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Bicycle Pannier Touring, Road Cycling and Mountain Biking around the Perth region.

Newsletter Issue 237: July / August 2014

The latest newsletter is now available online in PDF format Issue 237: July / August 2014
 
To see previous newsletters visit http://ctawa.asn.au/ctawa/newsletter

Xmas in July - Dwellingup

To celebrate Xmas in July we are going to Dwellingup over the weekend of Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th of July where the local pub & motel will be accommodating us.  Approximate distance is 50km’s Mandurah to Dwellingup.

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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.”