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 … Read more

Tour de Orange 2018

Day 1 Long Ride Banjo Paterson Loop and Ophir Rd 70k. Short Ride Banjo Patterson Loop 35k After a very cold start to the morning, and having bragged about the electric blanket we had on the bed to keep us warm … Read more

Orange Recce – Gerrit Hagen

Having really enjoyed Cowra this Easter we decided to join Phil Burge, as he was travelling to Orange, to check and see if it was possible to put a weekend on like Cowra and Mudgee.  We went to the Tourist Information … Read more

Tour de Cowra 2018 – Gerrit Hagen

Cowra Day 1 – Mount Collins – 67 kms We got up early to make our way to the start to take photographs to keep people on Facebook happy.  There were quite a lot of people at the start and … Read more

A not so serious cyclists guide to Mudgee

Lyness Beavis – Bike North Member I had a great time on the Mudgee trip despite the fact that I wasn’t feeling super fit and a large percentage of the cyclists seemed to be true believers in long distance cycling. Cool … Read more

Experience of living by bike in Tokyo

Way of life for living in the “city”: Tokyo has an extremely high population density. They have about 10million people living in an area about 1/5th the size of Sydney. It’s also the central working hub for people who … Read more

Experience of living by bike in Switzerland

I’m just finishing up a 6 month work placement in Switzerland where I took my bike over and used it as my main form of transport. I had a great time in the mountains each weekend but wanted to outline … Read more

Tour de Cowra Stories 2016

Photos from 2016 Tour de Cowra Lots of photos were taken at Cowra this year. See this page in our gallery. BayBUG rides with Bike North at Cowra Claire Goodwill & Colleen Hickey from BayBUG have a short article … Read more

Tour de Cowra Stories 2015

Alex’s reflections (first timer) “It’s like an itch that needs a scratch every year” (John) After joining Bike North about 18 months ago, the mutterings about Cowra start … such a fun time … the cycling is so different to your … Read more