Tour de Cowra 2020 – Time to Service your Bike

Registrations Open: Thirty (30) people have already registered – would you like to come to Cowra too? You can ride any or all of the four days: Friday 10th April till Monday 13th April. There are rides each day suitable for every level of rider. See Bike North calendar for April to see at the rides, routes, maps and elevation profiles. … Read More

Tour de Cowra 2020 – Jersey Days

Registration is now open Registration is now open for another Easter of fun and cycling at Cowra. You can ride any or all of the four days: Thursday 10th April till Monday 13th April. There are rides each day suitable for every level of rider. See Bike North calendar for April to see at the rides, routes, maps and elevation profiles. … Read More

Tour de Cowra 2020 Registration Now Open

Bike North is, again, going to Cowra at Easter from Thursday 10th April to Monday 13th April 2020 for four days of cycling and fun. There are new rides, that will include rides each day suitable for every level of rider. See the Bike North Events page for more details: https://www.bikenorth.org.au/our-events/tour-de-cowra/ Registration for Cowra is now open. Why not combine … Read More

Cycling in the Pyrenees on a high-end eBike

Greg F. from Melbourne shares his experiences recently cycling with a small group in the recent European heatwave. Due to injuries, he chose to do the trip on an eBike, and details some of the issues in selecting, hiring and riding such a bike.

The Gilmore Valley 30km Loop

If you happen to be in Tumut rural NSW and looking for a pleasant, flat, quiet country ride, you will not be disappointed with the Gilmore Valley 30 km Loop. Bring your own refreshments and your camera. This prime cattle and sheep grazing country is something special to experience. Five Bike North members undertook the Loop ride following the conclusion … Read More

Autumn Classics Weekend – Bundanoon

After a few years exploring Canberra, the Autumn Classics Weekend for 2019 will be in the Southern Highlands – with Bundanoon as the accommodation base and the starting point for the rides. Ride details on the Calendar May 23-26. Thu 23rd May: Bundanoon Taster Fri 24th May: Bundanoon Wingello Wander Sat 25th May: Bundanoon Highland Fling Sun 26: Bundanoon Lookouts … Read More

Far North Wilderness Bike Tour: Registrations now open!

Yep it’s on! CAFNEC’s annual ‘Far North Wilderness Bike Tour’ is back for it’s 18th year with dates set for 21st to 28th September 2019. ‘The Bike Tour’ is an iconic charity mountain bike event that is a self-paced and fully supported tour through spectacular tropical North Queensland and is run as a charity event to support the fantastic work (if we … Read More

Bikes on Trains in Europe – Leaders Lowdown – Richard Kelly

Example Issues re Bikes on Trains in Europe It’s not always as easy to take bikes on European trains as some people and some websites say!  Here are some examples … 1. Innsbruck to Verona Our small group needed to catch a key train from Innsbruck, Austria to Verona, Italy, with unboxed bikes.  More than a month in advance, Chris … Read More

Touring Resources

Stemming from the recent Bike North ‘European Cycling Forum’, lists have been compiled to help members intending to tour by bicycle. These currently cover What-to-take, Websites, and Apps.

TOUR DE NOWRA 2nd to 4th November 2018

Day 1 – Friday afternoon 2 November Nowra to Comerong Island return It was a very hot (38o) and windy (40kmph) afternoon and only 4 people joined ride leader David Vasey on the ride to Comerong Island. While the weather was harsh, the route was flat with little traffic and lots to see from poddy calves, dairy farms and the … Read More