Exploring The Top Five Bike-friendly Cities In Australia

It is well known that the greenest, healthiest as well as the most fun way to explore a city is on bike. It offers an opportunity or a chance to stumble on every nook and cranny that cannot be explored in a car or by tour bus. If you are also planning for one such adventurous break or vacation, then this post gives you the low-down on where to head to with your bike in Australia.

Canberra

Whether you are an obsessive off-road or on-road biker, or you simply love the idea of spending your vacation on a bike with your family or friends then Canberra is definitely a top choice. One can hire bike to explore the capital of Australia from one end to another. Stromlo Forest Park due to the downhill and cross-country paths is one of the biggest attractions for the mountain bikers. This is also the place where the international events of bike riding have been getting hosted every year.

Perth

The beaches of Perth are magical and as such you wouldn’t want to miss cycling the flat 12k City to the Sea route that starts from the central railway station moving through the beautiful parkland and reserves.

One can hire a bike to the nearest Swan Valley to explore the cycle trails, which wind past number of breweries, wineries, and the craft shops.

Adelaide

Adelaide is another great city to cycle. Every year in the month of January, South Australia hosts the International Tour Down race. There are various types of rides that one can enjoy at Adelaide that includes the River Torrens, beaches, Gentle climbs, wine trails and historic suburbs. If you want to add much more adventure to or challenges then you can opt for the Mt Lofty climb, which is a stretch of 727 meters that also consist of some flat sections in it. You can get several nodes in this city from where you can also hire bikes of your choice.

Brisbane

Exploring the city, Brisbane of Australia on a bike is a great, cheap, unique and healthy idea that one can opt for while vacationing in this city. There are many bike stations available in this city from where a visitor can hire a bike for sightseeing or for picnic. If you want to spend your vacation away from the crowd then, Toohey forest or the Boondall wetlands are some of the places that are best to explore on bike.

Victorian Alps

If you are searching for perfect city for your vacation to spend in Australia then Victorian Alps is can be one of your option. To add up much more pleasure, fun and adventure in your trip or vacation you can explore the city on bike, as this city is also considered as one of the most bike-friendly cities in Australia. One can cover the entire route of Melbourne to the Bendigo on your bike while riding through the wine regions, canyons, farmlands along with the long decent and attractive from Mount Buffalo.

 

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    December 24, 2012 at 12:40 pm #

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    February 15, 2013 at 1:15 pm #

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