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Lenaganook Trail, Western Bypass Map & GPX

Two previous postings cover riding the Great Dividing Trail’s Leanganook Track. One from Castlemaine to Bendigo and the other in the reverse direction. The Castlemaine to Bendigo route described a route to bypass the very tough climb (or drop) up the southern face of Lenaganook (Mt Alexander). Only very fit and very expert riders can […]

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Trentham pies and cakes; good coffee; roadside vegies

On our way back from the Victorian mountain bike orienteering champs held from Cammeray Waters Conference Centre between Trentham and Woodend, we decided to refuel our bodies at the Trentham Bakery. It was mentioned in our Domino Trail posting and we had praised the real cream cakes but not so keen on the coffee. Now […]

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Easter Saturday: Leanganook – Bendigo to Castlemaine

See prior posting of 1st March for a full description of riding this trail. The Hard Way With Bendigo at 230m and Castemaine at 280m, this was uphill overall. Not that you would notice although the hills over the Coliban Channel tunnels did seem to have steeper slopes going this way. But they are short […]

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