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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Imagine takingย 4000 bicycle riders across 527 kilometres over nine days, housing them, feeding them and helping everyone stay safe. In December, I wrote about my remarkable nine-day adventure in My GreatVic. But thereโ€™s another story to be told.ย Itโ€™s about the amazing support structureย that makes the GreatVic great. You see, itโ€™s not just a ride. The GreatVic is a rolling bike festival. Every night thereโ€™s a new camp for bicycle riders to roll… Read More

Lastย week, riding home from the beach, I saw a strange sight on Currumbin Creek. It floated on two hulls. They were the type of hulls that a catamaran uses, only smaller. Yellow, buoyant and atop sat a man on a bicycle. He pedalled and the craft moved. He turned the handlebars and the hulls slowly changed direction. I pedalled to a vantage point on Thrower Bridge, jumped off my bike and hastily… Read More

A new calendar year and there are new wheels in my garage. Welcome to 2017. I hope yourย new year brings youย good health, safe travels and enjoyable adventures. Mine has brought me new wheels. Well they’re not actually new. They’re second-hand, pre-owned, loved by someone else, and now I’ve been given the opportunity to enjoy them. So what’s small, folds and is made in London? A High Street hankerchief? A Twinings teabag? A… Read More