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Cycle Away, Cycle touring, cycle with confidence, cycling, health, Learn to Ride -

 After a putting up with an aching neck and upper back, as well as saddle soreness for well over a year, I decided it was high time for a professional bike fit. There are a lot of places offering bike fits (so ask your friends who they recommend) - I went along to Yellow Jersey at Woolloongabba because I’d previously seen Troy (the owner) run a bike fit session for our Ipswich WOW ladies, and was confident that he knew his stuff. Troy is also the founder of the 24/7 Cycling Safety Fund that supports cycle training in schools in...

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bicycle motif bag, Cycle touring, cycling -

Jan is always whipping out a bicycle motif bag at the coffee shop, local shops or knitting events.  Join her in spreading the word about environmental bicycle riders and their passion for pictures of bikes on stuff.   Foldaway bicycle logo bags  -  perfect for that unexpected shopping trip.  Folds down to a palm sized package and will tuck unobtrusively into your pannier, jersey pocket or bag, ready to be whipped out to rescue the situation!  Able to leap tall buildings, faster than a speeding bullet ….  oh no, wait, that’s not right.  It’s good, it’s not quite Superman but it’s a very...

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Alps 2 Ocean, Cycle Away, Cycle touring, cycling, easy mountain biking, New Zealand -

    The Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail is the longest continuous ride in New Zealand and takes in some of the country’s most incredible scenery. From New Zealand’s highest mountain, Aoraki Mt Cook, the trail descends over 2000ft and travels 293km to the coastal town of Oamaru. We can promise you you'll see glacial-fed lakes, hydro dam lakes, golden grasslands, limestone cliffs, Maori rock art and more. Tempted?  Your adventure begins in Queenstown on 4 April and finishes in Christchurch on 12 April and includes: 8 nights twin share accommodation 8 days bike hire, including helmet and rear carrier bag...

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Cycle Away, Cycle touring, easy mountain biking, New Zealand, Otago Rail Trail -

Come join the fun and ride New Zealand's original 'Great Ride'.  Cycle through the heart of the Otago district, along the old railway line from Clyde to Middlemarch. You will wheel through rocky landscapes, past sheep stations, over viaducts and through tunnels.  The trail has a maximum gradient of 3% so no big hills to conquer.  $1875.00 ($100 discount for Ride with Friends members) For more information email info@cycleaway.com.au or visit our website www.cycleaway.com.au  

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Cycle Away, Cycle touring, cycling, New Zealand -

  Alps 2 Ocean - the longest continuous ride in New Zealand.  Travel 293km from Lake Tekapo to Oamaru (Mountains to the Ocean).  Cycle along impossibly blue canals, gaze in awe at massive hydro electric dams, pedal through rural properties, past lakes and natural wonders like Elephant Rock.  The locals are friendly, the food is great and the scenery is magical.  Easy to moderate mountain bike riding (grade 2 and 3 - requires a measure of cycling skill, not for beginner riders).  Two trips in 2017 - April and November.  Come along for the ride. $2625.00 ($200 discount for ride...

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