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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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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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North Pine River

Today we decided to paddle instead of pedal, following the North Pine River downstream to some places you don’t get to see on a bike.

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Dianas Bath

“Why don’t we ride to Diana’s Bath via some horse trails?” I cheerfully suggested. “It could be interesting.” After riding them, I think we now have a lot more colorful adjectives with which we could describe the Mount Mee Horse Trails.

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Global Fat Bike Day 2016

Global Fat Bike Day (#GFBD2016) is an annual celebration of Fat Bikes and the wonderful places they can take us. This years ride took us for a long ride up the beach on Bribie Island.

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