Posts in the Category: Microadventure Perth

Vans Cottesloe + Cycle around Perth’s Swan River

Posted in - Coffee & Cycle Friendly Cafes & Cycle Perth & Food and Drink Perth & Microadventure Perth & Perth Cafes & Perth, Australia on June 26th 2016 0 Comments Acai-Bowl-Vans-Cafe-Cottesloe

Vans Cottesloe opens when the sun is barely up and not even a mouse stirs on Napoleon Street. It’s a really peaceful part of the day and on our cycle around the Swan River today we detour for warm drinks and breakfast. Turns out this morning was the coldest one this year so far, and this …

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The mountain bike ride to North Mole in Fremantle

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Cycle Friendly Cafes & Food and Drink Perth & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & Perth, Australia on June 24th 2016 0 Comments North-mole-bike-path

Welcome to a perfect winter’s day in Perth! Taking advantage of some superb weather conditions over the weekend we set out on a relaxed paced pedal along the coast. This circular route starts at Claremont Train Station to North Mole in Fremantle. Alternatively a good starting point is Lake Espresso Cafe because there’s plenty of parking …

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Come and find me…at Donnelly River Holiday Village

Posted in - Featured & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & South West & Travelling Me & western australia & Wildlife & Wildflowers on June 2nd 2016 1 Comments kangaroo-local-wildlife

Completing a small section of the Munda Biddi last year, Donnelly River Village became our start and finish, where we spent a night in between preparing and recovering from the bike journey. You can catch those posts here and here. We had such an awesome break in the old …

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Skills Park at Goat Farm Mountain Bike Park

Posted in - Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Parks & Perth Hills & Perth, Australia on May 28th 2016 0 Comments Goat-Farm-MTB-Park-Perth

The Goat Farm Mountain Park is located in Greenmount National Park, just off Great Eastern Hwy (94) and under 10km from Midland Train Station.

The plan was to ride the blue cruiser trail to cannonball, and while I continue down the blue cross country trail, Derek would take the downhill black trail. We started at the …

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Northcliffe Farm Stay at Canterbury Cottage

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & Southern forests & Travelling Me on April 22nd 2016 0 Comments dam

At the tail end of our south west trip we stayed overnight on a working farm 19km outside of the small township of Northcliffe (south of Pemberton). Canterbury Cottage is a bed and breakfast run by owners and farmers, Ken and Kay.

Setting out on Boorara Road, we drove into some remarkable Karri country …

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Road trip to Pemberton Mountain Bike Park

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Parks & Southern forests & Travelling Me & western australia on April 21st 2016 0 Comments Black-diamond-mtb-trail

Following a long weekend in Binningup we embarked on a slightly ambitious journey to drive down to Pemberton to check out the town’s mountain bike park before driving back to Perth, the very same day, and in time to prepare for work the next day. A quick calculation and that’s about 6 hours of driving for …

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First time guide at Kalamunda MTB Circuit

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Cross Country & MTB Parks & western australia on April 2nd 2016 0 Comments Gottysnobble-and-Flaccid-Ashbac

The Kalamunda circuit area combines a range of different trails so you’ll never grow bored, 1 year later and we’ve only covered a quarter of the trails and there’s 40km of them. Cross country, technical, jumps and downhill. Plus it’s all located in some pretty exceptional forest. And afterwards finish your ride with a refreshment from …

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DIY walking tour – Elizabeth Quay and Perth

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Hiking & Walking & Microadventure Perth & Perth, Australia & Travelling Me & western australia on February 22nd 2016 2 Comments Perth-City-Skyline

Perth’s newly created waterfront precinct has been years in the making and last weekend, Elizabeth Quay finally opened! *happy dance* Have you visited? What do you think? I love that everyone has an opinion on it.

Like the premier of Western Australia said, ‘this is a one-in-100 year change,”. This project has certainly transformed the city’s …

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Perth Cycle + Breakfast pizza and Beer

Posted in - Breakfast & Champagne Breakfast & Cycle Friendly Cafes & Cycle Perth & Food and Drink Perth & Microadventure Perth & Perth, Australia on February 13th 2016 0 Comments Northbridge-Brewery

Our plans to cycle along the river were halted not even half way when out of nowhere I experienced some fairly sharp piercing pains to the right side of one of my knees. Arghhh! When it became clear I couldn’t continue cycling we boarded the train for Perth at Canning Bridge, and all the while …

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Cycle and Coffee at Hylin

Posted in - Coffee & Cycle Friendly Cafes & Cycle Perth & Microadventure Perth on December 2nd 2015 0 Comments Train-Tracks-Perth

Who would have thought cycling along the railway tracks could be a little scenic and peaceful? For part of our cycle this morning we were cocooned by bush and old trees (between Claremont and Subiaco). We started our journey from Claremont train station and apart from a few disconnected sections at the beginning from Claremont, we …

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