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by kevnic
Wed 04 Nov 2015, 9:15 pm
Forum: Great Victorian Bike Ride discussion
Topic: Preparing for GVBR 2015
Replies: 3
Views: 1251

Preparing for GVBR 2015

Well we have endured magpies, wind and rain, sore legs, sore knees sore other bits. The GVBR is less than 4 weeks away and we still feel a little apprehensive. We both work full time and are managing to do about 80 ks per week on the bikes, is this enough? Do we need to get a couple of big days (100...
by kevnic
Tue 25 Aug 2015, 6:54 pm
Forum: Great Victorian Bike Ride discussion
Topic: comprehensive rider insurance
Replies: 3
Views: 1175

comprehensive rider insurance

Another discussion we are having at home is regarding the need for Bicycle rider's insurance while on the GVBR. I am of the opinion that if we are involved in an accident on the road the TAC would cover it, we have ambulance cover and private health cover. But I am seeing a bit of a push for bike ri...
by kevnic
Wed 19 Aug 2015, 8:33 pm
Forum: Great Victorian Bike Ride discussion
Topic: Packing for GVBR
Replies: 5
Views: 1492

Re: Packing for GVBR

Thanks Frosty
My wife and I are doing it together after talking about it for years, this year all the stars have seemed to align and we are able to actually participate. We are both on hybrid bikes and are only occasional riders, but are really looking forward to the challenge .
by kevnic
Sun 16 Aug 2015, 1:59 pm
Forum: Great Victorian Bike Ride discussion
Topic: Packing for GVBR
Replies: 5
Views: 1492

Re: Packing for GVBR

Thanks for your reply Heather, that clarifies a few things, I'm sure there will be many more questions arise before the ride.
by kevnic
Sun 16 Aug 2015, 10:49 am
Forum: Great Victorian Bike Ride discussion
Topic: Packing for GVBR
Replies: 5
Views: 1492

Packing for GVBR

Hi, We are first time GVBR participants and are just bit unsure of a couple of things that we hope someone may be able to clarify for us, 20 kg of luggage per person, does this include tents, sleeping mat, sleeping bag etc and do we need to strap tent, sleeping bag etc to backpack/bag? Do we need to...

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