The Mega Charity Tours– These people are very well organised, donating money to any of these is a good thing.
Tour de Cure
Been going for 4 years, registered as an Australian charity.
Organised into corporate teams. Have raised over $1.8Million
The Cause: Various hospitals & institutes for cancer research.
The Ride: The 2011 Route was Sydney – Melbourne; 1,379km, 10 days, 65 riders.
Smiling for Smiddy
Been going since 2006, started with 3 riders, now limited to 50. In memory of Adam Smiddy, died (26) from melanomia. Has raised over $1.9Million.
The Cause: Cancer Research
The Ride: Brisbane – Townsville 1600 km in 8 days.
Indie Charity Rides
Today for Tomorrow
Perth – Sydney, Two guys (Koen de Kort Ambassador)
The Ride: 4,200 kms, 33 days.
The Cause: Cystic Fibrosis
On My Bike
Perth-Brisbane; supported; lots of sponsorship; 42 days, 4565 km; 60yo+; finished a couple of days ago.
The Cause: The Heart Foundation;
Perth to Paradise
Perth – Surfers (2008) 15 yo and Father. 4500 km in 30 days.
The cause: Big Brothers Big Sisters Youth Mentoring
“Blue Sky” Unsupported Touring:
The Mother of all cycle touring sites 5000+ journals. Hints, HowTos, Guides:
“The House is sold and the trip is on. !!!! ”
17,237 km over 369 days
Maree Bike Tour Oz
Single girl riding around Australia
Unsupported; stealth camping; enigmatic, funny
Ride the Talk
Climate Change Warrior
Cycling via the Outback Way
Noosa(QLD) – Laverton(WA) on the Dirt
The “10 desert” project.
Has done Tanami, Canning stock route so far. Raising money for flying doctors
Some Mega Global Tours:
French, Brussels to India.
Dusty Rubber24,000km so far on the silk road.
It’s Time for the Silk Road
2010-11, Amazing site, Polish couple, silk road, high adventure…
The hungary Cyclist
“Pedalling the world for the perfect meal”
All you need to take:
all packed up:
cycle trails Australia: 13 epic bike adventures in Australia. Off-road