I hadn’t planned to ride in the Bunya Mountains. An invitation arrived to share a cabin there over the long weekend with friends. It’d been the late 90s since I’d visited the Bunyas so I was looking forward to going there again. Bicycle riding, though, was unlikely to be in the equation. The Bunya Mountains sit like an elevated island of rainforest habitat surrounded by dry flat plains that stretch to the horizon. Sitting at about 1000 metres above… Read More

Some things catch your eye and it’s only later that you discover why. Standing by Tallebudgera Creek last Sunday, sky beaming blue and people drifting in and around the foreshore, I waited for a takeaway coffee from The Horse Float. Nestled next to an old fibro building, the Horse Float serves espresso coffee and wood-fired pastries from The Paddock Bakery. The trailer – yes the type that carts horses around – has… Read More

My previous post highlighted the magnificent landscape we rode through on the Wollumbin Circuit, its geological, cultural and spiritual significance. In this post you’ll read about the communities, their people and livelihoods that we encountered while riding the Wollumbin Circuit on a Good Good Friday. But first the news… (play first 20 seconds of video).. In this bulletin,  Hare Krishna visitors cross creek in early morning hurry. Wild fruit feeds bike-rider’s memory. E-bikes a gogo! Small… Read More