If you’re a biking enthusiast and you’ve never done an organised bike tour you are seriously missing out. Here in Australia we are blessed great weather and for the most part, flat roads which make it an ideal location to do some long distance cycling. It doesn’t take much to find a heap of small touring companies that offer guided cycling trips but there are few big ones out there with a great reputation that we would personally go for.
Many small touring companies only focus on their local area which is perfect if you want to spend a few weeks seeing some hidden gems in a specific area but if you want to see more of the country then we recommend the following two operators…….
Look After Your Bike!
If you haven’t been tinkering with your bike at some point in the last 3 months chances are you are making life harder for yourself than it needs to be. Keeping your bike in tip top shape is very simple and it will no doubt improve the performance and speed of your bike. Before you go out shopping for a new bike spend a few hours in the garage following these tips and see what results you get.
Riding a bicycle is something that you can do for most of your life so if you’re a little competitive and you always like to be getting better at everything you do there are plenty of things you can implement and practice with your cycling. Fitness and strength are both very important factors but even if you are on the other side of middle age you can improve your technique without pushing your fitness level too hard.
As I’ve recently become aware by studying how make a website online, it takes time and practice to get better at everything so be patient and start applying some of these techniques on your next ride.