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.
On Tuesday night, 14th January 2020, our intrepid crew of night riders headed out through First Turkey MTB Reserve to Zamia Trail in the foothills of Mount Archer National Park.
I present this argument to every mountain biker, whether experienced, recreational, or novice: You need a retro fully-rigid MTB in your life.
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, …