General Information

The CTA is the premier cycle touring club in Western Australia. We offer recreational cycling with a focus on cycle touring. Touring is about enjoying the journey with others and experiencing the simple pleasures of multi-day cycle touring and camping in good company!

The CTA’s prime touring event of the year is the ‘On Your Bike’ (OYB) tour. This week long tour is fully supported and held in spring. Details on this year’s (or the next) OYB tour can be found here.

The Club also organises a number of weekend, long weekend or multi-day tours during the year. This gives people new to cycle touring an opportunity to try it out on a short event. It also provides a number of tours each year for those more familiar with touring. The full list of tours for the year can be found here. Information on past tours can be found here.

Documents providing useful information on touring can be found at the links below:

CTA Guidelines for Leading a Cycle Tour

Guide to Setting Up a Touring Bike (portrait) or Guide to Setting Up a Touring Bike (landscape)

Suggested Packing List for Cycle Touring

Cycling in Western Europe. by Chris Jones (CJ)

Tech Talk GPS mapping for cycle touring (PDF) or Tech Talk GPS mapping for cycle touring (MS-Word)





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All Upcoming Events

  1. Tour of the Lakes

    Wednesday August 22 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Mundaring – Northam – Mundaring (not a CTA event)

    Saturday August 25 @ 8:00 am - Sunday August 26 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Northam to Mundaring, (not a CTA event)

    Sunday August 26
  4. Mystery Ride

    Wednesday August 29 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  5. Fathers Day

    Sunday September 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  6. The Tandem Tootle

    Sunday September 2 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  7. Wild Bean Ride

    Wednesday September 5 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
  8. Catching up with the Canning

    Sunday September 9 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  9. River meets the Ocean

    Wednesday September 12 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  10. 300K Achievement Ride – Brevet

    Saturday September 15 @ 5:00 am