Home - E-Bike Cycle Tourists. Now that you are here buckle yourself in and stay on board as we continue our world e-bike long distance adventure.
You can follow our ongoing progress through our regular blogs, on Facebook, Google Plus and Twitter as we continue to clock up the kilometres after finally setting a new world long distance e-bike record of more than 16,047km in Portugal on January 20, 2016. The ongoing E-Bike Cycle Tourists’ e-bike long distance record ride, which makes use of the EuroVelo European cycle route network and other suitable cycling infrastructure throughout the UK and Europe, was conceived with one overriding objective: to show conclusively that electric bicycles are the future of personal transportation and are a reliable and low energy form of transport that can be used by people of all ages. The ride started in London on April 23, 2015 and is ongoing, with a finish date yet to be set. Earl. The Best Offline Mapping Tools for Cycle Touring.
As we’ve traversed Europe during our cycling tour, we have become quite familiar with the various offline navigation mapping apps.
Given that we use an Apple iPhone, an Android tablet, and a Mac laptop, we are no strangers to the variety of tools available. Below, we provide a review of some of the best offline mapping tools for cycle touring: Phone and Tablet 1. OsmAnd Android and iOS | $5.99 | www.osmand.net OsAndm night mode turn-by-turn directions. Pros: It has several must have features for cycle touring like cycle route overlays, turn-by-turn directions, contour lines and hill shading, GPS coordinate mapping, and point-of-interest searching for things like camp sites and grocery stores. We also love the “more details” and “road quality” features. Around Australia – Epic Rides. Overview 2000-200123,000 km (inc 8000km of dirt)18 months Intro Follow the blow by blow account of Ed and Gaye as they travel around Australia by bicycle.
From cruising the open highway to battering bike and body along remote and rugged 4wd tracks. The journey covers 23,000km (8000km on dirt) exploring remote and beautiful areas of Australia such as the Gulf country and the Kimberley. TravellingTwo: Bicycle Touring Around The World. In 1996, author Roff Smith embarked on a 10,000 mile solo trek around Australia.
It was, he says, “the toughest thing I have ever done, and the best”. Roff Smith, going up Old Putty Road in the Blue Mountains. Photo by Medford Taylor. Roff finished that trip nearly penniless but launched back into the workforce when National Geographic agreed to publish a series of articles and a book about his journey, Cold Beer & Crocodiles. He’s been writing for that illustrious magazine ever since. Over the years, he’s cycled on every continent, and he recently took the time to answer a few questions about his bike trip around Australia. 1. No, many years earlier in the autumn of 1980, when I was 22, I cycled most of the way across the United States.
A Bicycle Journey from Prudhoe Bay to Ushuaia. Route - Simple Lives. Route View Larger Map 9 Responses to Route Kerrie scott says: August 8, 2012 at 5:00 pm If u still need accomm in the bega valley, let us know!!
Reply Greg Foyster says: August 9, 2012 at 10:08 am Thanks for the offer, Kerrie. Unfortunately we just passed through Bega Valley en route to Canberra. Leave a Reply. Cycle touring advice, planning guides, gear reviews and inspiration by Tom Allen. February 11-20. February 11th; Rest day in Mysore Another quiet and restful day in Mysore.
I had most major sights yesterday so today went past a few areas that were rushed yesterday. First took another walk through the city. This time I found the vegetable market. This had about four rows of crowded narrow paths amidst a huge amount of produce and also some dyes and other goods. Cykling - Utsidan. Changing Gears: A Pedal-Powreed Detour from the Rat Race by Greg Foyster.
Maree Bike Tour Oz: Nullarbor advice. I rode across the Nullarbor in November 2011 as part of my ride around Australia.
In this post I'll be sharing a little bit of Nullarbor advice, talking about the distances between roadhouses, the water situation, about food and accommodation, and which way to travel and how to tell what the weather might be. I'll also be talking about the time zones across the Nullarbor and will provide a list of links to useful resources found on the web. Please feel free to ask a question if I haven't covered something, in the comments.Distances between roadhousesPeople often go on and on about the distances between roadhouses on the Nullarbor (or Eyre Highway) but if you've already been across the top of Australia or down the west you'd have seen places with greater distances between services (Fitzroy Crossing to Halls Creek is 300 km, and Roebuck to Sandfire is almost the same).
However, it can still be a couple of days between water. West to East East to West. Wandering Time.