There has been a long-standing link between cycling and tourism, particularly in European countries. In Australia there is increasing political interest in developing and promoting cycle tourism, yet there is little research to guide policy-making decisions. The research reported in this book examines the needs, preferences and perceptions of cycle tourists in Australia, informed by Leiper''s model of whole tourism systems. Particular attention is paid to identifying what cycle tourists want in a cycle tourism destination. Perceptions regarding the desirability of Australia as a cycle tourism destination in relation to road safety, infrastructure, and transport services are also explored. This research has numerous theoretical and applied implications for studying and managing cycle tourism. It is a valuable resource for practitioners, policy makers, students and researchers with an interest in cycle tourism.