Have wheels, will travel

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I'm spending the next month in Australia and thought it might be a good idea to get myself a set of wheels to explore the countryside.

I bought this little baby, a Trek FX 7.0, this morning for $AU399 (£UK250).

I then went on a maiden voyage with it and cycled the 8km from the bike shop to home along a dedicated cycle track that cuts through farmland and native bush. I had the entire place to myself — just me, the magpies and the cows!

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The only thing that slightly worried me was this sign (see below) pasted on one of the roadside posts.

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Fortunately the weather is currently a bit too mild for the snakes to be out and about, but it does make me thankful that the only native wildlife I really have to worry about in London is the odd duck or two wandering across my path in Hyde Park!

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4 thoughts on “Have wheels, will travel

  1. Hi, I’ve done quite a bit of research on electric bikes and specialise
    in conversion kits. I recently went to China to visit some electric
    bike factories and shows. If you’re interested in watching a short
    documentary on the electric bike scene in China please visit my SOLAR
    BIKE website and watch one of the videos I made.
    http://solarbike.com.au/videos.php Otherwise search youtube for
    “Electric bicycles in China documentary” and it’ll be the first hit


    . Happy Cycling. Matthew
    from SOLAR BIKE

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  2. Thanks, Matthew. Having just been to China and done a little cycling there, I’ll be intrigued to look at your video. There are bikes EVERYWERE in China, but they are far from high-end sports bikes that you might see on the road in Oz and the UK.

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