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The hour before dawn carries a stillness like no other part of the day. Something fresh is happening. A new day is beginning. And its sights, scents and sounds spill gently into this quietness. Today, I was pedalling my bike pre-dawn to fit in around work commitments. Stepping outside into the cool air, my sleepy head soon woke. ‘There’s the saucepan’ I said pointing at the three stars that form Orion’s belt. They sparkled and blinked as the breaking… Read More

By now, I thought I’d be writing about bicycle riding during the cooler months. Not so. June, our first month of winter, is over and the weather has been quite unusual. In fact, it’s been record setting. Across every state in Australia, averages for the month of June were warmer than long-term averages. In particular, Perth on the west coast experienced its warmest average daytime temperature for June in over 100 years… Read More