Best Hume Highway Ride

Which is the best RailTrail on the Hume Highway M31 for a one day ride ? You are heading along the Hume and have a few hours to burn off the boredom of the Sydney – Melbourne journey. In the back of your car is a bike that is feeling depressed and would love to […]

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High Country Rail Trail

This long flat rail trail runs from Wodonga on the Hume Highway to Tallangatta (49 km one way) and then another section to Old Tallangatta (8km one way) and finally if you can manage the logistics, you can start 700m above sea-level and ride a combination of rail trail and highway downhill to lake level […]

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The Great Victorian Rail Trail

The Great Victorian Rail Trail from Tallarook to Mansfield is a gem. Its 120km long and if you divert to Alexandria, you can ride another 40km. We did it comfortably in 3 days but the tricky issue is where to stay between Yea and Mansfield. We started riding in the middle near Yarck due a […]

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East Gippsland Rail Trail

In January of 2016 I hired a bike, rode to Bruthen, stayed at the pub, ate at the fabulous Bull Ant Brewery and rode back to Bairnsdale the next day. It was a hot ride but I totally enjoyed the solitude and the break at the river at Nicholson. The section from Nicholson to Bruthen […]

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Lake Hume and Immigration

The 300,000 immigrants’ who built the snow river scheme went on trains up the high country railway past Lake Hume.  This long flat rail trail runs from Wodonga on the Hume Highway to Tallangatta (49 km) and then another section to Old Tallangatta and finally if you can manage the logistics, you can start 700m […]

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The Great Southern Rail Trail

There is no train service to the area but buses run through some of the towns. So you are either going to bring your bikes in a car or you are going to hire bikes from the Meeniyan Motel or there is bike hire in Foster. The initial decisions you have to make are, how far […]

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Victorian Cycle Trails

Victoria is the centre of bike trails in Australian. The articles that have been penned include plenty of pictures of the trail, a little advice on how to get started and a link to an external page that has lots of detail. ​ You can view Victorian trail locations on Google maps here

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East Gippsland Rail Trail

The East Gippsland Rail Trail between Bairnsdale and Orbost is a chance to get away from it all. I rode from Bairnsdale to Bruthen on a really hot day. Stayed at the pub, ate at the Bull Ant Cafe and rode back the next day.  Read about the East Gippy Bike Trail here 

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