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Riding the Blue Derby trails in Tasmania proves to be an enlightening experience for several inexperienced mountain bikers. I know I’m asking a lot. After spend…

EARLIER THIS YEAR I put Garmin’s flagship Edge 1000 GPS bike computer through its paces. Although an amazing piece of kit, I felt uncomfortable with the size of…

THE ONE BIKE quiver is dead. Well, it never existed. Never could either, except in the minds of bike manufacturers’ marketing departments, who’ve tried over the…

Destinations

South-East Asia has a reputation as a tourist magnet, but a rich, relaxed world lies beyond the hubbub, as Catherine Lawson and her family discover during 500 k…

Adventure

Tackling this notoriously tough New Zealand mountain biking track isn’t for the faint hearted, but if you’re up to the challenge it’s an unforgettable and other…

Adventure

Is mountain biking all about the yahoo adrenaline rush? Or is there more to it than that? Have you ever found yourself in a perpetual argument with a child? You…

Adventure

Pat Kinsella hits the grit in the saddle of  gravel bike to see what all the dust is about. Having long-ago swapped 26in MTB wheels for more forgiving 29ers, a…

Adventure

Outdoor's MTB correspondent has whizzed up a monstrous seasonal roostertail of a single track update. Basically, stock up on OMO and avoid white riding gear unt…

Weekend Escapes

I WAS GOBSMACKED. A massive Queensland groper lazily swam over to my sea kayak before performing the aquatic equivalent of buzzing the tower, swimming directly…

Weekend Escapes

THE PERCEPTION OF driving the Gibb River Road (GRR) – all 660km of it, from Kununurra in the east to Broome in the west – is of a rugged, torturous drive throug…

Weekend Escapes

SWIM WITH SEA LIONS, take in Queensland's rainforests with a canopy-level view, canoe in wine country or mountain bike through alpine bushland. There's heaps to…

Guides

No time for a pilgrimage to Moab or Whistler? Check out these five epic MTB parks within a coo-ee of Melbourne and Sydney. When people think of a mountain biker…

Guides

Step up your bike maintenance game with these 10 hacks to improve the quality of your next ride. No matter what sort of cyclist you are, at some stage, you will…

Guides

THERE ARE FEW hard and fast distinctions between what has traditionally been referred to as cycle touring and what is now being referred to as bikepacking. Both…

Guides

With zero bike tech knowledge and just a big dream, Henry Brydon set off on an epic cycling adventure, learning a thing or two along the way. In 2010 I quit my…