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Physiotherapist performing a bike fit. Cycle Traveller
Thursday, 30/07/15 - 2 comment(s)

Cycling may be a great form of low-impact exercise, but it can still cause stress on the body and lead to annoying pain. That sucks. Cycling shouldn't be a pain in the butt. But the good news is much of this pain can be prevented. To find out more, I had a chat with someone who knows a lot about pain: Paul Visentini, who is not only a cyclist and specialist sports physiotherapist at PhysioSports in Brighton, Melbourne, but also one of the Australian Physiotherapy Association's most highly regarded bike fit specialists. As you... + continue reading


Vincent Brouillet cycling the BNT near Boonah, Queensland. Cycle Traveller
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Wednesday, 15/07/15 - 1 comment(s)
Vincent Brouillet migrated to Australia from France about five years ago, working as an IT consultant in Sydney. But restlessness soon got the better of him and determined to escape the... + continue reading

Trip Blog

The top of Montevecchio, Emilia Romagna, in memory of Marco Pantani.
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Wednesday, 22/07/15 - 0 comment(s)
I have sandbags weighing down my eyes – heavy, gritty, sandbags. My first two days in Italy have been too much fun. Still recovering from the long sleepless flight from Australia, two days of... + continue reading


AQUAhydrate 1L bottle fits into a standard drink bottle cage.
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Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 0 comment(s)
I have a guilty relationship with sports drinks: I don't like them, but I drink them, then I feel bad about the excess sugar and artificial gunk I just put into my body while acknowledging... + continue reading

What's On

A cyclists curves along the Great Ocean Road on last year's 25000spins ride.
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Thursday, 16/07/15 - 1 comment(s)
Cycling Victoria's Great Ocean Road is on the bucket list for many, and if you're going to take on the famous route, it's a good opportunity to raise some funds to help those in need. “It is... + continue reading


Cycling across the Sandy Creek Inlet bridge, Victoria. Cycle Traveller
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Wednesday, 13/05/15 - 6 comment(s)
There are many rail trails across Australia; some are beautifully sealed and signposted, others have been barely touched since the rail sleepers were removed. The overwhelming majority of rail trails... + continue reading


Cycling across the causeway at the Sound of Harris in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland.
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Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 0 comment(s)
Under threatening skies, I stow my bike, somewhat precariously, on the car deck of the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry in Oban, on the Scottish west coast. It's taken nearly forty hours to get to this seaside town from... + continue reading