Cycling in Australia - Planning & Environment (Chapter)
This chapter contains the Route Descriptions, Maps & Charts, Planning, Environment and Outback Tracks chapters from Lonely Planet's Cycling Australia guidebook.
Lush coastal route or hours of vast empty outback? Choosing which Australian ride is right for you involves considering heat, water, distance and road trains at the very least. This chapter gives you the practical info while painting a picture of Australia's unique wildlife and natural attractions.
- tips on how to leave a light touch on the landscape as you ride
- the lowdown on great Outback bike tracks
- weather summaries so you know where to go when
- the history of cycling Down Under
Coverage includes: Route Descriptions, Maps & Charts, When to Cycle, What to Bring, Background Reading, Planning, Environment, Outback Tracks, The Land, Wildlife, National Parks & Reserves.