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Well, we may have cycled all the major Australian cities over the last few weeks, but we’re not done with our bikes just yet. Now it’s time to turn our attention to the coast. I’ve got three videos for you today, and they are not short, so I will be. Let’s head straight on over [...]

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For the last six weeks or so we’ve been cycling around Australia’s major cities on bikes without using the obligatory cycle helmets. That’s because we’ve been cycling ‘virtually’ from our armchairs via the wonder that is YouTube. We’ve enjoyed bike riding in Adelaide, Canberra, Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and last week Brisbane, so now there are [...]

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Over the last couple of weeks or so, for the most part, I’ve been talking about things to do during the holiday. I’ve been doing that on account that it is winter school holidays here, so we’ve been finding things to do. Last Wednesday I talked about skiing in Thredbo compared with sunning yourself in [...]

Cycling

As the commentator says in one of the videos coming up today, the car is king in Sydney and cyclists need to be brave. So what’s it really like to ride a bike around the streets of Australia’s busiest city? I have no idea, I’ve never tried and I no longer even own a bike, [...]

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So far in our ‘cycle to’ series we have been Cycling in Adelaide, we’ve ridden through Stromlo Forest Park in Canberra and we have also peddled in Perth, both in the city and along the Fremantle Track. This week we are… Cycling in Melbourne Melbourne has a bike share scheme, it’s called, yes, you’ve guessed [...]

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*This post may contain World Cup spoilers* Now that Australia have been knocked out of the World Cup and England are hanging on by the very tips of their fingers (or is it toes?) it’s time to return to my ‘cycling to’ series. So far we have been Cycling in Adelaide and through Stromlo Forest [...]

Cycling

Last week I kicked off a new series called “Cycling in…” with a post called Cycling in Adelaide: City Commute and the Hills. Now I have to make an admission at this stage, I don’t even own a bike. I did used to have one back in the UK, but it was just about the [...]

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I try to travel is much that can and so far I’ve done well, I’ve been to 8 out of 10 of the major cities with just Perth and Canberra to go. I’ve been to many more towns and cities though, not just whilst on my Australian road trip either; I’ve made separate trips to [...]