Loving your photos for the window on Australia they offer. (Especially appreciated when it's below zero here. Like now.)
This looks like a job for Ice SpikersNew bike bag day: front to rear: Swift Industries Cascade Paloma Handlebar Bag, homemade frame bag (thanks Mom!), Swift Industries Cascade Bandito. Not shown: my Lezyne pump will now be mounted to the front rack.
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Minutes after these photos were taken I skidded the bike into the berm.
Or, off grid survivalist cult. With the odd Hells Angel (now retired). We in UK had very similar 50-60's diesel trains (local shunters) even had the same chevron markings on the front.Very cool. What a great place you live in Dave! That would be a homeless camp here in the US, complete with a bicycle chop shop out back.
Did you ride over that bridge? Looks a little nerve wracking.Parched land and a dry creek …
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Ride : 27 km / 2019 : 3068 km
- The Cooragook Trestle Bridge on the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail.
- Almost no rain fell during spring or summer and the land is parched, the dry grass and eucalypts just waiting to ignited into a wildfire by a spark from a passing steam locomotive (long gone!).
- I'd ridden only 9.5 km and my ebike was so coated in dust that it had changed colour from black to brown!
Timing is everything - I just saw a facebook post of a guy kayaking down Avenue of the Giants. Glad you got a dry ride in.
That was awesome!!! I am glad I rode it back in January. It was sunny and 55 degrees.Timing is everything - I just saw a facebook post of a guy kayaking down Avenue of the Giants. Glad you got a dry ride in.
Only about a dozen rides so far but as a life long cyclist and someone who apreciates a well built bike, they seem to be a terrific bike for just about anything short of stump jumping. I want to try them on some old logging roads and see how they handle that. I can test my recently acquired Thudbuster seat post as well. The bikes aren't designed for off roading and the front shock is pretty minimal but the tires are nice and fat, and if I let a little air out, I should be good.Those are great, solid looking bikes. Please post a report on their performance and build quality. I have a buddy who is quite interested.
Matt …First big ride on my Giant Quick-E+.