Why map and compass skills still have a place in this age of GPSrs. … More The Lost Art of Navigation
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
Given The Monk hill is nearby I used to think this hamlet might be Friarstown but not so. The bbq mentioned below evokes bacon aroma temptingly wafting in the early morning zephyrs so I guess Fryerstown is a proper spelling after all. Fryerstown School Entry Point: Water, Showers, Camping The Goldfields Track has a new … More A Fav Ride to Fryerstown or is that Friarstown?
A few Sundays ago I had the opportunity to ride Dry Diggings Track from near Vaughan Springs towards Daylesford. This is one of my two favourite sections of Goldfields Track (GT), the other being Fryerstown – Castlemaine which I will cover in the next week or so. I started from the junction of Porcupine Ridge … More A Short Trip in the Hinterland Bush
Leave the car at home or a train station and Guildford pies are tops.
… More Access to Goldfields Track is soooo eeeasyy
V’locity trains to and fro enabled a relaxing Australia Day jaunt on the Leanganook section of the Goldfields track from Bendigo to Castlemaine. Again it revealed new items of interest. Also some flood damage and on the plus side, great new Goldfields track signage.
… More Goldfields Track: Leanganook section revisited