We heard from tourism departments of New Zealand, Japan, Tasmania, Flight centre's active travel direct, councils from Australian country towns all discussing the economic benefits of Cycle Tourism to their communities and the economy.
As you can imagine Cycle Tourism comes in an assortment of flavours. I've broken them down to 4 major areas:
The needs of the Cycling tourism industry
When you're cycling your hands aren't always free to access maps and get directions. So what happens when you're on a journey and kind of have an idea about where you need to go and where you need to turn off. But then the road changes because of road works. What the?. Panic. Freak out. Having detour/diversion signs mean so much to the touring cyclist who's unfamiliar with the area and not confident about the bike friendly paths. The M4 diversion signage was very well erected around the Parramatta area.
Tips for good Signage:
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