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Gorman’s Gap

Almost 200 years ago, a convict named John Baker escaped the brutal Moreton Bay penal colony to live with the Goomburra Aboriginal People in the Lockyer Valley.  He walked long distances with them following winding tracks up and down the Great Dividing Range.  Today we followed some of those tracks.

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Mountain and Plain

Tannymorel is a delightful little village with a perfect location for adventure on the edge of rugged mountains and vast plains. By camping there overnight we were able to have the best of both worlds.

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Kilkivan

The Bicentennial National Trail (BNT) passes right through the middle of Kilkivan, west of Gympie.  This delightful small town was the perfect place for us to start today’s adventure.

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Social Ride Invitation: Scenic Rim XC Adventure

Would you like to join us for a fun social ride through the Scenic Rim?

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Carneys Creek

In 1859, hopeful gold miners once trekked through this area on their way to the diggings at Tooloom on the Clarence River. Today we thought we’d retrace some of their journey.

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Tracing Train Tracks

Today’s adventure traced out a loop from Pine Mountain to Walloon following rail trails and railway lines for most of the way.

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Over The Bars

Today’s ride took us through some of the most scenic country in South East Queensland. Although it was cut short by an unpleasant injury, we were able to find some enjoyable tracks that might form part of a fun social ride in the near future.

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Three Gaps

There are three rugged mountain passes south of Laidley that are quite close to each other. Today we tried to conquer all of them, and get back in time for lunch.

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