August 14, 2015
After a long history with Mont, using the gear and having many great adventures, the relationship recently changed. I started doing an occasional day in the Mont Shop in Fyshwick. I work there mainly to expand my horizons; Working for yourself in a home office can shrink your world a bit and I enjoy the chance to ride to a job, meet and talk to lots of people, as well as ogle all the gear.
The thing that I have continually been impressed with at Mont is the customer service and ethics of the company. When customers bring product back for repair after many years of use, it is great to know that the gear is well designed, tough and practical and that it’s backed up with friendly advice and a real willingness to help people get the most from their purchase.
My plan is to continue to work at the shop so feel free to come in and say hi to me or any of the other staff and really experience what I am talking about.
Michael Milton is a Paralympic gold medallist, speed skiing world record holder, was included in the Australian Institute of Sport’s 25 Best of the Best Athletes for their 25th anniversary year, has won a slew of awards, continues to compete in races of multiple disciplines, and regularly skis, mountain bikes and spends time in the outdoors.
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September 17, 2021
September 16, 2021
This week’s jaunt saw me in Tasmania’s north and west spending some quality time in our magnificent Myrtle Beech forests. The first stop was Upper Quaile Falls, a place I had not visited before. Despite the track in leading through some previously logged forest, there were still some magnificent trees to be seen and the falls had plenty of water.
Back to the car and onward to a location west of Cradle Mountain, the Vale of Belvoir. This area was purchased by the Tasmanian Land Conservancy in 2008 and consists of a limestone valley roughly 10 km long by 2 km wide. Lying at an altitude of 800 metres it is Tasmania’s only sub-alpine limestone valley.