Roadtripping Wellington: Exploring the Rimutaka Trail

Within just 15 minutes of the Wellington CBD lies a network of trails as good as any you’re likely to find in such proximity to a major city. In the latest addition to our Roadtripping series, Wade Wallace, Dave Everett and Tim Bardsley-Smith visited the New Zealand capital to experience the tremendous riding on offer, …

Video: Roadtripping the Victorian High Country

Last month, in what we naively assumed were the last tendrils of the Melbourne summer, we assembled a small crew to pull together the next instalment in our ongoing Roadtripping series. With the entire state of Victoria in front of us we decided to make the most of our CyclingTips teamcar, and sketch out a …


Roadtripping Byron Bay

In the latest installment in our Roadtripping series, the CyclingTips team heads to the New South Wales coastal town of Byron Bay: a place where cycling and surfing collide. Join us.

Video: Roadtripping Byron Bay

Last month, a CyclingTips contingent headed to the New South Wales coastal town of Byron Bay for the latest installment in our Roadtripping series. We weren’t sure what to expect as Byron isn’t your typical cycling destination. What we ended up discovering were the striking similarities between cycling and surfing, the latter being a sport …


Roadtripping Switzerland

  Few mountain ranges are more synonymous with road cycling than the French Alps – the Col du Galibier, Col d’Izoard, Alpe d’Huez, to name but a few of the Alps’ most famous climbs. But the Alps extend well beyond French borders and into several neighbouring countries, not least Switzerland. In the latest installment in …


Roadtripping Iceland

Four degrees Celsius in the middle of summer. Perpetual daylight that makes it difficult to sleep. Constant rain. Backpacks full of heavy camera equipment. Niggling injuries. Jason Stirling and David Fletcher from NorthSouth faced no shortage of challenges as they made their way around Iceland over the course of two weeks. And yet the story …


Roadtripping Malaysia

Things don’t always go according to plan on our cycling RoadTrips, or in life for that matter. That perfect getaway you’ve been planning for months can easily be derailed by unforeseen circumstances, taking the experience in a totally different direction. And while the normal reaction at the time is one of frustration, it’s often the …


Thereabouts Reprise

It’s been nearly 18 months since Australian professional cyclists Lachlan and Gus Morton rode from Port Macquarie to Uluru on an adventure they called “Thereabouts”. That ride for them was all about getting back to basics; about focusing on the simple pleasure of riding a bike, away from the pressures of professional racing. After moving …


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