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Riding Through the Swamp

How far away do you need to travel in order to find a good place to ride? Why are there so many “good” places in this part of the world? What makes a ride “good” anyway? These questions swirled in my mind while I rode today.

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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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Kin Kin Creek

The Scandinavians have a saying: “There is no bad weather, only bad clothes“. Today was a very Scandinavian day.

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Burnett Creek

Today we decided to follow Burnett Creek as far as we could, from Lake Maroon, under the towering McPherson Range, towards its source on the slopes of the Great Divide.

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Conondale Magic

The long dry season has ended.  Creeks are flowing and the air is cool. This is perfect weather for climbing big hills, exploring thick forests, and getting wet feet.

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Go North!

Have you ever wanted to take a short break from everyday life and run away for a couple of days?  I have, so I did.

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Gold Coast

Today’s adventure took us on a leisurely roll along the beautiful beaches of the Gold Coast from Mermaid Beach down to the state border at Tweed Heads then back again.

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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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