a bike for all seasons

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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

This project shares stories from my cycling adventures. It is an urban adventure around my neighbourhood, my city and also includes my travels to other places. I invite you to share your stories too. My experiment to ride my bike for four seasons in everyday life has made it through its first season – summer! As you’d expect, some of my adventures over the summer involved meeting the weather like “Riding in… Read More

Travelling over Christmas took me to Bargara. This small town hugs a coastline scattered with basalt rocks, remnants of a long extinct volcano, and nestles into the broader reach of the regional city of Bundaberg, which sits twelve kilometres inland. Two years ago, Bundaberg was a focal point of news services across the world because of the destruction and dislocation caused by floods. The city and its coastline is newsworthy for another… Read More