"Ah you love it!! S'pose its good to practice in all weathers, nothing worse than doing all the practice in perfect conditions, only to be hit with winds, rain and hail on the real thing! We had to cycle through minus 25 degrees in China…"
"Absolutley, it's all about getting used to being on the saddle, and the associated niggles - sore bum, achy wrists, tight neck and of course the pedalling but that's the fun bit! Coastal path will be lovely, and at least if the prevailing…"
"Yes yes yes! It is possible! Go for it! Me and my boyfriend cycled from London to New Zealand, left May 2010 and finished in October 2011 and covered 28,000km. Before that - the furthest I had cycled was 80km in one go. Your estimates are spot…"
Two touring bikes, one a Surly Long Haul Trucker and one a Thorn, which carried us 28,000 km from London to NZ. And now take us everywhere in Melbourne! Simply the best way to get around!
What is the best thing about riding?
Independance, freedom and the wind in your hair!
A few words about yourself. (This bit is entirely optional!)
We finished our cycle to NZ last October and then spent 3 months writing a book (A Journey To Leave You With Odd Shaped Balls) about our adventure across 29 countries. Love meeting fellow cyclists and adventurers, sharing stories and tips in what we hope to call our new permanent home one day in Port Melbourne.