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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.

On Your Bike 2014—Early Settlers Tour

The On Your Bike 2014—Early Settlers Tour Brochure and Entry Form are now available.  Don't miss out on the 2014 On Your Bike tour.
Tours fill quickly so complete entry form now.
 

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

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.”