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Pacific Bicycle Route

Pacific Bicycle route Location

The Pacific Bicycle Route runs for 1,074 kilometres from Ipswich (Brisbane) Queensland, south to Windsor (Sydney), New South Wales, Australia. A typical camping trip might take 23 days and average 56Kms/day (16-79 kms). A typical fixed acommodation trip might take 16 days, but require a daily average of 76 Kms (32 - 134 kms).

Major Towns are; Ipswich, Boonah, Woodenbong, Kyogle, Casino, Grafton, Coffs Harbour, Bowraville, Grassy Head, South West Rocks, Wauchope, Wingham, Gloucester, Dungog, Cessnock, Wisemans Ferry and Windsor.

The route can provide a trip varying in length from a day ride out and back at any place along the route, to a full blown ride from Brisbane to Sydney or vice versa.

Pacific Bicyle Route Guide Book

Pacific Bicycle Route book cover.

In 1986, Bicycle Australia produced a 64 page guide book and acommpanying map.

As well a general information for the less experienced bicycle tourer, it also contains suggested itinaries, route description and a guide to the services available in each town along the route.

The map consists of 16 A5 colour maps at 1:250,000 scale (1 cm = 2.5 Kms) and detail the route.

Obtaining the guide book

256 colour image of cover, Full colour image of cover.

The guide is distributed by a number of agencies in Australia (we have no idea where) and if your local bookshop doesn't have one in stock, they can order them from Treakaway/Envirobooks. RRP is $20.

Alternatively, you can send a cheques or money order, in Australian dollars to Wombat Outdoor Adventures, (29 Darwin Road, Campbelltown, NSW, 2560, Australia).

Price and Postage within Australia is $20 each.
Price and Postage outside Australia is $25 each.
Extra folded maps are available at $5 each.

Damaged Stock - Bicycle Australia has some damaged stock (rusty staples and slight water staining). These are available for $10 each (postage included) within Australia only.
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