Dan Bonello is based in Sydney and no stranger to packing up his bike and essential equipment and travelling to exotic destinations both around Australia and overseas. Here are his thoughts on travelling with a precious bike and cycling gear.
#AdlSucksForCycling … such a gloomy and disparaging hashtag isn't it. Upon seeing this mysterious moniker regularly appear on numerous Instagram images over the past few months, we thought it high time find out exactly what was going on.
The Clare Valley is obviously a damn good place for bike riding, hence being chosen as the location for Bicycling Australia’s second major Gran Fondo cycling event, the Clare Classic on April 8. But as you'll see here there's plenty more on offer!
Relatively unknown to many of Sydney's locals and visitors, the Cooks River Cycleway connects Botany Bay on the coast and Homebush Bay in the west. 23km in length, it is the perfect destination for recreational cyclists of all ages & abilities.
In part 1 of the Cycling Sydney special we rode the Cooks River Cycleway, a 23km bike path linking Botany Bay with Homebush Bay. Here we visit West Head - a challenging but rewarding ride on smooth, fast & traffic-free roads.
Hundreds of riders from amateurs to the top pros recently rode the epic Taiwan KOM Challenge. Here we speak with 47yo Aussie Dave Evans who finished the course just 12 minutes behind Aussie Tour de France legend Cadel Evans.
A paradise for road cyclists … That’s how I’d always imagined the Catalan city of Girona to be.
Long-distance travel with bikes - it’s always a topic of major concern, the thought and anticipation of an exciting event or dream cycling holiday being overtaken by the worry of your bike arriving in two or more pieces.
From Freo to France, and many places in between, take a look at the AllTrails website or social pages and you’ll see smiling cyclists pedalling their way towards all manner of destinations.
Opting to do something completely different, Bicycling Australia Digital Editor Nat Bromhead followed the 2017 Tour de France by vintage bike purchased for 300 euros in Paris. Here's his story.
As if the enticement of bike riding on quiet and sealed (or gravel) roads and a cold beverage waiting for you at the end isn’t enough, we've come up with five more reasons you should make the trip to the Gears & Beers festival in Wagga Wagga.
Spending time in Girona, Spain, Bicycling Australia met many fascinating locals including Josep, head cycling guide at Bikebreaks Cycle Centre. In this video Josep and Nat ride through a huge storm to reach Josep's home, a 12th century castle
From the high-altitude Principality of Andorra, through the hot, arid, gorge-filled escarpments of northern Catalonia, and on to Tarragona on the Mediterranean coast near Barcelona - the path of Stage 4 of the 2017 Vuelta a Espana was a grand tour in itself.
We take a look at what goes on before each of the 21 stages of the Tour de France start each day. More than just a 3540km bike race, the event is a huge celebration of all things cycling. We hope you enjoy the video.
A look around La Bicicletta in Bourg d'Oisans, France - part museum, part vintage bike shop. As you'll see here, Laurent is totally passionate about all things 'velo course', and particularly early Tour de France history.