The Graceful Cyclists

Cycle touring and other adventures

Frailty of Cyclist

Yesterday I had an absurd experience which reminded me just how frail a cyclist is, and that we are at the peril of drivers more often then we think. I wasn’t hurt, nor was my bike, but the situation was more then enough to shake me. Normally when I think about accidents involving bikes it will include merging traffic, cars screaming through intersections or just not staying on their own […]

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Slow Travel

Holidays are about relaxing, experiencing and understanding a new destination. Holidays are about spending time by the beach or along side a river somewhere with family, friends or the annoying people in the campsite next door. With this in mind the trend towards fly in holidays is a curious one which I can’t help but feel looses some of the magic. So often I hear friends getting back from a […]

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Planning More Rides

Recently I was sitting around trying to work out how to keep my self occupied and came across a website claiming to have a list of the World’s top 50 riding experiences. I read it and immediately thought that it wasn’t the best rides in the world, ¬†quite simply because any list that doesn’t involve cycling around Tasmania is severely floored. However, the more that I read it, the more […]

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