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This is the second in a series ofย stories from my recentย road trip in South East Queensland. With campervan packed and bikes loaded on the back, we went travelling old roads with new eyes. After riding the Esk to Fernvale section of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail (BVRT) on Sunday, we were keen to explore more. This time though, we’d be on our own. And we were. Well… sort of. Monday broughtย milder temperatures… Read More

It was the first week of January. ย 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

Remember Barry? Recumbent Trike Barry? A couple of weeks ago, Barry emailed to sayย he’sย taking his trike touring. But Barry’s tour isn’t a little two night tour like my 128km return trip to Brunswickย Heads via Billinudgel’s bushy belly. His tour isย a three month adventure that will see him riding his recumbent trike 1,900kms (1,180 miles)ย from Coolangatta to Cairns! Like me, you’re probably wondering why? Well, he likes the challenge. Also atย 68, he wants… Read More