Cycling in Brisbane Australia
It’s now 8 months since the announcement about funding for completion of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail by the Queensland Government in January of this year.
Whilst there was early optimism that the project would be completed by late 2016/early 2017, it seems we may have been looking through the wrong end of the telescope.
The wheels of government turn very slowly, but that does not mean to say they have not been turning.
Just to remind everyone, the deal the Queensland…Continue
So, have You ever worked out how many times you have travelled to work or wherever - I have. Over the years, since I moved into the house I currently live in, I have travelled into the Brisbane CBD where I work, by train or foot or bicycle for around two trips a day, five days a week, 48-weeks a year for twenty-two years now. That's 480 trips per year less a few days for public holidays and other days when I couldn't be bothered to turn up. All up, I've walked and sat on the train or…Continue
To get back into biking proper I bought a commuter bike, an Avanti Blade 3 from Avantiplus in the Valley. Got last years model at a great price. However, as much as I love this bike and it was a good commuter it wasn't a great long distance rider. On my first (and only to date) 100kms ride from Brissie to Gold Coast I discovered a few issues I had to fix.…Continue