My boyfriend and I are going to be coming to Australia to do a long-distance bike trip starting in Adelaide and ending in Sydney. We'd like to either hire or buy touring/hybrid bikes for the trip -…Continue
"Hi from the Gawler Wheelers,
Welcome to the Adelaide Cyclists Website !
The Gawler Wheelers are a road cycling Group based in Gawler, SA.
A regular group ride is held every Saturday morning.
Check the various Event Calendars on this website for the…"
"Yay! That would make the purchase that much better! We're going to not plan on being able to sell them and just donate them at the end but if we can get a little bit of cash for them in Sydney, we'll probably try!"
"Wow! Thanks, Michael!
I think we're leaning toward buying bike when we get there (or setting that up with a shop ahead of time) but that is a great offer! If we end up going that route, I'll contact you!"
"Thanks so much! We have looked at some of those sites and think we might have found a pretty cheap hybrid at a shop in Adelaide - I'm sure it's not the best by any means but, like you said, we're not trying to set any speed record!…"
"THere is also a Sunday Market at Fishermans Wharf Port Adelaide, one of the stall holders deals in second hand mountain bikes and a few budget new hi brids, always has a large range (30+) and they would be in better condition than most of the bikes…"
If you do decide to ship your own bikes to Adelaide as suggested by Dahondude I would be more than willing to securely store them until you and boyfriend arrive in Adelaide to pick them up. I am sure that you will have an…"
"Id start looking of Gumtree Adelaide website, alot of people during the colder months(ie. around about now) are selling off pretty decent 2nd hand bikes because its "too cold" or they didnt really like cycling."
Not long ago I met a couple from Manhatten that planned a trip to Brisbane via Melbourne and Sydney by bike.
Ur timing is critical I would have thought, on the long stretches, in summer ur rate of perspiration be huge, through in a break…"
"Thanks! Yeah, we know this will be a challenge but also an adventure and I think it will provide tons of fun memories! Thanks so much for you thoughts and experience - very helpful! I think our plan is to stay in hostels, maybe camp and use…"