a bike for all seasons


Crossing the Bubble Bridge at Toogoolawah

This is the second story about my 2-day ride along the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail (BVRT) from Wulkuraka to Linville. In this post, we ride 56 kilometres from Esk to Linville. The town of Toogoolawah and a century-old tunnel wait for us on the trail between Esk and Linville. This segment of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail (BVRT) is 56 kilometres in length and winds steadily north-west, mirroring the Brisbane Valley Highway…. Read More

At latitude 28.0ยฐ S, longitude 153.4ยฐ E, Easter marks the last hurrah for summer. It seems not to matter whether Easter falls early or late, many see it as the last beach holiday, a close to swimming, sandy feet and salty hair. Yetย with the water temperature dipping to 19ยฐC in the depths of winter while the minimum atmospheric temperature averages 12ยฐC, Easter doesn’t mark the end of beach time, swim time or… Read More

Travelling, cycling, swimming… and a good dose of watermelon – now that’s a good summer! ๐Ÿ˜€ Myย summer holiday is over and there’s a new year to enjoy! To start 2016 and to celebrate the joys of summer on Australia’s east coast, here’s a photo story featuringย scenes from the past few weeks in a short video (1min 54secs):