Accumulating a few years in the saddle, mainly back in the 1980s, Ralph wheeled around Tasmania and much of Australia, also riding in New Zealand, England, Scotland, Wales, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Italy, Croatia and Greece.
Olga is an accountant and enjoys riding on Noosa bike paths, rail trails and of course along the Mosel River!
Ralph Jackson launched Outbike in 2004 with 14 day rides along remote Outback trails from Alice Springs to Coober Pedy via Old Andado, Dalhousie Springs and Oodnadatta.
Then, Outbike was a sideline of the popular tour company, Wayward Bus.
In 2005 Outbike added the epic trans-continental Bike 'n Wheels Expedition, taking 30 days to ride 2200km from Port Augusta to Karumba, 'Gulf to Gulf'.
Outbike also ran several more Alice to Coober Pedy rides.
In 2006 and 2007 the rides were repeated. Outbike changed ownership in 2007 soon after the merger of Wayward Bus and Adventure Tours Australia.
Outbike :: Australia & EUROPE
Zell-Mosel is in the heart of Germany's Rhineland and near Hahn Airport.
It is the perfect match for our concept and in 2009 we were very pleased to purchase one of Zell's prettiest riverside apartment houses and retain the services of the previous owner, a lovely lady named Elsbeth.
Our Zell apartments are available for short stays, long stays and we can also help organise programmes and guiding for small groups.
How about a fresh way to experience Europe? We offer our delightful and affordable holiday apartments in a central, scenic and cycle-friendly location, handy to rivers, rail and Hahn Airport's low-cost flights hub.
Guests staying a week or more are welcome to use our bikes.
With the passage of time, the Outbike brand became available again - and so did our availability in winter time along with our resources of 2 mini-coaches, trailers and camping gear.
So in 2015 we rekindled Outbike to offer fresh riding possibilities in Queensland, the Outback and Europe.