Gunaikurnai country

A recent bike ride  was from Nicholson to Bumberrah  on the East Gippsland Rail Trail and on the way I was able to view the new art work which has been painted on the Nicholson River Bridge. I wasn’t able to get a photo without the shadow. We live on Gunaikurnai country and this painting…

A bike ride from Nicholson to Bruthen and back.

The ride is 21 kms each way and it was a beautiful day for a ride. Along the way there is a huge wombat burrow where the soil that has been removed by the wombat has started to pile up on the cycle trail. You can see where the orange gravel/dirt has spread onto the…

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…