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Cooling Off

During Queensland summers, the most enjoyable rides are short and have swimming spots.

Today’s ride fit the bill perfectly.

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Samsonvale

Paddling on Lake Samsonvale is like jumping into a postcard. When my friend Michael offered me the chance to try it, I didn’t hesitate.

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Up the Creek

Today we paddled our kayaks up the North Pine River, exploring some of the creeks and gullies upstream.

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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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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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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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Lakes and Mountains

Today we stayed close to home, exploring some familiar but enjoyable local trails.

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Mountains to Mangroves

Nestled between the rainforests of the D’Aguilar Range and mangroves of Moreton Bay lies the city of Brisbane. Over a million people call it home. Our ride today took us in a huge loop over those mountains, through the rainforests and down to the bay.

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