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Backyard Beauty

Most weeks we drive two or three hours to find a place where we’d like to ride our bikes.  Today we decided to stay close to home and enjoy some of the local highlights that we normally take for granted.


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Global Fat Bike Day 2017

Global Fatbike Day (#GFBD2017) is an annual “Party on fat tyres” where riders celebrate the good times that we have riding our Fat Bikes. Today we rolled our chubby tyres along the beaches of Queensland’s famous Gold Coast.

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In Search of Everest

“Everesting” is a fascinating challenge for cyclists, and one that my friend Rebecca would like to try. Thankfully, it doesn’t require riding up Mount Everest, but it does demand some huge hill climbs. Today we checked out a big hill in the D’Aguilar Range for Rebecca.

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Northbrook Mountain

“It’ll be an easy ride, you’ll love it.” I promised Paul.

It wasn’t easy.  In fact it was really tough.  But we loved it.

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Woondum

Woondum National Park spans the picturesque mountains near Gympie.  It’s a perfect place to explore on a mountain bike.

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Big Kids on Bikes

I enjoyed hours of fun as child on my bike, rolling around the local neighborhood with friends.

Today, when Calum took us for a spin around some local trails, I realized I am still that same kid, just in an older body.

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The Big Ride (Part 2)

(Photo: Jason Grant)

On Day two of our “Big Ride” I had to return home, leaving my friends in Toogoolawah.  They continued their long journey to Gympie.

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The Big Ride (Part 1)

“Let’s get on our bikes and disappear for a few days.”

Adventure-loving mountain bikers often have thoughts like that.

Today we decided to do something about it.

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