Not every worthwhile escape from Canberra involves significant use of gravel roads. So, we’re branching out a little: this page includes some of my favourites for a day trip on country roads that are not necessarily gravel. You can even break some of them up with an overnight stay if you are so inclined. Some I’ve done numerous times, others once (so many routes, so little time). All are recommended ways of getting out from the city by road bike, bikepacker, or whatever takes your fancy.
For more adventurous rides such as multi-day flashpacking (ie bikepacking without any camping), see the Bikepacking page. Not everyone’s cup of tea, but a great way to explore the countryside.
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