a bike for all seasons


As a bicycle rider, the highlight of my ending Autumn inΒ Canberra wasn’t the relatively flat terrain for cycling nor the wide smooth cycleways bordering Lake Burley Griffin. It wasn’t seeing the yellow bicycle racks attached toΒ bus fronts so that cyclists canΒ travel by bus with their bicycle!Β It wasn’t even the hardy Canberran bicycle riders enduringΒ the wintery weather nor the $10million underpass being constructed at Bowen Place by Lake Burley Griffin to make aΒ safer… Read More

We agreed to meet our friends late Sunday afternoon at their apartment at Main Beach. I figured that if they’ve travelled 36 hours on a plane from New York, then my riding twenty kilometres up the road to Main Beach is only fair. Though, as Sunday approached, my apprehension grew. Each day, the heat and humidity was intensifying. Thunderstorms were brewing. They were forecast for Sunday. That’s the other question that comes… Read More