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Welcome to touring

A place for touring. Discuss bikes, planned/past tours, camping or anything related to touring.

Touring Pages:

* Darrell Stone's Touring pages
* RobK's tours
* site by Robert Taggart.

Does anyone else have pages they'd like to link to here?

Discussion Forum

Goulburn to Seymour

Started by Dabba Mar 14, 2016. 0 Replies

Tent poles and lightning

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Comment by noelbike on June 19, 2008 at 5:51pm
glad to be in the touring group. I seem to recognise Adrian, Adam, Neil and Alethea already. I've not toured much in Oz since the 70's but I do get 3 trips a year overseas and am most familiar with India and Europe.
Comment by Chris Virtue on September 30, 2008 at 6:01pm
Hitting the road tomorrow for a clockwise lap of Ireland starting next week.

Tour blog on the go here:
Comment by Bob Moore on October 24, 2008 at 9:27pm
K'nOath, may the hills rise up to meet you, or wahtever the Irish saying is. Also as the Irish say, if I was going that way I wouldnt start from here.
Comment by Annabel on November 6, 2008 at 11:01am
Hi guys.
I'm planning to go touring around tas from the 5th of Feb. Has anyone done anything similiar? I'd love to hear how you found it.
Comment by Adrian on November 6, 2008 at 11:18am
I havn't been touring in Tassie but a lot of people in the Dulwich Hill Bicycle Club tour there every February. Th tour finishes at the Evandale Penny Fathing carnival.
Comment by Annabel on November 6, 2008 at 8:10pm
Thanks guys for the links.
Comment by naomi on February 13, 2009 at 5:12pm
Hi Annabel I have done the East Coast of Tassie and my bf has done the West as well. The Tasmanian Tourism Authority have just put out a great pamphlet on cycle touring Tassie - I noticed t last time I was in Cheeky check it out.

Definitely worth doing - one of the best things I have ever done - great scenery, food, people and its relatively cheap with lots of free camping and cheap pub B&B's along the way.
Comment by hartleymartin on March 15, 2009 at 9:02am

Here's my blog. I did a nice short tour from Campbelltown to Buxton (NSW). Be warned that there are about 5 big hills between Menangle and Maldon - very big and scary ones. Best to attempt on a low-geared MTB WITHOUT loads of gear.
Comment by naomi on March 16, 2009 at 4:31pm
cool thanks - hoping to do a weekend trip soon so will definately check that out. Notice you used one of those top tube bags from Aldi!
Comment by hartleymartin on April 2, 2009 at 3:08pm
Those Crane Sports bags that go in your frame are useful. The top compartment can be used to keep some snacks and in the main compartment, spare tube, patch kit and tyre levers are best kept there. I also have a crane sports bum-bag where I keep my valuables on my body - I would probably forget to remove the handle-bar bag.


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