I'm thinking of coming to Australia next year as an exchange student from the UK, I have the option to go to the University of Melbourne, University of Queensland, or University of Sydney. I am a…Continue
"Hi Vicky, at the risk of excommunication from my own racing club, you might try the biggest club in Melbourne: Carnegie Caulfied Cycling Club (or CCCC), I'm pretty sure they have the facility to lend out club bikes (cost??)
"Was thinking you might know - what is the support for racing like out there? I'd be looking for a women's race team, can't find much online. Ideally I'd be looking for a team which would supply a bike for the time I was there, as…"
""just don't drive or take public transport to work....ride your bike!"
The drive I can agree with, but my experience of trains in Melbs is fantastic. In my 5 months here, using trains as my "plan B" (plan A is the bike),…"
"Awesome, thanks for the advice guys. That blog is ace, with exactly the kind of info I was after - even a section on which cities in Australia are best for riding. Perfect.
Its also good that there is road racing during the euro season, as that was…"
"Melbourne. Hands down.
On top of that, as simply a place to live, Melbourne is the best in Australia, and it has to be said, one of the best places in the world to live (just don't drive or take public transport to work....ride your bike!).…"
"It's a big city with big city pressures, but it's also well catered for with cycling infrastructure and has a high cycling rate for an Australian city. My personal opinion is that it would be suicidal to cycle in Sydney (and I'm as…"
I'm thinking of coming to Australia next year as an exchange student from the UK, I have the option to go to the University of Melbourne, University of Queensland, or University of Sydney. I am a keen road racer and this is one of the main things influencing my decision.What is the cycling around Melbourne like for training? Is it relatively easy to get out into the countryside? Of the above options which place, as a cyclist, would you choose?See More