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Can a bike be a 'my place' like a car can?

I've just finished reading Hugh Mackay's latest offering, 'What makes us tick'.  There was lots of great stuff in there; plenty of fodder for interesting discussions with people on a variety of topics.

 

One section which really struck me was when he was describing the role of the car in the chapter "The desire for 'My place'"

 

‘I've lost count of the number of times I've heard people…

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Added by RobK on January 22, 2011 at 7:07pm — 15 Comments

Gates, Corrugations and a great ride

Yesterday (Sat May 30th '09) four of us rode from Goulburn to Exeter via Canyonleigh (see bikely route).

It was a great day's riding - The company, the weather (We only really started copping showers in the last 10 km or so), the warm Canyonleigh General Store/Coffee shop, and most of the route was on fairly quiet rural roads. The fact that around 30 of the 70 km was along unsealed roads may have been a… Continue

Added by RobK on May 31, 2009 at 10:02pm — 8 Comments

2 day Rooty Hill to Moss Vale Tour Ride Report

For quite some time I'd been wanting to find a safe and enjoyable way of cycling out of Sydney to the south. A few years back a group of us started a tour at Moss Vale (See Moss Vale to Nowra via Numerella Tour). I've done some other riding around the Southern Highlands and beyond, but never felt comfortable about cycling there from Sydney. I'd taken part in the 2003 Big Ride, which… Continue

Added by RobK on January 27, 2009 at 9:18pm — 3 Comments

Great ride at Christmas

Although not around Sydney, I did a fantastic 30+ km ride while visiting my parents in Bairnsdale over Christmas. I'd been thinking of doing this ride for a couple of years, and finally did it. I wish I could do it more often....See Route Description and a few photos.

Added by RobK on January 20, 2009 at 8:09pm — 5 Comments

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