sports & outdoors: bicycle touring with or without a cause

Sports___outdoors____bicycle_touring_with_or_without_a_cause

what we are doing

Want inspiration, interaction, involvement, and insanely good calves?

 

→ bicycle touring is your answer!

 

Seriously there are very few other ways to have such 'rich' experiences with people and places than going on a cycling tour. I can share my experiences of cycle touring - not as a cycling expert but as someone who loves to learn and interact with societies, cultures, environment and life to its fullest as often as possible.


what you will learn

Preparation → what kind of trip, what you want out of it, where you want to go, when, how long, what you need, anything else…?

 

Day to day → routine, following the theme/objective, food/water/shelter, interaction and fun/memorable elements

 

Make a trip and 'speed date' it → what does your idea cycle tour trip look like?

Compose and share it with others and ARM (Add Replace Modify) to have a tangible ready-to-go plan for a bike tour starting when you want!


type of class intro

skill required beginner and more

your chalkler will be

d'Arcy -

I’m a teacher, campaigner, volunteer and enjoy riding a bike - I don’t even know if I am a cyclist! In the past 12 years I have been fortunate to travel, teach and volunteer in 58 countries learning and experiencing along the way. I found a method of interacting with people and places for quality learning and experiences. The best of these experiences is usually on a bike.

Cycle touring gives me the chance to think, reflect, interact and enrich life and it would be a great pleasure to share some insights and learning with others to see them have the best quality experiences with new places and new people.

I’ve only ever done cycle touring in developed countries as advocacy trips. The four tours have have done have been in South Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand, Melbourne to Brisbane and the USA and Canada - the last one was last year where I journeyed 1000 miles in the US and Canada while living on less than $1.50/day for all my food and drink as a part of the Live Below the Line campaign -

http://lunnyLBTL.wordpress.com


what to bring


cost Koha 


note
We require a minimum of 3 people for this class to go ahead.

our cancellation policy
If you RSVP for a class and fail to show up, you will get a "no show". Three no shows means you will be removed from chalkle°. You may request to rejoin after six months.
If you cancel your RSVP:
- less than 3 days before = no refund
- after 7pm the night before = no refund and a "no show" will be recorded

about chalkle°
chalkle° connects people interested in teaching and learning from each other face-to-face -- in a fun, social environment!
Choose from many affordable lessons up for grabs (from intros to master classes) in agriculture, art and craft, business, construction, digital media, food, languages, music and performance, science, technology and zombie survival... and many of the lessons are free!

 

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  • Christine B.

    A great, inspirational session. A big step towards getting the bike and sleeping bag on the road. Thanks d'Arcy

    1 · March 26, 2013

  • Colin H

    dArcy was encouraging with his desire to see everyone out cycle touring and mixed everyone up and good them envolved.

    March 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry, guys. Back to work tonight

    March 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey there, had to go in to work during the night and not going to awake at 6, sad to be missing it

    March 25, 2013

  • d'Arcy

    Good starting point for this one is to see the blog I wrote while journeying 1000miles and doing the Live Below the Line campaign - http://lunnyLBTL.wordpress.com Cheers, d'Arcy.

    March 16, 2013

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