Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Welcome to Melbourne - Gravel Grinder style

Riding on dirt roads through the semi-rural areas around Melbourne is fun. So now this is happening.

Melbourne Gravel Grinders rides will be ~100km on mostly dirt roads on the outskirts of Melbourne. At the start you'll get a map of the route and also a cue sheet which will list a couple of checkpoints that you'll need to visit and buy something from, usually shops/servos etc. You can ride as fast or as slow as you like - race if you want or just take it easy and enjoy the scenery.

Rides will start and finish near train lines and are fully self-supported. Bring everything you need for a good solid day on the bike on some moderately rough terrain. Ride a MTB, a CX bike, a tourer, a roadie, whatever makes you happy.

For more details check out the FAQ page.

The first ride is ~80km and starts/finishes at Hurstbridge. More details here.


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