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It was the first week of January.  A new year with new adventures. The idea was to ride from Currumbin to Brunswick Heads, via the Billinudgel Nature Reserve, stay two nights and then ride back. Google Maps estimated it would be 60.3kms each way and 3hours 18mins pedal time. The good thing about Google Maps is that it profiles the elevation of the planned route, making it clear where the ride will… Read More

🎶🎶 “In the first week of January, the new year gave to me, Three goannas running, Two brown cuckoos feeding And a brown snake near a gum tree.”🎶🎶 The Billinudgel Nature Reserve* is an untamed patch of undulating bushland between the Pacific Highway and the coastline of Northern New South Wales on Australia’s east coast. It is 850kms north of Sydney and 160kms south of Brisbane. When I was planning our ride… Read More

The holiday season is here. The beaches are filling up with people who would normally be working or studying, and children who would usually be at school. Conversations start or close with “what are you doing for Christmas?” or “will you be at home or are you going away?” The air-conditioned shopping centres are filling with people escaping the heat and buying gifts for their friends, relatives and loved ones. Yes, the… Read More