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I’m taking a sabbatical from posting blog stories. My quest to travel by bicycle continues. My love for seeing life from two wheels shines brighter than ever. But there are projects that need my energy. So, for awhile I’ll be working on them and enjoying a sabbatical from publishing stories here on this blog. Keep your pedals turning towards your dreams…  Gail PS – If you’d like to contact me regarding this experiment,… Read More

This September, I’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 I’ve been tempted to register but taking time off work, as well as doubts about whether I’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

The Great Brisbane Bike Ride is an annual event hosted by Bicycle Queensland, a non-profit bicycle advocacy organisation. Last Sunday was my first time riding in the event. I’ve never been a big event type of person. And truth is, I’m probably still not. However, events like these provide a wonderful opportunity to ride car-free roads, receive right-of-way at intersections being managed by police officers and know that support is nearby if you need… Read More