Creswick Walking and Cycling Map A full colour 12 page brochure with trail map on the reverse is now available from the Creswick Visitor Information Centre and other regional Visitor Information Centres. May also be in some regional bike shops. The map has 2 mtb trails and 7 shared trails marked. Each trail has a … More Creswick Trail Map
Goldfields Track: Dry Diggings Track On Sunday’s almost warm winter afternoon, I rode the section from Wewak Track towards Vaughan Springs. Despite a fair bit of rain recently, the track surface is in excellent condition. Just one mud wallow approaching Gurr Track. As with the track N from Porcupine Ridge Rd further south, there is … More Great Winter Conditions on Dry Diggings Track
Signage issues Some VicRoads blue signs, between Coliban Main Channel S end and Specimen Gully Rd, are missing or incorrectly placed for riders heading towards Castlemaine. Coming off Leanganook, at the bottom of the tarmac plunge, the sign into Quarry Rd is simply not visible unless you know exactly where to look. There are some … More Leanganook Tk: Coliban Main Channel to Castlemaine
Death of a Myth Riding south on the Leanganook recently we were astonished to see a signpost to the mythical campsite. We had heard Parks VIC were finally going to place signs but had no early expectations given the campsite has been on the Leanganook Track map (near feature 13) from the day dot. Take … More Leanganook Track Channel Campsite
22km Road or Road and Trail With the Old Glenlyon General Store cum cafe as a base, there are some good rides to be had for hybrids and mountain bikes.This 22km circuit takes in tarmac and gravel roads and for mtb riders, its into some forest on dirt tracks.
Daylesford, Jubilee, Specimen Hill & Wombat (a.k.a. Lurking on the Lerderderg) IMBA Blue Circuit An IMBA Blue circuit taking in Jubilee Lake, Specimen Hill Dam and Lake Wombat with an optional start/finish out and back between Lake Daylesford and Jubilee Lake. Traverses part of the Great Dividing Trails’ Lerderderg Track not to mention tracks named … More Two Lakes, Two Dams, One Spring
This circuit has been a private favourite for 11 years. To announce the forthcoming summer release of the Daylesford area trail maps, it is now yours also. It will feature on one of those maps. A 6km circuit recreational ride or hill training completely within forest and featuring a 2km downhill. Start/finish at the eponymous … More Up Spout and Down Badger
I like our Great Dividing Trails (GDT) equally as well as the rides described above. They are very different experiences because of the topography and environment. e.g. eucalypt forests here, pine and beech in NZ or open high country. So if you go to NZ on biz or holiday, take the opportunity to do some riding in a new environment.
… More Aotearoa : what we found across the ditch
A very pleasant ride when you haven’t got a lot of time. Dirt roads, one 4WD track and tarmac near Guildford and Glenlyon. … More General Store to General Store : Guildford to Glenlyon
This is a neat circuit in the Upper Loddon Forest not far from Glenlyon. Accessible by 2WD. 13km, up and down on dirt roads. No single track, nevertheless a varied surface road that keeps you alert. Classification IMBA easy.
… More Boundary Creek circuit, nr Glenlyon