With a Spa Country Explorer map, explore the local and bush trails in and around Daylesford, Hepburn village and Wombat Forest … More Riding based at Daylesford or Hepburn Springs?
Perhaps the most challenging of the Great Dividing Trails for riding. We report on it condition after its recent reopening. … More Lerderderg Track: Daylesford towards Blackwood
Domino Rail Trail between Trentham and Lyonville has been revamped. Most of it is now suitable for non geared bikes. … More Trentham – Lyonville Trail Widens Appeal
Groomed trails Here’s an update on my original report on this fun and good training circuit. If you are a skier, especially XC, you well know the difference between skiing groomed and ungroomed trails. Spout and Badger Tracks have just been groomed in the sense they have been remade by a bulldozer. Until the 4WDs … More Revisited: Up Spout & Down Badger
Revisiting The Domino Trail Looking for a nearby, easy yet interesting circuit we chose to weave in and out of The Domino Trail from Lyonville to Trentham and return. I have written on this route and towns previously but today’s route is more varied. IMBA trail rating is Easy for the Domino Trail and townships. … More Lyonville – Trentham Circuit
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
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
What a beautiful day on my favourite section of the Dry Diggings Track – NE from Porcupine Ridge Rd. Note at left the new yellow topped Goldfields Track signs – easier to see when riding and there appears to be more of these along the route to provide reassurance. The track is in geat condition … More The best mtb season in Wombat Forest – spring
IMBA grade: Easy peasy. Hybrid or mtb. L,R,SA=straight ahead Description Fairly flat. Uses 4WD, Domino Trail and rail trail. Loop route except for common route at Trentham end. Passes through habitat of endangered Powerful Owl. Route Start in either town. This example started in Lyonville. Parked in tree shade outside Community Hall in Bremners Ave … More Domino Trail: Lyonville-Trentham