A new section of the East Gippsland Rail Trail for me.

Recently I rode a section of the rail trail I haven’t ridden before and it means I will have ridden the trail from Bairnsdale to Orbost  but obviously not all in one go.  The Trail is approximately 100km.Three of us rode from Waygara to Orbost and back again, a distance of 34 kms. It was…

Bicycles, a car park and Mad Max

Why, you may ask, do I have a photo of a bike with no wheels?  It all relates to Mad Max, the movie. This is one of the car parks at the University of Melbourne. If you were perhaps wondering about the notice on the bicycle frame this is what it says. There were a…

You need the right gear.

As you know I recently bought a new bike and last weekend I had the opportunity to try it out on the flat terrain of the rail trail from Nicholson to Bairnsdale.  Our daughter was staying with us for the weekend and as we had a spare bike we went for a ride together.  We…

Got myself some new wheels!

I finally decided on a new bike.  I had been thinking about getting an electric bike but changed my mind and went for non-electric.  I figure I still might have a few more years yet of pedaling under my own steam. I have bought a Giant brand bicycle, Liv Rove model. I purchased a bike…

Rugby, ballet and art, an interesting combination

Last Friday I made the trip to Melbourne to watch the Melbourne Rebels play the ACT Brumbies.  The previous week the Rebels had their first win of the season so I was looking forward to a good game. Unfortunately this week the Rebels lost and it wasn’t really a very exciting game. That’s a Brumbies…