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My feet feel the cushion of grass, thick, green and shaded by a tall stand of gum trees. Itโ€™s lunchtime at Griffith Universityโ€™s Gold Coast campus, my surrogate workplace for National Ride2Work day, and Iโ€™ve made a temporary office on a quiet piece of lawn. A northerly breeze simpers through native leaves, casting a shimmering mosaic, promising a tailwind for the ride home. Becauseย I work from home, I’ve decided to shadow a… Read More

When somebody suggests we meet, two things now happen. My immediate thought is โ€œI hope I can ride thereโ€. Sometimes theyโ€™ll suggest a location. I’m then relieved if itโ€™s somewhere within an easy riding distance (which to me is about a ten kilometre radius from home). Alternatively, I might be a little apprehensive because itโ€™s not. Coalescing with this might be an opportunity to recommend an alternative place to meet. This is… Read More