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 weekend rides … the scenery is great and all with a friendly bunch of people. On a ride to Windsor … Read More

Cycling in Italy

Would you like to cycle in Italy with Italians? So how might this be possible? Bike North is affiliated with Amici della Bicicletta di Verona (AdB) which is a similar organisation to us, but across the globe. This affiliation offers Bike North members the chance to meet and cycle with very friendly local cyclists when in northern Italy. To find … Read More

“Bicing” in Barcelona

(yes, that is how it is spelt!) By John Hunt Barcelona is a city of 4.5 million in the greater urban area, with an old town dating back to Roman times (and before). The city centre, comprising the old town to the city limits, is home to a city-wide bike rental scheme called Bicing The following description of Bicing is … Read More

Only Lyon!

By Gloria Blondé The above is Lyon’s marketing spiel and includes a silhouette of a lion. Lyon is truly magnificent and well worth a visit. Located centrally in France at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône Rivers, there is much history and culture to savour in Lyon – the Renaissance district, the Silk culture and still working silk printing … Read More