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A weekend to get out on the bike with family and friends. Saturday 17 March wear your green and orange and hit the path on your MTB at Castle Hill with Emma and or Saturday night dinner of Fish and Chips in Wynnum with Jan. Sunday 18th March ride to the markets at Redcliffe and enjoy the ambience and or an afternoon ride at a slower pace exploring the paths around Kalinga Park.  All rides are free.  Please book through info@cycleaway.com.au 

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The food is all eaten and the presents unwrapped.  Santa's delivered a gleaming new bike.  What to do and where to go? Cycle Away is the answer!  We can refresh those half-forgotten cycle skills or teach new ones, can show you where to ride and help fulfil your bucket list item of an overseas cycle tour. Join our Learn to Ride sessions, Ride With Friends group or chat to us about one of our overseas tours.  Call Jan on 0427 431 481 or e-mail info@cycleaway.com.au  

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The thoughts of a first time She Rider.  8am: A little bit nervous, not sure what to expect, but certain that she’ll never keep up with the lady over there in the lycra and cleats. 10am: Buddies with the lady in lycra and cleats, who turned out to be just as nervous because the cleats were new, and she was having difficulty stopping in a hurry. We all benefit from sharing strengths, laughing together – and celebrating successes with those who were strangers just 2 hours ago…  

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  Have you got a bike and need someone to ride with.  Come ride with us.  Our Ride with Friends group rides a lot: Monday, Wednesday and Friday - 2 hour rides from starting at 6am.   Saturday and Sunday- 3 to 5 hour rides - see the calendar Casual membership is $25 per ride.  Ride 6 times with us and your 7th ride is free.  Come along and join in the fun. Email - info@cycleaway.com.au for more details.          

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 I had the privilege of cycling with Rob recently, he’s 69 but has the energy and cheeky nature of a 4 year old!   He told us he had just survived a two year battle with prostate cancer.  He had decided to go radiation rather than invasive surgery. That meant starting a six month course of ADT drugs (antigen deprivation treatment) to shut down testosterone production.  That resulted in massive hormone changes causing skeletal muscle loss and strength.  By a lucky chance at an early prostate support group meeting, a researcher from the UQ was looking for volunteers for a research...

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