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My urban bicycle adventure – sprinkled with travel to other places – has been active for ten months. Over that time, I’ve pedalled over 2963 kilometres. Through this blog, I’ve been documenting my personal experiment in bike riding and story-telling. I’ve committed to riding my bicycle as much as possible in everyday life. I’m testing the boundaries of myself – my laziness, discipline, fitness and lifestyle – as well as the boundaries of my city – its… Read More

As a bicycle rider, the highlight of my ending Autumn in Canberra wasn’t the relatively flat terrain for cycling nor the wide smooth cycleways bordering Lake Burley Griffin. It wasn’t seeing the yellow bicycle racks attached to bus fronts so that cyclists can travel by bus with their bicycle! It wasn’t even the hardy Canberran bicycle riders enduring the wintery weather nor the $10million underpass being constructed at Bowen Place by Lake Burley Griffin to make a safer… Read More

An invitation arrived by phone. We’re heading south this weekend to go camping at Woolgoolga. Do you want to come with us? We’re bringing our bikes. My mind imagines Northern New South Wales with clear autumn skies carrying cool starry nights and sun basked days, mixed with comfortable conversations with long-time friends, a good dose of fresh sea air and maybe a meal from the White Salt fish and chip shop that I’ve heard so much about… Read More