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Brisbane CityCycle

(this article was written in collaboration with my dear friend Lori McCarney, the CEO of Bikeshare Hawaii) You’ve probably already heard that bikeshare is coming to Hawaii! I couldn’t be more excited about this initiative, especially after seeing and enjoying Brisbane, Australia’s bikeshare system called CityCyle. CityCycle stations and their yellow cruiser bikes are spread throughout the whole city of Brisbane. One morning I stopped at one of their stations to read the instructions for renting a bike. I was excited…

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Brisbane’s Cyclists

One of the first aspects of the city of Brisbane that caught my attention was the amount of bike lanes and people riding bikes around the city. I saw different groups of cyclists training, people commuting, and parents riding with their kids, and it seemed like they were having great and safe rides! I was mesmerized by the amount of people riding around the city, so I thought it would be a good idea to chat with a few cyclists and…

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Ballina Richmond River

Ballina is a small town 30 minutes south of Byron Bay which is located in north eastern New South Wales, Australia. That’s were we stayed during the Byron Bay Bluefest (I am a huge fan of  soulful music, specially if is Ben Harper singing ♡). After the first night of the festival, I woke up in Ballina on a cloudy and breezy Sunday morning. I looked out the window and I saw a few cyclists and runners on the road,…

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Brisbane River

I am so impressed with the city of Brisbane! On my second day in the city, my brother took me to run along the Brisbane River, the longest river in southeast Queensland, Australia. He rode his bike, took pictures, and gave me a full tour while I ran. Running this loop was a fantastic way to see the city and to find out how well designed and planned the city of Brisbane is for runners, cyclists, and for the community…

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