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Get Out Of Town: Cycling in Mudgee

One last misty morning ride around #mudgeeregion before heading back to reality.

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It turns out while I’ve been busy racing rats in the city, NSW’s country towns have been busy upping their game with gourmet produce, local wine and generally enjoying a quality of life that we dream about on our daily traffic-choked commute. We had already sampled the goods in Orange. Now it’s time to visit MudgeeContinue reading

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Political Science: thoughts on the NSW election and what next for Sydney

The NSW election has been run and won, and things are looking pretty bad for Sydney’s transport. The Liberal government will push ahead with Westconnex to bring more motorways and more traffic into Sydney; cycleways are going to be ripped up; and Labor opposition has decided to attack the one piece of public transport that might help the CBD.

So, was there any point in running for the Australian Cyclists Party? Continue reading

FAQ in case you see my name in the press

Meet the Candidates at Glebe Town Hall (L-R: Verity Firth, Jamie Parker, Patrick Fogarty)

Meet the Candidates at Glebe Town Hall (L-R: Verity Firth, Jamie Parker, Patrick Fogarty)

Hey, there’s someone named Patrick Fogarty running in the NSW election as a candidate for the Australian Cyclists Party. Any relation?

Not quite… It’s me.  Continue reading

Get Out Of Town: Cycling in Orange

Somewhere out of Molong

Cycling in Orange

Throw your bike on the roof-rack (or hop on the XPT) and head to Orange for a weekend of riding. 250km from Sydney, Orange is NSW’s food bowl and home to some fine produce and wines, making it the perfect destination for cycling along country roads interspersed with quality ‘refueling’ stops.

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