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Welcome to the Cycle Touring Association of Western Australia (Inc.)
Bicycle Pannier Touring, Road Cycling and Mountain Biking around the Perth region.

Tech Talk Take 2 – Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Loftus Community Centre, 99 Loftus Street, Leederville at 7:00 pm for 7:30 pm start.
 
For those who were unable to attend last year, Roy, Keith, Michael and Gus will provide us with information about GPS mapping of rides and the different devices they find useful. This was very popular last year so don't forget to pop the date in your calendar.
To ensure we have enough seating and refreshments please contact Theresa at social@ctawa.asn.au or 0407 074 502.
 
CTAWA clothing will be available on the night for sale.  This may be an opportunity to check your size for orders through SpringDesign.

CYCLING IN WESTERN EUROPE By Chris Jones (CJ)

 
Full account from CJ in Carnarvon, not only describing his enjoyment and experience of travelling by bike in western Europe, but also offering a wide range of practical tips and
 
 
CJ opens with these thoughts: “Europe lends itself to cycle tourism because towns are close together, cycling infrastructure is generally fantastic, cycle routes are in abundance, vehicle drivers are cautious and courteous, the European rail system is super and in general things are less expensive over there.” And he goes on to suggest that it’s even possible to get around with only the most general of maps because “In the Germanic … countries the cycle routesare particularly well signposted” and “I rely mostly on brochures and maps from tourist information centres as I  go.”
 

Nutrition for Cycling—March 12, 2014

To be held at the Loftus Community Centre, 99 Loftus Street, Leederville at 7:00 pm for 7:30pm start. 
All members and friends are invited to come along and hear this interesting topic. 
Ian Wee, Director of Perth Integrated Cycling, has kindly agreed to share his considerable knowledge and experience on this topic. Ian's commercial presentations usually have a cost involved but tonight is free to attendees . 
Some of Ian’s credentials include: 
Managing Director—Perth Integrated Health, Perth Integrated Health Trisports Group, Swimstrong Academy 
Director Sportif- Perth Integrated Health Cycling Group 
Medical Classifier-Cycling Australia / Australian Paralympics Committee 
Event Director-Tour of Jarrahdale 18 Jan 2014, Tour of Toodyay 28 Jun 2014, Tour of York 3 Aug 2014, Kep Track Adventure 16 Nov 2014, City of Armadale Grand Fondo 18 May 2014 
 
To ensure we have enough seating and refreshments 
please contact : Theresa on social@ctawa.asn.au or 
0407 074 502.

Newsletter Issue 235: March / April 2014

The latest newsletter is now available online in PDF format  Issue 235: March / April  2014.pdf
 
To see previous newsletters visit http://ctawa.asn.au/ctawa/newsletter