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by welshman82
3 Jul 2009, 5:59pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: cycle across australia
Replies: 16
Views: 1253

Re: cycle across australia

many thanks for the replies everyone. much appreciated. Gareth, great advice about the google street view map thing, i didnt think about that! that is an interesting statistic about the driving! you aussies! I was thinking about doing cycling at tail end of summer so it would start to get slightly c...
by welshman82
3 Jul 2009, 5:42pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: cycle across australia
Replies: 16
Views: 1253

Re: cycle across australia

You might want to contact this guy. A very readable and detailed blog as well. http://www.davidddinoz.blogspot.com/ this is a great little blog, makes for good reading i thought. was gripped when i got into it. It is a useful source for ideas on what he used and prep etc on his travels but more imp...
by welshman82
3 Jul 2009, 5:38pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: cycle across australia
Replies: 16
Views: 1253

Re: cycle across australia

I suggest you look at the weather first. http://www.bom.gov.au is a great site, it even has wind roses so you can see strength, prevailing, etc. Personally I reckon that you are picking the wrong time - there is no 'coast' route as such across the middle - it is the Nullabor. Day after day of nothi...
by welshman82
2 Jul 2009, 2:11pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: cycle across australia
Replies: 16
Views: 1253

cycle across australia

i am interested on your experiences, good or bad if you cycle across australia, perth to sydney maybe along the coast? how you managed with camping, water supplies etc. What time of year weather was it? east to west or vice versa, buying kit out there or shipping it from uk.... I am keen on going pe...
by welshman82
20 May 2009, 9:11pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: cycle to china
Replies: 5
Views: 502

cycle to china

I have been considering cycling to china for a number of years, there seems to be a number of people have completed it, the route in various forms. I have read that iran visas are hard to obtain. What is kazakstan like for cycling? anyone done it? I want to do it to hopefully raise some cash for cha...