A Weekend of Electric Scootering In Brisbane, Australia

Thetraveljunkie.org – Last weekend we went e-scootering in Brisbane, about a hour 30 minutes drive south of Sunshine Coast. We did a bit visiting friend house, talking, laughing, and lunch eating. We spent a glorious hours riding along bike lanes from New Farm Park to State Library of Queensland (return). It was really exciting and so much fun.

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Unboxing DYU V1 Smart Electric Bike In Queensland, Australia

Thetraveljunkie.org – We’ve just moved from our home of twelve months down on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria to the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. We are looking forward to lots of new adventures and getting to know this area. So in perfect timing, our two new e-bikes have just arrived from DYU! We are super excited. We have a F-wheel A5 and a DYU V1. We will have lots of stories to show you how our journey on e-bikes goes right from unboxing, charging, getting started to exploring this area. Yesterday we opened up one of the e-bikes – check out how it arrived and how we put it together. It was super easy and looks fantastic.

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Walk Along To Hell’s Gates In Noosa National Park, Australia

Thetraveljunkie.org – Today we bring you to Hell’s Gates in Noosa National Park, Queensland, Australia. With its beautiful and iconic mixture of beach and forest, Noosa National Park is one for the bucket list, a natural gem travel junkies simply must visit. We went there around 3pm and 30 minutes from our place. We took a cloudy afternoon walk along the Coastal track (2.7km one way to Hells Gates) savouring the breathtaking views.

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Unboxing F-wheel Electric Bike A5 In Queensland, Australia

Thetraveljunkie.org – We’ve just moved from our home of twelve months down on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria to the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. We are looking forward to lots of new adventures and getting to know this area. So in perfect timing, our two new e-bikes have just arrived from DYU! We are super excited. We have a F-wheel A5 and a DYU V1. We will have lots of stories to show you how our journey on e-bikes goes right from unboxing, charging, getting started to exploring this area. Yesterday we opened up one of the e-bikes – check out how it arrived and how we put it together. It was super easy and looks fantastic.

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Electric Scootering On The 25km Mornington Peninsula Bay Trail From Safety Beach to Sorrento

Thetraveljunkie.org – The 25km Mornington Peninsula Bay Trail extends along the Port Phillip coast from Safety Beach to Sorrento. The Bay Trail is one of the most scenic shared trails on the Peninsula, winding along the foreshore, taking you in and out of the townships. Follow the Bay Trail signs and markers and visit some of the popular foreshore reserves, piers, camping areas and shops. Not smooth trail like between Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale, the trail surface varies from asphalt, crushed rock and dirt.

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Queenscliff To Point Lonsdale By Electric Scooter

Thetraveljunkie.org – Worldwide e-scooter use is booming, forecast to surpass half a billion rides globally this year. What a fun day! Ferry from Sorrento to Queenscliff, a picnic lunch by the sea at Point Lonsdale then exploring beautiful wetlands by electric scooter. We stoppped at Lake Victoria, a shallow sub-coastal lagoon forming part of the Swan Bay systems of wetlands on the Eastern Bellarine Peninsula, south-east of Geelong. It is part of the Lonsdale Lakes Nature Reserve administered by Parks Victoria. Lake Victoria, although it varies in water level, provides a relatively stable environment for waterbirds, maintaining its high salinity even when full and never drying out in summer. Saltmarsh is the dominant vegetation around the lakeshore. It is a natural lake but has been modified by shell-grit mining. Water enters the lake through urban run-off, rainfall and slow seepage.

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Exploring Queenscliff By Electric Scooter

Thetraveljunkie.org – This time, we’d share what we got up to on a day in Queenscliff, Australia. The weather has just been lovely for outdoor activity. We took our electric scooter across to Queenscliff on the ferry and rode from Searoad Ferries Terminal to Point Lonsdale Lighthouse, in highlights such as Swan Bay; the distinctive Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre, with its unique grass covered roof; the shoreline of Port Phillip Bay, and with views across the Heads to Point Nepean. This route switches from a bike trail to beach promenade as it zooms between these two adorable towns – one of the best electric scootering routes in Victoria. Stopped in Point Lonsdale for a cup of coffee, fish and chips lunch and enjoyed the pretty views on the smooth of asphalt track. This is an easy and flat ride that we can tack on to many of the other rides if we’re feeling a bit more adventurous. It was all fantastic.

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Sustainable Rides In Point Nepean National Park

Thetraveljunkie.org – The summer is the perfect time to travel, although if you haven’t had the chance to enjoy your holidays first, the best thing for you to do is to discover your own city. Mornington Peninsula really does have something for everyone and is practically busy at this time of year as most people come here for the heat and the beach, making it the best time of the year to explore. The best time of the day to venture off is the afternoon and we suggest you wear comfortable stuff. The truth is that we love the Point Nepean National Park throughout the whole year, whether it rains or its super hot. Each season offers a different perspective and being able to enjoy an e-scooter ride around the park is totally priceless.

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35 Electric Scooter Safety Tips

Thetraveljunkie.org – Electric scooters are vehicles, environmentally friendly, and under the law e-scooter riders have the same rights and responsibilities as bicycle riders. To stay safe e-scooter, riders need to obey the road rules, ride predictably, share the road respectfully and safely with other road users, and maintain their e-scooters properly. Keep travelling safe on your e-scooter to everywhere. The impact of COVID-19 on the Australia electric scootering scene is not all bad news. There have been reports of more people out e-scootering and some e-scooter shops seeing an uptake in business as people look to an alternative to public transport.

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Riding An Electric Scooter To Point Nepean National Park

Thetraveljunkie.org – Electric scooters have become more affordable in recent times and now cities around the world are trying to find more sustainable and safer ways for people to electrify the daily commute. Not only are they fun to ride, but they’re also a great way to see Point Nepean National Park and are environmentally friendly. Point Nepean is one of Victoria’s most beautiful natural landscapes. Point Nepean’s rich history has played an important role in shaping the early settlement, quarantine and defence of Victoria. The park is 560 hectares located at the tip of the Mornington Peninsula. Scenery includes outstanding coastal and panoramic views of Bass Strait, the Rip and Port Phillip Bay.

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Explore The Pillars Mount Martha, Australia

Thetraveljunkie.org – Life has been pretty damn good lately! We decided to head down to the Pillars Mount Martha on Mornington Peninsula for a quick beach holiday. Only 30 minute drive from our place, seemed like a delicious summer escape – Mediterranean style. We found cliff jump with tourists. And we explored caves and secret beaches, went for a beach run, ate tropical fruits, had banana cakes, etc etc! It was a fun and refreshing little trip.

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