Brisbane bike adventures long descriptions

Boondall Wetlands

The video opens with a montage of bike imagery including bike signs and still images from the Brisbane bike adventure videos. Three photos from the Brisbane Bike Adventure appear in rapid succession.  Birds chirp in the background and sounds of the bike wheels rolling can also be heard as a bike rider cycles along a bitumen path through Boondall Wetlands. The camera is mounted on the rider's helmet and the point of view is first person. The trail winds through wetland forest and is surrounded by trees and bush and it's a bright sunny day. The rider passes two people and one is pushing a pram. As the rider passes the people the bike bell is rung. The path continues to wind through the scrub and then turns into an elevated wooden board walk (with no railings) and travels through and over wooded marshes and salt flats. The path then returns to bitumen for a while and then the rider reaches the elevated boardwalk. The trail then takes the rider onto a bridge that goes over a small creek. Whilst crossing the bridge the rider passes two cyclists and rings the bike bell as the cyclist approaches. The path continues through open fields before coming to another elevated wooden boardwalk that travels through the floodplain mangroves where the rider passes more pedestrians.

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Brisbane City

The video opens with a montage of bike imagery including bike signs and still images from the Brisbane bike adventure videos. Three photos from the Brisbane Bike Adventure appear in rapid succession. The camera is mounted on the rider's helmet and the point of view is first person. Starting at the corner of Edward and Ann Street in Brisbane City, the rider heads down Edward Street heading towards the City Botanic Gardens. A lot of loud traffic noise can be heard and heavy road traffic is all around the rider. It is a bright sunny day and a lot of shadows from buildings can be seen ahead of the rider. The rider travels along Edward Street through the intersections of Adelaide, Queen, Elizabeth, Charlotte, Mary and Margaret Streets and keeps to the left hand lane all the way. A lot of city traffic continues to pass the rider. The rider enters the City Botanic Gardens through the gate at the corner of Edward and Alice Street. The trail travels along the Botanic Gardens bikeway which follows the banks of the Brisbane River around the perimeter of the gardens. The brisbane river is located to the left of the rider and the botanic garden to the left all along this path. Chirping birds can be heard and as the rider passes pedestrians the bike bell is rung. The trail ends at the QUT Gardens Point campus.

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Kedron Brook

The video opens with a montage of bike imagery including bike signs and still images from the Brisbane bike adventure videos. Three photos from the Brisbane Bike Adventure appear in rapid succession. The camera is mounted on the rider's helmet and the point of view is first person. Starting near the Everton Park Lands the rider travels eastwards along the Kedron Brook Bikeway. It is late in the day and the sun is setting behind the rider. The riders shadow can be seen stretched out in-front of the bike. The rider rings the bike bell to scare off birds that are on the path. The birds start chirping as they fly away. The trail continues through parklands and sports fields. The rider passes other riders and pedestrians and sounds the bike bell as they pass. The trail then continues and goes under the South Pine Road Bridge. Traffic noise and the sounds of car tyres rolling over the bridge joints can be heard.  The trail then continues along suburban streets, fields and park lands. The rider then crosses a bridge that goes over the Kedron brook. The rider then travels under another road bridge and sounds the bike bell as riders pass. The trail ends at Shand Street.

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Kurilpa Bridge

The video opens with a montage of bike imagery including bike signs and still images from the Brisbane Bike Adventure videos. Three photos from the Brisbane Bike Adventure appear in rapid succession. The camera is mounted on the rider's helmet and the point of view is first person. Starting in Tank Street, the rider heads towards the Kurilpa Bridge. There are many pedestrians and other riders using the same path and the rider sounds the bike bell several times as they pass. It is a bright sunny day and the rider is cycling in the shade of the Kurilpa bridge cover. Faster riders pass as the rider winds down the spiral off ramp of the Kurilpa Bridge. The trial leads onto the wooden riverside boardwalk where there are many pedestrians. The rider continues to sound the bike bell as the pedestrians pass. The boardwalk then goes underneath the Victoria Bridge and the rider travels up towards the Queensland Performing Arts Complex, along the cultural foreshore. The trail the leads the rider down past the Brisbane Wheel ferris wheel and this is where the trail ends.

