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We agreed to meet our friends late Sunday afternoon at their apartment at Main Beach. I figured that if they’ve travelled 36 hours on a plane from New York, then my riding twenty kilometres up the road to Main Beach is only fair. Though, as Sunday approached, my apprehension grew. Each day, the heat and humidity was intensifying. Thunderstorms were brewing. They were forecast for Sunday. That’s the other question that comes… Read More

Some weeks before this bike experiment was conceived, I registered for a bicycle maintenance workshop. The Gold Coast City Council has a very active program of community workshops and classes, and amongst them is a series devoted to bike-riding. They’re part of the Council’s campaign to promote active travel, encouraging people with the clever prompt to ‘change the way you move’. The outline of the workshop read well, it was nearby and… Read More