Bicycle Touring

In the recently released issue #52 of the Newsletter, there’s an article about travelling in the Outback by bicycle. In it, I promised to provide some web addresses that may be of interest, and here they are:

The UltraMarathon Cycling Association: 

The Adventure Cycling Association: 

A blog about global tourist cycling: 

 The diary of a bicycle trip from London to Melbourne. (18,168 km): 

Riding around the world (50,000 kms): 

An amazing collection of stuff about every possible aspect of bicycle touring, which claims to contain more than a million pictures: 

I’d be interested to hear of readers’ experiences of meeting cyclists on long trips, or of doing such trips themselves.



About dazzlerplus

Writing about the things that interest me helps me to discover what I think. One of my loves is the Australian Outback, and I travel out there often, and when possible take friends with me.
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One Response to Bicycle Touring

  1. Anne says:

    Tony and I drove from Darwin to Townsville via Daly Waters, Borroloola, Normanton & Undara. Somewhere after Borroloola we met 2 cyclists, from Europe, struggling through the dust. We had some ice still left in the fridge, so were able to give them a cold drink and replenish their water bottles. I think we shared some food with them too. Also met a couple doing a cycling challenge when we visited the “tip” of Cape York. Gave them and their bikes a lift back. Apparently the challenge only required getting there, not the getting back! (I didn’t blame them…the dust was murder to drive through, let alone bike)

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