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…

The things you see on the bike trail. . .

Recently on my bike ride on the East Gippsland Rail Trail I spied a rider in front of me who seemed to be taking his hands off the handlebars rather too frequently.  I was surprised to discover, when I got closer, that the person’s bike had no handlebars at all, he was riding a unicycle….

Look at this bike trail.

How smooth is that? For some time now the condition of the surface of our local bike trail has left much to be desired.  There were many potholes and the ride was rather rugged.  We have been fortunate in having the trail resurfaced recently so now all is smooth on the ride from Nicholson to…

I went further than I intended.

I recently went for a bike ride as I am trying to up the number of kilometres I do during a month.  I intended to ride from Nicholson to Bumberrah and back but found that was only a very short ride so decided to continue on to Bruthen, have some lunch and then return. It…

Getting in some practice for our next group bike ride.

On Sunday 6th October I am participating in the Around the Bay Ride in Melbourne and I aim to finish the 100km route.  The ride is to raise money for the Smith Family to help disadvantaged children. We have been trying to build up the number of kms we ride when we do our group…

A bike ride at last.

The weather in these parts has not been marvelous recently but I thought I had picked a good day to go for a bike ride.  Unfortunately it turned out to be anything but good weather once I was on my bike. I drove to the rail trail along a dirt road called Bruce’s Track and…