David Willshire's Forensic Psychology, Psychiatry & Cycling Links



Adventure Cycling Guide

"The Adventure Cycling Guide: All you need to know about adventure cycle touring, including choosing a bike, gear, where to go, planning, bikes on planes, safety & security."

 Asia Again

Bill Weir's grand tour through China, Central Asia, Northeastern India, Southeast Asia & Tibet during 2008/2009.

 Audax Australia Cycling Club

Audax Australia is a non profit national cycling organisation specialising in on road rides from 50 - 1200km and off road rides from 35 - 200km. Rides 200km and over are recognised internationally by Randonneurs Mondiaux and Audax Club Parisien.

The word Audax comes from the Latin for bold or courageous. In 1897 a group of Italian cyclists rode 200 km between sunrise and sunset, and became known as "les Audacieux".

Bicycle Fish - Adelaide

"Since 1998, an independent & sometimes iconoclastic personal page, low on graphics, high on useful information - & just about bikes. Bicycle Fish values the individual bicycle traveller's needs for simplicity, economy & authenticity."

Bicycles Network Australia

"Bicycles Network Australia - The Australian Start Site for Cyclists. Get a head start into the online world of cycling with Australian Bicycle shops, cycling clubs, bicycling organisations & international bicycle brands & manufacturers." The site also includes an online cycling forum.

Bicycle Touring 101

"Interested in travelling & going on a bicycle touring adventure? This website provides help getting started as well as detailed information for veteran cyclists." AND the editor rides a Surly Long Haul Trucker!! Excellent bike!

Bicycle Network Victoria

Bicycle Victoria is a self-funded community organisation, dedicated to getting more people cycling more often

Bike Forums

Forums include: advocacy & safety, bicycle mechanics, BMX, classic & vintage, commuting, electric bikes, 50 plus, folding bikes, framebuilders, long distance cycling, mountain biking, recreational & family, recumbent, road cycling, professional cycling, touring, track cycling, training & nutrition, general cycling discussion. Other sections include introductions, charity events, regional discussions, news & suggestions, as well as items for sale.


Bikely lets cyclists share knowledge of good bicycle routes, trails & paths, from over 40 different countries.


"Bikemap is one of the largest collections of bike routes on the web. Cycle routes can be mapped or uploaded from GPS devices."


"Bike reviews, bike gear, parts & accessories, over 30,000 cycling routes, news & race results. BikeRadar.com: from the Cycling Plus, MBUK, Pro Cycling & What Mountain Bike network."

Bike Snob NYC

"Systematically and mercilessly disassembling, flushing, greasing, and re-packing the cycling culture."


"Bicycle Repair & Tune-Up Guide, a complete, illustrated, online bicycle repair manual including wheel alignment, flat tire repair, derailleur & brake adjustment, & much more for mountain bikes, BMX, & general bicycles."

 Biking Southeast Asia with Mr Pumpy! 

Wanna cycle Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia or India? Mr Pumpy will give you the rides, the roads & the facts!

The Climbing Cyclist

"If you’re the sort of cyclist that enjoys the challenge of climbing hills, mountains and anything in between, you’ve come to the right place. The Climbing Cyclist contains detailed information about the many terrific cycling climbs in Victoria, Australia, including start and finish line photos, and many great cycling stories from here and elsewhere".


A place for bicycle tourists & their journals

CTC Forum

CTC (Cyclists' Touring Club), founded in 1878 as the Bicycle Touring Club, is the UK's National Cyclists' Organisation.

Cycling Around the World

"Cycling Around the World is 100% non-commercial, maintained by Paul van Roekel & Anja de Graaf, who live in the Netherlands. All information on this site is based on bike trips they made since 1987."

Cycling Forums

Cycling Forums is a cycling related chat forum. Sections include General, Tech Corner,  Bike Racing, Mountain Bikes, Regional Cycling Forums (including Australia & NZ, UK & Europe,  Africa, & Canada & US), Other Stuff, Groups, Feedback & What's Going On.


"Since its inception in 1995, www.cyclingnews.com has grown to become the worldwide leader on the Internet for the sport of cycling."

Cycling Profiles

Cycling profiles is an Australian site, showing cycling profiles for cyclists in Melbourne & Victoria.

Cycling Tips

This site, by Wade Wallace, comprises all sorts of cycling-related tips, news and comments, including those submitted by readers.

David & his bike go to Cambodia

In 2006, I cycled from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap (& back) in Cambodia. This is a weblog of that trip.

David & his bike go to India

This is a weblog of the 10 weeks I spent in India on my bicycle in 2005, my cycling trip from Kathmandu to Delhi in November 2008 & my trip in 2010 to India (again).

The Inner Ring

"The Inner Ring is a blog about cycling and cycle sport, especially pro cycling. News, comment, opinion and chat feature here. The aim is to give a different take on the sport and sometimes have a look at things that might get overlooked by the mainstream cycle sport media".

Jim Langley - Bicycle Aficionado

Jim Langley is a self-described bicycle fanatic, writer/editor, author, teacher (professor of bicycle maintenance at University of California at Santa Cruz for four years!), mechanic , collector, inventor, consultant, athlete & cyclist.  His site contains heaps of useful information about bicycles & cycling.

Jim Langley's Bicycle Beat

This is Jim Langley's blog.

Melbourne Cyclist

"A site for cyclists in Melbourne, Australia to talk, share hints and tips and generally stay informed."

One Year in Asia

An excellent write-up by Bill Weir outlining his adventures cycling around Asia for 17 months. Plenty of good photos too.

On Your Bike - Thorn Tree Forum - Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet cycling forum

RideHimalaya: London to Lhasa by bicycle

Krista Bernard & Dan Coward are aiming to "travel sustainably, live simply & create peaceful connections with the people we meet. We also will be raising money for Rainforest Rescue, an organisation committed to protecting the world's forests & helping combat climate change."


The free newsletters from RoadBikeRider.com contain "advice & information on training, bike riding skills, bicycle maintenance, pro racing & more - plus worldwide news of cycling." Subscribe to the newsletter & receive a free copy of their eBook: 29 Pro Cycling Secrets for Roadies

Sheldon Brown's Home Page

Heaps of helpful bicycle & other articles by the late Sheldon Brown

The Big Africa Cycle

Peter Gostelow left England in August 2009 to cycle to Cape Town. His route will take him through west, central and southern Africa, a journey of over 30,000 km through more than 25 countries.

Travel with Bicycles

"This website is a personal, non-commercial attempt to make available the experience of hundreds of individual bicycle tourists who travel some distance to get to a place for their tour. Either we travel with our bikes or we rent bikes when we arrive. We take airlines, trains, buses, or ferries."

Travelling Two: Bicycle Touring Around The World

"Learn how to go bicycle touring. We cover all the basics like picking cycle-friendly routes, the top equipment for bike tourists and inspiration for the world's best places to ride a bicycle."

Velominati > Keepers of the Cog

"We are the Keepers of the Cog.  In so being, we also maintain the sacred text wherein lie the simple truths of cycling etiquette known as The Rules. It is in our trust to maintain and endorse this list".

 VeloNews - The Journal of Competitive Cycling

Cycling News and Bicycle Racing Results from North America and Europe






David Willshire

February 2013