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New Farm

The video opens with a montage of bike imagery including bike signs and still images from the Brisbane bike adventure videos. Three photos from the Brisbane Bike Adventure appear in rapid succession. The camera is mounted on the rider's helmet and the point of view is first person. Starting at Commercial Road the rider enters the New Farm – Newstead Bikeway. It is a bright sunny day and there are pedestrians on the bikeway. The rider sounds the bike bell as the pedestrians pass. The trail runs along the shore of the Brisbane River which is located on the left side of the rider. Water can be heard lapping against the shore. Faster riders pass from behind and ride off into the distance. The rider passes buildings and sculptures on the right hand side. Birds can be heard chirping as the trail continues along the shore of the Brisbane River and in front of some large apartment blocks. The trails then turns into wooden boardwalk before then changing to an elevated concrete path that is build out over the water of the Brisbane River. The trail then comes back ‘on land’ and continues along the Brisbane River Foreshore. Apartments and other buildings can be seen to the right of the rider and the Brisbane River and private pontoons can be seen to the left. The trail then reaches Powerhouse Park and passes people enjoying the park and who are using picnic tables. The rider then follows the trail up to the Brisbane Powerhouse where the trail ends.

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Toohey Forest

The video opens with a montage of bike imagery including bike signs and still images from the Brisbane bike adventure videos. Three photos from the Brisbane Bike Adventure appear in rapid succession. Birds chirp in the background as a bike rider cycles along a concrete path through Toohey Forest. The camera is mounted on the rider's helmet and the point of view is first person. The path is surrounded by trees and bush and it's a bright sunny day.  The trail winds through the forest and eventually splits in two. The rider takes the right hand path and after a little while comes to a section of the path which is made from wood. The trail goes back to being concrete and the rider passes two walkers on the pathway. The rider arrives in a car park at the end of the trail after several more moments.

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Toowong

The video opens with a montage of bike imagery including bike signs and still images from the Brisbane bike adventure videos. Three photos from the Brisbane Bike Adventure appear in rapid succession. The camera is mounted on the rider's helmet and the point of view is first person. Starting near the Go Between Bridge the rider travels along the Bicentenary Bikeway towards Toowong. Birds are chirping and the sounds of bike tyres on the path can be heard. The Brisbane River is located to the left of the rider and Coronation Drive is set to the right. It is a sunny and clear day with blue skies. The rider passes signs and witches hats that warn of workmen ahead and warns the rider to prepare to stop. The rider passes other riders as whilst in front of the workers who are wotking in the gardens. As the rider approaches a ferry terminal on the left, there are signs and warnings pained on the pathway to slow down. The rider then passes a jogger and more workers who are tending to the gardens along the path. Through the section where there are garden works, there are witches hats placed on the pathway. The trail continues to travel up along the shore of the Brisbane River for a while, passing underneath large trees. Traffic noise gets louder as the trail climbs up to street level near the Regatta hotel. This is where the trail ends.

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West End

The video opens with a montage of bike imagery including bike signs and still images from the Brisbane bike adventure videos. Three photos from the Brisbane Bike Adventure appear in rapid succession. The camera is mounted on the rider's helmet and the point of view is first person. The trail starts at Davies Park on Jane Street where the West End Markets are held. The rider travels slowly through the markets where there are many stalls and shoppers. The rider uses the bike bell to get the attention of pedestrians as they stroll through the market. It is a sunny clear day and the chattering of market visitors and birds chirping can be heard as well as the sounds of the bike tyres on the path. The path continues down and along the shore of the Brisbane River which is located on the right side of the rider. The trail continues down along Riverside Drive.  Residential houses can be seen to the left of the rider. Orleigh Park and the Brisbane River can be seen to the right of the rider.  The rider is cycling on the road surface and there are a lot of parked cars on both side of the road. Cars pass the rider and as they do you sounds of the cars tyres on the road can be heard. The trail continues down along Hill End Terrace and finishes at the corner of Orleigh Street and Hoogley Street.

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Last updated:23 April 2019
Topics: cycling