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Welcome to BUSHRANGER BIKES
Adventure Cycling for Adventurous people
Bushranger Bikes is a specialist
cycling company owned and run by Jon Newrick and is based in
Brisbane, Australia. With nearly 15 years experience in the
adventure tour business,
the focus and expertise of Bushranger Bikes is the organisation
and conduct of small group, high quality, adventure cycling
and walking tours & activities across Australia and New
Zealand. The aim is to provide truly memorable experiences
with full attention to great organisation, safety and you - my
More information about Bushranger Bikes tours is provided
Bushranger Bikes also provides a range of other
cycling services and activities including bike sales, the sale of
cycling equipment and adventure clothing, the provision of cycling
education and training services, and the delivery of community based
- New Tours, New
Half and Full Day Local Rides, More 'Trails', Less 'Road
Routes' & Bitumen - it's Cycling Adventure Time! Life is
too short to be riding boring stuff, bring on the fun
Check out the Bushranger Bikes
Southeast Queensland 'Beat the Boring'
Winter Ride program -
Interested in Cycling
Adventure Tours? The full
2015 Bushranger Bikes tour program is now available.
Check out the calendar......Here!
Make sure you don't
miss out on the fun - enquiries and bookings are being
Autumn Colour - Beechworth Victoria
2015 Feature Tour Destination.......
- Thursday 14 to Friday 22 May 2015
- The Three
Rails Trails Tour - the High Country
the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail & The Great Victorian Rail Trail.
The Alps, the lure of Ned
Kelly, Wine & Produce - Gourmet Adventures and
Cycling in the Victorian High Country!
'Awesome Autumn' - an
8 night/9 day tour to fantastic
North Eastern Victoria taking in the delights of
the Victorian high
country - a night in epicurean
Rutherglen - vine & wine central,
a night in Bright at the
top of the Alpine Way, 2 nights stay in
historic Beechworth, and a night in
gourmet Milawa. Then it's onto the
Goulburn River Valley to have some
fun cycling the new 'High Line' -
commencing at Mansfield and riding
through to Tallarook over two days.
region is the land of
vineyards, tobacco, hops, berries
and bakeries and an
abundance of local produce is
waiting to be sampled.
This tour commences in the north
with a cycling warm up on a newer
section of the Murray to Mountains
trail from Rutherglen to the Murray
and the NSW border. Then it's
a spin on the great High
Country Rail Trail which skirts the
shoreline of Lake Hume on the Murray
River. The recent rains have filled
the lake and it is now a sight to
see, and with the completion of the
660 metre long bridge across Sandy
Creek inlet this trail that runs
between Wodonga and Old
Tallangatta is a
Then we transfer to Bright and pick
Murray to Mountains (M2M)
- Victoria's best rail trail, and
arguably the best in Australia.
We will follow the trail down to
Everton and then divert for the
climb up to Beechworth. The
next day will provide time to
explore on bike and foot around
Beechworth, check out the sights and
history, and also provide a part
We then take the M2M for an
exhilarating downhill blast back to
Everton Station, pick up the main
line again and follow this through
to Milawa. Depending upon time
available and energy levels this
might include a loop through
Wangaratta and then out to Milawa
And there's more - from Milawa we will take a
brilliant scenic drive across an
alpine range and pick up the new
Great Victorian Rail Trail out of
Mansfield - 130kms of perfect
backcountry adventure cycling
through to Tallarook.
be in high quality boutique
establishments with an emphasis on
something different or historic, and
the food is fantastic - a
trade mark of Bushranger Bikes
It's all go for Bushranger Bikes and cycling in the
Victorian High Country in 2015 with a number of tours
planned for both Autumn and Spring - the Awesome Seasons!
There are some dates set (see options below) however other
trips are available so please enquire.
The Great Victorian Rail Trail
For information, dates and cost -
Bushranger Bikes Grinders Cycling Club
for the love of cycling, fine food, great coffee and
We love cycling, we love food, and good coffee makes
any ride perfect – what more needs to be said!
Grinders Cycling Club to make the most of
the fantastic new cafes appearing all over Southeast
Grinders rides will be merged into my
Southeast Queensland 'Beat the Boring' ride program as
part of the Coffee Express theme - exploring new food
and coffee establishments is never boring!
The idea is to embrace and extend the Bushranger
Bikes cycling philosophy - offering small group,
intimate & friendly rides.
There will no longer be a Grinders membership
concept and separate e-mail database, and an update
to that segment of my web site is overdue.
