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Bike in a Boat

Sometimes a river stands between us and where we want to ride. When there’s no bridge, and no ferry, there’s only one solution:  Bring your own inflatable boat.

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Bike and Boat

“Let’s paddle from my house to the end of the North Pine River!”

Simon nodded positively at my suggestion.

“But let’s take the bikes!”

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Kholo Campout

Some days I just want to ride somewhere pleasant on my bike, stay there, forget about everything, then come back the next day.  Today was one of those days.

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Samsonvale

Almost fifty years ago, an entire town disappeared under the flood waters of a dam.  Now, long hidden sections of that town are starting to reappear as water levels recede due to dry weather.

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Around the Lake

How far is it around a lake? Mathematicians tell us it depends on the size of your ruler: the shorter the ruler the longer the distance. Google Maps told us it was about 45km to drive around Lake Samsonvale in a car. We decided to measure it on our bikes while riding off-road …

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Boondall Wetlands

Drifting over the water in the shade of mangroves is a perfect way to escape the heat of a blistering summer day.

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Straddie

For at least one morning every year, for the rest of my life, I would like to wake up on a beach.

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Byron Bay

It’s easy to overheat when we ride our bikes on long hot summer days. That’s why I was quick to say “yes” when Jason invited us to join him for a ride on the beach at beautiful Byron Bay.

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