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Lately, the question I’m asked most often is “how’s your training going?” It’s been two months since I began training for the RACV Great Vic bike ride and I have another two months to go. I’ve never trained for anything like this before. I’ve never trained full stop. I’ve surfed and hiked and biked but nothing has ever needed training. So this idea of having an event to aim for is quite a… Read More

This is another guest post from Jen Cooper. In her previous post, Big Bikes Little Bikes, it was decision time. Now let’s see how these Bromptons ride. Here is the second of Jen’s bicycle stories…  We had been searching for a solution to taking bikes on our camping and kayaking trips, and being able to carry and store them easily. After research done at intervals over a period of eighteen months, we found and purchased Brompton bikes. Bromptons… Read More

This is a guest post written by Jen Cooper. I met Jen a few years ago on a writing course at the Queensland Writers Centre and since then we’ve shared many good conversations about writing as well as bicycles. This is the first of two bicycle stories from Jen…  For years we had tried to find a solution to the problem of how to carry all our toys when we went travelling. We had the van (a fold-down camper),… Read More