Category Archives: camping

Lightening the Load

As I unpacked today I stumbled upon quite a few things we never used. Here’s a list of what we won’t be bringing next time to save weight; Various straps, ties and mesh netting for attaching things to the bike … Continue reading

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Bicycle Touring in Tasmania 101

Home safely today from our first bicycle touring experiment – a short 8 day trip camping in Tasmania. Now to the unpacking, cleaning and reflecting on what to do differently next time. What have we learnt from bicycle touring 101? 1. Pick one main type … Continue reading

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Spring in our step again

The trip from Narawntapu national park to Devonport today was expected to take 4 hours with about 50kms or so of rolling hills back to catch the ferry. This turned out to be a much easier and more pleasant trip … Continue reading

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Mole Creek to Narawntapu

As it turned out, riding in the drizzle for a few hours ends up getting you very wet while on a bike. We were into the full wet weather gear before we were even out of town. Rain pants, waterproof jackets … Continue reading

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On the road again

After a great nights sleep and an early start for packup we on the road to bakers beach along the tamar river about 60 or 70k north. Its going to be a long days riding with a few hills along … Continue reading

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Life on the road

After a poor nights sleep in what effectively turned out to be a truck stop in a place called Westbury we rolled out about 9.30am headed to Mole Creek. We had purchased a good bottle of pear cider (brewed with … Continue reading

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The camping bloggers dilemma

So it’s been 3 days without a decent post. Unfortunately life on the road camping means alot of your time can be spent either; – Washing dishes or clothes – Cooking – Packing – Unpacking – Moving between accommodation – … Continue reading

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