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by Joanne30
10 Jun 2018, 3:36am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Euro Velo 5
Replies: 11
Views: 1219

Re: Euro Velo 5

Shouted at? That only happens in the UK. Unfortunately I've had a few negative 'reactions' whilst cycling in New Zealand so thought maybe it was standard everywhere, not just here and UK. Good to hear positive reports of Europe. I wouldn't expect too much of Eurovelo 5, but it's not difficult to co...
by Joanne30
8 Jun 2018, 11:58pm
Forum: Women's cycling interests
Topic: What is stopping women from cycling?
Replies: 231
Views: 35392

Re: What is stopping women from cycling?

Apologies if these points have already been raised as the thread is pretty long now and I may have missed some notes... Some reasons I would consider at looking why women are less represented than men: * On commutes, women are usually the ones taking children to/from school/playgroup/events. They th...
by Joanne30
8 Jun 2018, 11:57am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Touring New Zealand
Replies: 47
Views: 3824

Re: Touring New Zealand

Know that the car is king in New Zealand, only second to the behemoth that is a double length logging truck that will honk incessantly at you and drive close to make sure you understand their annoyance (this happened to me a few months ago and there was no cycle lane or pavement for me to be on inst...
by Joanne30
8 Jun 2018, 11:02am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Euro Velo 5
Replies: 11
Views: 1219

Euro Velo 5

Has anyone completed any or all of the Euro Velo 5 route from Canterbury, UK to Brindisi, Italy? My partner and I are looking to do the route in reverse on our way home from a couple years spent in New Zealand (flying to Italy, not cycling all the way!). We would also possibly add on the rest of our...