Trip notes from New England Cycle Trail (South) Day 1. Armidale to Uralla, 35km
NECT day 1: Armidale …
On the subject of how much you spent on your bike
Here is an unpopular or perhaps unwelcome thought.
Imagine you are riding along on your bike …
A bike is more than the sum of its parts: my Carve 29er
If I look at my stable of bikes, and how much each one gets used (available on Strava), you might …
Can I just post this here cos
It’s awesome I want to remember it often I agree with every …
Arrows in my quiver, horses in my stable
A little while ago on this very website, I answered the question that everybody wants to know: …
In defence of aluminium
Fiona on a steel bike, me on an aluminium bike. Loaded up and trucking and having the time of our …
Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah)
Straddie, a.k.a Minjerribah is a great place to dip your toes into the water, both figuratively in …
Where can I go bikepacking?
In a few short weeks, sometime after EkkaCross, I’m going to go for a bike tour along the Mawson …
Avoiding the Wide Bay Highway
Ground-truthing a route from Kilkivan to Gundiah
I am hoping later this year to be able to ride from …
How great is the GABCY network? Super keen to go have a look at this … …
'The quiver killer is a myth' or 'Can any bike replace the Sholto?'
My touring / commuter bike (the Sholto) has had a long and varied career. And ever since I turned it …
Rail trails and back roads to Hervey Bay!
Next big idea: Ipswich to Hervey Bay: BVRT, KKRT, BNT and back roads to Tiaro, Mungar.
And Mary to …
GQRTA Day 9 Ubobo to Gladstone
Part 10 of 10.
Previously: Day 8 Mungungo to Ubobo
To describe this …
GQRTA Day 8 Mungungo to Ubobo
Part 9 of 10.
Previously Day 7 Eidsvold to Mungungo
Next Day 9 Ubobo to Gladstone
GQRTA Day 7 Eidsvold to Mungungo
Part 8 of 10
Previously: Day 6 Gayndah to Eidsvold
Next: Day 8 Mungungo to Ubobo
GQRTA Day 6 Gayndah to Eidsvold
Part 7 of 10
Previously Day 5 Proston to Gayndah
Next: Day 7 Eidsvold to Mungungo
GQRTA Day 5 Proston to Gayndah
Part 6 of 10
Previous: Day 4 Kingaroy to Proston
Next Day 6 Gayndah to Eidsvold
GQRTA Day 4 Kingaroy to Proston
Part 5 of 10
Previously: Day 3 Yarraman to Kingaroy
Next: Day 5 Proston to Gayndah
My Strava …
GQRTA Day 3 Yarraman to Kingaroy
Part 4 of 10
Previously: Day 2 Toogoolawah to Yarraman
Next: Day 4 Kingaroy to Proston
Links to …
GQRTA Day 2 Toogoolawah to Yarraman
Part 3 of 10
Previously: Day 1 Wulkuraka to Toogoolawah
Next: Day 3 Yarraman to Kingaroy
GQRTA Day 1 Wulkuraka to Toogoolawah
Part 2 of 10
Next: Day 2 Toogoolawah to Yarraman
Strava links for this post: …
Overview: The Great Queensland Rail Trail Adventure
Part 1 of a 10-part series describing a bike touring route by Andrew Demack, from Ipswich …
Not the backyard blitz
Gravel-packing with panniers
A big part of the bike-packing style of bike touring that really took off in the last 10 years was …
New kit day
Airtable is awesome
I like to plan bike tours. The two tools I use most are Airtable and RideWithGPS.
Airtable is a …
Loaded up and trucking
I recently posted some photos of my touring bike, all set up for the Great Queensland Rail Trail …
Wanna go for a ride?
I like to do mildly adventurous bike tours. Sometimes when I post pix of what I’m up to, …
How many bicycles do I need?
You need to own all the bicycles that will allow you to do the type of riding you enjoy.
I’m going to an all-day workshop at Bokarina on the Sunshine Coast next week. I dislike …
Get in the drops
Road bikes and cyclocross bikes and gravel bikes and all-road bikes all come with drop bars.
Briztreadley might even be back
Things that might appear here:
random opinions about bike stuff micro podcasts, by which I mean …