicted to exceed 40C (104 F) we thought the best approach for today’s ride would be something short that involved cooling off in a creek somewhere.

I also wanted to map out some of the fun trails near the western shoreline of

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