A nice semi technical MTB ride.
Stop at Greenway for coffee if you have time
Start Location; Intercity Cycleway, 1 McVilly Drive, Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Starting at Hobart Cenotaph and out and back course on the Inter-City Cycleway. Turnaround at the end of the cycle way. Continue on to Taroona, turn around point is just past the Old Taroona Pub. Plenty of coffee shops and supply places on this flat and easy 50.
Richmond 50 - Start in Sorell and do a loop around to Tea Tree, into Richmond, and back to Sorell.
Distance: 51.6 km
Elevation: 525 m
Start: Sorell Banjo’s Bakery
Finish: Sorell Banjo’s Bakery
33 Gordon St, Sorell TAS 7172
CONTROL: Richmond shops or bakeries | Public Toilets up lane on right – 37 km
Geeveston 50 – Huonville to Geeveston and back with a bit of a climb at the far end.
Distance: 51.8 km
Elevation: 780 m
Start: DS Coffee House
Finish: DS Coffee House
12 Main St, Huonville TAS 7109
CONTROL: Geeveston shops – 21.8 km
Start Location; Salamanca Place Hobart, Tasmania 7000 Australia
This 50 km ride starts at the famous Salamanca market. From here you follow some quieter roads out of the Hobart CBD, onto the lovely Hobart Rivulet Track which is only a few km from the CBD but is a full-on bushland setting (some easy unsealed sections), and then the Mount Wellington pinnacle will be in full view in front of you. The climb is tough and relentless, but the views along the way, and from the top are unforgettable. Be fully prepared for all seasons in one day. The weather on the pinnacle can change suddenly. You can get water in the Wellington Park BBQ facilities directly across from the Ferntree Tavern, further along at The Springs (740m ASL), and further along at The Chalet (1000m ASL) as well as toilet facilities at the very top (1,200m ASL). Be very careful of the narrow mountain road (Pillinger Drive) with often heavy tourist traffic. Descend precipitously back to Ferntree, and further on turn right into Chimney Pot Road, heading towards aptly named Ridgeway, then a further precipitous drop along the also aptly named Waterworks Road. From here you are taken through parts of Battery Point and the Hobart docks before returning to Salamanca for a well earnt beer at one of the many local pubs. Because of the numerous turns it is strongly suggested you take some form of GPS if you are not familiar with the ride. Bonne route. Checkpoints:
follows the Swan river around to take in Fremantle & Perth back to Deep water Point. Quiet roads and cyclepaths
Start Location; IGA, Hadspen, 37 Winifred Jane Cres, Hadspen TAS 7290
A social ride to finish the Audax year, and the first step to the easiest Audax award, the Nouveau Randonneur
Along the Great Ocean Road from Port Campbell to Peterborough to view the spectacular Bay of Islands coastline, then home via the Boggy Creek Pub at Curdievale.
A trip from Port Campbell inland to Timboon, then back down towards Peterborough to return along the Great Ocean Road coast.
Full on single track for much of this ride.
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