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The Adventure Cycle-Touring Handbook. Photo by Neil Pike. Cycle Traveller
Friday, 25/09/15 - 2 comment(s)

It's been the go-to resource for global bike travellers for almost a decade, and with good reason. From Siberia to Tibet, Morocco to Myanmar, the newly revised Adventure Cycle-Touring Handbook covers it all, including answers to every question about touring bicycles you could possible have. The Adventure Cycle-Touring Handbook (ACTH) is so detailed you may be forgiven for thinking the authors have telepathy. And they do, in a very non-mystical sense. That's because at one point in time, they too asked themselves... + continue reading


Alia on the Simpsons Gap bike path, MacDonnell Ranges. Cycle Traveller
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Tuesday, 08/09/15 - 0 comment(s)
The desert peaks and hidden gorges of the MacDonnell Ranges in the Northern Territory are nothing short of spellbinding. Cutting east to west through Alice Springs, this ancient range... + continue reading

Trip Blog

Cycling is just a way of life in Cesenatico.
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Tuesday, 18/08/15 - 0 comment(s)
I'm keener than ever to ride today. The day off the bike has worked wonders and although I'm still lacking sleep, the buffet breakfast on the terrace at The Grand Hotel Cesenatico is fuelling me... + continue reading


The Quad Lock with the protective poncho, mounted vertically on the stem.
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Tuesday, 22/09/15 - 1 comment(s)
Looking around for a phone mount for my bike recently, I have been surprised to find just how few good quality products are out there. I figured because cycling apps have become so popular that... + continue reading

What's On

Bicycle tourers riding through the Himalayas, Northern India.
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Tuesday, 22/09/15 - 0 comment(s)
Here's one for your diary... whether you're planning your very first bicycle tour and have a million unanswered questions keeping you up at night, or you've been around the traps for a while and just want to... + continue reading


Parramatta's Female Orphan School by Joseph Lycett, 1825 (State Library of Victoria)
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Wednesday, 07/10/15 - 0 comment(s)
This 19km bicycle route takes riders past some of the most significant sites of Australia's early colonial history. Starting at Westmead train station, this is a relatively easy and flat... + continue reading


Alice wants to say thanks to Assistant Dogs Australia for giving her Kooper. Cycle Traveller
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Friday, 09/10/15 - 0 comment(s)
For some people, a recumbent tricycle and a dog can make more of a difference to one's quality of life than most of us could ever imagine. Freedom, mobility and independence combined with... + continue reading