From the ashes

You will no doubt have heard about the Australian fires. We live in a land of eucalyptus trees which unfortunately burn like like crazy in dry times. We are enduring the driest of dry times. If you live overseas, don’t be disheartened, our country is still in business so book a holiday to our fair […]

Wollongong Area

Bulli to Wollongong A wonderful two lane 16km shared path ride from Thirroul & Bulli to the North Wollongong surf club and to the famous Lighthouse. Here is the map of the trail which ends at Wollongong if you are doing the shorter northern trail >> ​If you are coming by train or car, easier […]

Southern Highlands Area

Bowral 28km for the whole trail. Best bit is the Bong Bong track. This cycling trail takes you from Bowral to Moss Vale on the Bong Bong Track. It follows the Wingecarribee River on a double lane shared concrete trail. If you have some energy left after the 16km return trip, you can follow a […]

Canberra – From Top to Bottom

As my friends Howie and Gaz were both arriving from the Hume Highway, I decided day 1 of our ride down the complete length of Canberra would start in the far north. I picked a football oval with lots of parking in Casey and we headed there. It was 8:30 in the morning and I […]

Belconnen and Lake Ginninderra

Lake Ginninderra is a great 8km ride which would be fantastic for the kids or just for a run or walk. Shared path all the way. If you want to go further head to Lake Burley Griffin to the south along the Centenary Trail or up Ginninderra Creek to the north. Easy riding in general […]

Canberra and Lake Burley Griffin

In early July we arranged with some Canberrian friends to meet them in Canberra. I was really looking forward to riding around as I had done the central section of the Lake many moons ago. On Saturday I saw the weather, it was -9 degrees Celsius over night in Canberra. When the time came to […]

I have an idea.

30 years of programming is a long time I told my accountant. Can I cut back on the hours. We do the sums and the answer was yes. That was the easy part, now what to do ? In the garage was a bike, covered with cobwebs. Give that a shot. That was a good […]