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Australia’s top 25 scenic bike rides

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From the coast to the mountains, Margot McGovern seeks the nation’s top routes for picturesque pedalling.  Australia is home to some of the world’s most spectacular and diverse landscapes: sunbaked ochre desert, lush tropical rainforest, snowcapped alpine ranges and pristine coastline. Our diverse native flora and fauna makes Australia unlike any other place in the
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RACV Great Vic finish: Healesville to Lilydale

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The final day of the 2014 RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride was a short 33km trundle into Lilydale and the ride finish festival. After nearly 500km of pedalling the riders weren’t even slightly phased by that meagre distance – that’s a short day in the saddle for these now-seasoned cyclists. Again it was to be
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RACV Great Vic day 8: Alexandra to Healesville

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The Black Spur with no cars – the riding doesn’t get any better in this part of the world! For those unfamiliar with this famous roadway, it’s a winding climb over the misty Mystic Mountains from Marysville and descending through magnificent mountain ash and tree ferns to Healesville. That’s what 2014 Great Vic riders were
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Great Vic day 6

RACV Great Vic Day 6: rest day in Mansfield

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  After a tough day yesterday – emotionally and physically – it was good to take a day of rest on the 2014 RACV Great Vic. Yesterday was the sort of day we dread, when we lost a rider in a fatal collision. We didn’t have the heart to post about the day; Bicycle Network instead put
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