However for info on the concept you can check out
the 'old' Grinders info
Back Country Cycling -
Adventure Tours For Adventurous People:
- Bushranger Bikes organise and run a range of
fully supported tours in Queensland,
New South Wales, Victoria
and New Zealand - offering the best recreational cycling
trails & routes in the world.
All Bushranger Bikes rides, tours, and cycling
activities are primarily off-road (or away from busy
roads) and fall into a category that I call
'Back Country Tours'.
Rail Trails, Wine & Food Trails and my new Whale Trail
are the Bushranger Bikes speciality, and my trips
aren't just about cycling - they provide the full holiday experience
that highlights everything the destinations have to offer.
The tour packages that Bushranger put together
cater for small groups (6 to 8 people) and are suitable for all
adventurous recreational cyclists. They offer
an unforgettable adventure experience that
will take you to the best scenery,
wrap you in seasonal colour, acquaint you with local history, leave you
breathless with mountains, glaciers,
beautiful lakes, rivers, fiords or
ocean vistas, and
leave you dreaming about remote rail trails and fantastic food and
Bushranger Bikes tour trademark is a
mix of adventure, achievable challenges, heaps
of fun, personalised service and a focus on safety and good tour management.
Great food and quality accommodation
are assured - places that are
historic, remote or boutique.
More information on my tours can be
found on the Calendar page,
Tour page or check out the 'Feature
Join me for a fantastic adventure
Jon Newrick - Bushranger Bikes
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'Repeat Offenders Club' tour
Rewards Program -
Other dates and
custom group tours are available, including Southeast Queensland and
New Zealand mountain bike tours - please contact Bushranger -
email@example.com for more information or to
Bushranger Bikes 'Beat the Boring'
Half and full day local, Southeast Queensland
adventure rides. No big crowds, no events & fanfare, minimal
bitumen - just brilliant
rides for riders!
Want to know
more? Click Here!
What's On In Southeast
There are fantastic cycling programs offered in the Greater Brisbane
Region by both the Brisbane City Council and Moreton Bay Regional
Bushranger Bikes delivers a range of community cycling programs including
Active Parks, Chill Out and GOLD for Brisbane City Council and SHAFT
and Older & Bolder for Moreton
Bay Regional Council.
My team has multi years experience as cyclists (both at the
competitive and recreational level) and are trainers, tour leaders,
team builders, adventure seekers and parents. Through this
experience and over many years of cycling skills program delivery
Bushranger Bikes has developed a structured and proven program of
bike skills and education that can assist both adults and children
to cycle safely, confidently, competently and more often.
Bushranger Bikes facilitators hold Cycle Coaching qualifications and
Positive Notice 'Blue Cards', and conduct programs for individuals
Cycling is our life and we are committed to developing models to encourage
greater and safer use of bikes as a primary form of school transport
and commuter travel.
Corporate and Education Services
- Bushranger Bikes provides bicycle maintenance education
programs, Defensive Cycling strategies and awareness information
sessions, bike fleet
purchase packages, the provision of cycling accessories and equipment, skills
clinics including women's only MTB clinics, and advisory
services on the design of recreation program and activities.
My corporate services include the provision of
cycling based team building activities, challenge and fun
cycling activities for work groups, sports teams and groups of
friends, and bike safety and defensive cycling
information sessions and training.
These can be tailored and
utilised to support workplace transport programs such as the TravelSmart
sustainable transport initiative.
Contact Bushranger Bikes to find out more about our
Brisbane CBD Landmark
Orienteering challenges or my team building off-road rides -
firstname.lastname@example.org or Ph: 07 3139 1402
Bikes, Cycling Equipment & Gear, Adventure Clothing Sales:
Bushranger Bikes can supply a range of
cycling equipment, bikes and adventure gear and clothing including
brands such as:
Netti - Bianchi -
- Fox - Fi'zi:k - Rav-X - Brooks - Selle Royal - Allen -
Buff - - also ask about Avanti and Scott bikes.
Plus lots more. So if you need a
bike, clothing, helmet, gloves, lights or any equipment to turn your
cycling into a safe and enjoyable adventure experience e-mail
email@example.com or phone 07 3139 1402 for
information and availability.
My goal at Bushranger Bikes is to deliver a high level of quality and
personalised service in all my activities and I strive to bring innovation and value for money to
tours, programs, products and services. I specialise in putting
the excitement into cycling,
for cyclist of all ages, and I hope that I can assist you with a
cycling tour or program soon.
Saddle Up! Join Bushranger Bikes for some
fantastic, rewarding, fun and inspirational cycling in 2014!
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