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The jacaranda trees were in full flower, colouring the landscape with splashes of lilac and matching the radiance of a blue sky made clear from recent rains. Grevilleas stood thick with burnt orange blooms. Rows of crops flourished green in the rich red volcanic soil. Springtime on the South Burnett Rail Trail was picture perfect. Situated in Queenslandโ€™s southeast, the South Burnett Rail Trail (SBRT) stretches for 44 kilometres between the small… Read More

Summer has landed with heat and sunshine, holidays and… skatebowls? What happens when two women riding mountain bikes home from the beach find the usually-crowded skatebowl empty? This is what it looks like… Be sure to watch to the end (and with the sound on) ๐Ÿ™‚ [Music: Roll Your Own / Artist: Tripswitch]  

This September, Iโ€™m riding in Cycle Queensland for the first time. Each spring, about 500 bicycle riders pedal their way through this nine-day cycling holiday. The route changes each year. And each year Iโ€™ve been tempted to register but taking time off work, as well as doubts about whether Iโ€™d make the distances, has stopped me. Not so this year. Having ridden in the GreatVic bike ride last December, my first long-distance… Read More