18th June, 2024
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Trip Planning

This category covers trip planning, whether it be for bicycle touring or any other kind of trip.

Spokes 4 Melanoma

** This post has been updated to reflect a route change – from Edinburgh to London, instead of Manchester to Paris ** Spokes 4 Melanoma is a bicycle ride of around 900 km from Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, to Buckingham Palace, London. I will be cycling in support of the Melanoma...

Spokes 4 Melanoma – June, 2024

In June this year, I will be cycling around 800-900 kilometres for the Melanoma Institute of Australia. I will be flying off to Manchester (UK) on the 1st of June. After a couple of days to get over jetlag, I will be setting off on my travels. I have a few route ideas in mind, as shown...

The passing of a major milestone

Today, the 1st of January, 2024, marks the passing of a major milestone – it’s the difference from saying ‘I’ll be leaving on my round the world bicycle in two years time’ to saying ‘I’ll be leaving on my round the world bicycle travels at the end...

Unfinished business. Decision made.

For the last month, I’ve been wondering where to spend some time cycling next year. Ideas ranged from Cycling from Sydney to Warrnambool (southwest of Melbourne), cycling from Sydney to Hobart, or cycling from St. Louis to Washington, DC. All of these options are very appealing. The...

Where shall I cycle to next year?

Over the last month, or so, I’ve been wondering where I should spend a month cycling. I originally started out with one idea. As always, the more I think the more my ideas grow. I now have options both domestic and abroad. Please note: This post will be updated with any...

Where does the road go?

It’s amazing how quickly things are changing lately. Earlier this month, I wrote about dropping my Manchester to Rome ride, in favour of a ride around New South Wales and Victoria, due to increasing restrictions as a resurgence of Covid marches its way across Europe. Previous to...

Cycle Against the Beast 2022 for FightMND!

This will be hopefully third time lucky! From the end of February to the end of May, I will be off on my long service leave and annual leave. Previously, I’d planned to cycle from Fremantle to Bondi Beach. In March 2021, when a minor Covid outbreak occurred in Sydney, I had to put...