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Goldfields Track

The Goldfields Track – Ballarat to Bendigo The Goldfields Track or Great Dividing Trail extends from Mt Buninyong (hill above Ballarat) to Bendigo and stretches for about 210km.  Along the way it traverses a diversity of terrain and goes through the heart of Gold Rush Country providing you a rich insight to how things were when gold fever struck in the mid 1800’s.  You can walk or ride the track and it is well marked with some sections just for walking and arrows pointing were the bikes can go around.  If you choose to ride it, make sure you’re fit...

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Murray to Mountains Rail Trail Ride

Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail Holiday time again and we were off to Victoria to explore.  We’d visited Beechworth a year ago and loved what little bit we saw of the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail so this time wanted to ride it all.  Ride it all and do it Bikepacking and camping along the way.  I love this form of travelling…..something about it I find a little bit intrepid like.  Everything you want, you have to carry, and your camping, so getting away from it all, relaxing and playing cards.   All that, plus you get to use all the...

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Lhasa to Kathmandu Bike Ride Part 2

Day 5  Gyantze to Shigatze 94km – relatively flat riding Breakfast this morning was just one dish after another starting with rock hard corn cereal pellets and oats. Then came a fried egg, fried capsicum, toast and lastly broccoli and bok choy. Also on the table when we arrived was a chilli pineapple combo, peanuts, and hot chips?! Some rice chonchi also came out too. They must think westerners eat a lot! Raining today so piled on the wet weather gear and warm clothes. I had on leg and arm warmers, windproof vest, light weight vest, light weight long sleeve, shirt and...

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