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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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Bribie

Today we rode our fat bikes along the shoreline of Bribie Island for as long as we could, before the tide came in.

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Straddie

My riding buddies have been exploring North Stradbroke Island while I’ve been away.  Today I relaxed and let Jason guide us around this island paradise.

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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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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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