Topics

Archives

Lakes and Mountains

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

Continue reading Lakes and Mountains »

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.

Continue reading Riding Through the Swamp »

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!”

Continue reading Bike and Boat »

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.

Continue reading Samsonvale »

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 …

Continue reading Around the Lake »

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.

Continue reading North Pine River »

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.

Continue reading Dianas Bath »

Hays Inlet

Hays Inlet is a swampy wetland area on the south-west of the Redcliffe Peninsula.  Today we decided to see how our bikes would cope with its soft mudflats.

Continue reading Hays Inlet »