a bike for all seasons


In the silence of the night, I heard them. A long smooth shshissshhissh made of a million sounds merging. White noise made of waves. Sound waves. Ocean waves. Winston’s waves. When morning woke, I rode to the beach to see what he was bringing. Ex-tropical cyclone Winston is about 1,000 kilometres east of Brisbane and moving west into the Coral Sea. Last weekend he passed through Fiji in the South Pacific Ocean, as a Category 5… Read More

It’s holiday time! And for me that means it’s time to go to the beach and hang out with family and friends, and enjoy the festive season. I’ll be back in mid-January to share more stories. Wishing you and your loved ones a safe and peaceful time over the Christmas holidays and a new year rich with the very best that life can bring. Thanks for sharing my bicycle journeys with me. It’s wonderful… Read More

Travelling by bike with two nine-foot surfboards attached behind on a tiny trolley doesn’t go unnoticed. In an earlier post, I shared how a solution arrived for getting my surfboard to the beach without using our car. What I didn’t share was the unexpected attention this invention attracted. Even though we’d trialled the surfboard trolley in the driveway, taking it onto the streets and footpaths was an altogether different set of circumstances. I was fairly… Read More