Information hub and advocacy for mountain bikers & road cyclists throughout Central Queensland.

Author: Andrew Thompson

  • You need a Monster Gravel Bike

    You need a Monster Gravel Bike

    “Do I really need a monster gravel bike?”, I hear you ask, “I’m not even sure what one is.” To which I respond, “In the true spirit of N+1 bike law, with N being the number of bikes you own versus how many bikes you ‘need’, then yes, you do.” Now, let’s talk monster gravel […]

  • Curtis Island social mountain bike ride 19 Jan 2020

    We headed over to Curtis Island on Sunday 19th January 2020, joining a contingent of 23 mountain bikers to explore the gravel up to Joey Lees, the flat pristine beach at Turtle Street, plus the newly built single-track green trails around Connor Bluff.

  • 10 Minute Trails – Goat Head to Connor Bluff

    We rode the new Goat Head to Connor Bluff trail during a Gladstone Mountain Bike Club social ride on 19 January 2020. It was a gruelling but excellent day and we rode this trail towards the end of the ride. This 10 minute video shows the full uncut ride along Goat Head to Connor Bluff […]

  • Woolwash Lagoon Social Ride

    On this first episode of Come Ride With Me, we hit the back roads to Woolwash Lagoon and Midgee, heading out along the old Bruce Highway. I’m road testing the new Go Pro Hero 8 mounted under-bar on my Giant Defy for this ride and I’m quite impressed with the results. Join our crew of […]

  • Why you need a fully-rigid MTB

    I present this argument to every mountain biker, whether experienced, recreational, or novice: You need a retro fully-rigid MTB in your life.

  • Fat Bikes in the Bush – Your ultimate guide

    If fat bikes aren’t something that normally hit your radar, chances are the mere mention of them conjures images of a burly American lumberjack-type dude belting through the snow with a can of craft beer in his bottle cage. Here in Australia’s north, we don’t get a lot of snow. Well, except back in 1946, […]