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Coming home: How to deal with the post-adventure blues

For those of us with an adventurous streak, there can be few things more exciting that setting off on a new expedition. Exploring the wor...

Inflection point: My ride across America (half a lifetime ago)

The guy with the shotgun showed up just as we were setting up the tent. Dave and I had been halfway up Wauconda Pass when one of us broke...

Malvern Star Oppy S2 review

Malvern Star is well known to Australian cyclists, such that many of today's riders likely had their start on one of the brand's bikes wh...

Coffee Outside: an outdoorsy twist to the coffee shop ride

Coffee and cycling, cycling and coffee. It’s a beautiful, long-standing pairing and the coffee culture among cyclists is bigger than ever...

2,500km to Brisbane, week four: made it!

In 2012 Rowney and Rebecca Werner were both on the cusp of becoming professional cyclists. Werner had had a successful run in Australia a...

2,500km to Brisbane, week three: people are kind and generous

In 2012 Rowney and Rebecca Werner were both on the cusp of becoming professional cyclists. Werner had had a successful run in Australia a...

2,500km to Brisbane, week two: Halfway there

In 2012 Rowney and Rebecca Werner were both on the cusp of becoming professional cyclists. Werner had had a successful run in Australia a...

2,500km to Brisbane, week one: What the hell have I gotten myself into?!

In 2012 Rowney and Rebecca Werner were both on the cusp of becoming professional cyclists. Werner had had a successful run in Australia a...

Discovering myself in the bike tracks of my parents

This column is a follow up to Loren Rowney's Life after trying to become pro: the same path but two different journeys, posted yesterday....

Ultralight touring: a how-to guide

Pack up your bike, fly to some exotic location, and ride to your heart’s content. I’m sure it’s a thought you’ve had more than before. On...

India By Bike

When I was a youngster I used to be one to scoff at cycle touring. I was "too cool for school" and thought it was only for non-serious cy...