The idea of Free Bikes has an appealing ring to it. Who wouldn’t take a second glance at seeing something they like on offer for free? On a recent visit to Adelaide, without my own bike to ride, I decided to see how this worked. Adelaide sits on Australia’s southern coastline with a desert to the north and vineyards lining its eastern hills. It is Australia’s fifth most populated city and, like… Read More

Four days of riding my bike with little else to think about. Days warmed with spring sunshine and draped with landscapes that stretch the eye to where earth and sky shimmer as one. Night skies aglow with moonlight carrying the sounds of weary bodies sleeping. Sleep, Eat, Ride, Eat, and Repeat. This was my first ‘Cycle Queensland’ Adventure Tour and it ensured my spring began with a most enjoyable ride. Cycle Queensland… Read More

They’re silver with a yellow tail and seen in growing numbers around the streets of Brisbane. Once an exotic species and thought to be on the brink of extinction, Brisbane’s CityCycle bicycles are pedaling their way to a new life. On a recent visit to this sub-tropical city, I enjoyed a winter weekend wheeling my way around Brisbane’s inner city sights using the city’s bike-share scheme. Bike-sharing systems allow people to share… Read More