Explore Australia and New Zealand’s most thrilling cycling routes in the follow-up to Lonely Planet’s Epic Bike Rides of the World. With first-person stories of 50 amazing bike rides plus a further 150 route ideas, this book provides an inspiring introduction to cycle touring and the exciting experiences that await travelers. From family-friendly trips on rail trails to thrilling days out at mountain bike parks and epic, long-distance bikepacking routes, this book has something for every level of cyclist.
Each of the featured rides include:
- First-person accounts from writers who have completed the ride
- Challenge level grading: easy / harder / epic
- Inspirational photography, maps and practical information to follow the writer's journey
- Cycling factbox: when is the best time to ride, bike hire information, how to get there, what to take
- Expert travel advice: where to stay, recommended detours, the best places to eat
- Suggestions for similar rides
50 epic bike rides across Australia and New Zealand, including:
- Mountain bike parks: Blue Derby, Tasmania (Australia)
- Rail trails: Murray to the Mountains, Victoria (Australia)
- Long distance trails: Mawson Track, South Australia; Munda Biddi, Western Australia
With a vibrant cover illustrated by Ross Murray, this beautiful hardback continues this collectible series. Whether you're a regular rider or just want to explore your destination in a fun and sustainable way, Epic Bike Rides of Australia & New Zealand will inspire a lifetime of adventures on two wheels.
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