Monthly Archive: June 2015

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Lhasa to Kathmandu Bike Ride Part 1

My good friends Mark and Bekk suggested we ride our bikes from Lhasa to Kathmandu – 1000km and high mountain passes over 5000 meters.  I didn’t own a bike other than a knock about weekender but I thought why not, sounds great – I better start training and also buy a better bike.  This isn’t a trip you can just do on your own, we booked a tour but had the advantage that it was just our group of friends on the tour – 7 of us in total.  It was a once in a life time experience and I’ll remember it forever. Kathmandu –...

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6 NSW and ACT MTB Parks

We were meeting friends for a Mountain Bike adventure in Morton National Park for the weekend so we drove down from Brisbane and along the way checked out 6 NSW and ACT MTB parks.  Here’s what we discovered. Awaba MTB park – Newcastle We had spent the previous day in the car – driving down the New England Highway to Newcastle – driving….all day and arriving about 6ish.  We stayed in a little Motel at Toronto that was close enough to the highway that we didn’t need to drive into Newcastle and near enough to Awaba for us to visit the...

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