Lots of cycling lately and not much blogging, so this will be four brief(ish) ride reports in one post.

Sat 2008-02-16:

Cycled Home to Noble Park (Yarraman), got the train to Oakleigh then cycled from Oakleigh to South Yarra via Kew. The full route was:

Stage #1: Home, Frankston, Seaford, (Dandenong Creek trail), Carrum, Bonbeach, Patterson Lakes, Bangholme, Dandenong South, (Eastlink trail), Keysborough, Noble Park.

Stage #2: Oakleigh, Hughesdale, Murrumbeena, (Boyd Park trail), Malvern East, (Gardiners Creek trail), Glen Iris, (Ferndale Park trail), (stop at Glen Iris Rd milk bar/cafe for a Coke and Mars bar and admire a recumbent trike), Ashburton, (Anniversary Outer Circle trail), Camberwell, Canterbury, Deepdene, Kew East.

Stage #3: Kew, Hawthorn, Burnley, (Yarra trail, north bank), Toorak, South Yarra.


Bike ride – 2008-02-16

Distance: 72.3 km
Time elapsed: 4 hours 4 mins
Average speed: 17.8 km/h

Fri 2008-02-23:

Home to Beaconsfield via Dandenong Creek and Princes Highway trails. Good strong tailwind for about half of the way.

Onboard photos:

Frankston to Beaconsfield

Distance: 51.2 km
Time elapsed: 2 hours 39 mins
Average speed: 19.3 km/h

Sun 2008-03-02:

Home to Frankston, then South Yarra to Ormond. The route was:

Stage #1: South Yarra, South Melbourne, a lap of the Albert Park F1 grand prix circuit, Middle Park, (Bayside trail), Albert Park, Port Melbourne, Fishermens Bend, (Lorimer Street), Docklands

Stage #2: Melbourne, (Yarra trail), South Yarra, Toorak, (Gardiners Creek trail), Kooyong, Malvern, Glen Iris, Malvern East, Murrumbeena (Boyd Park trail), Carnegie, Ormond.

Distance: 56.4 km
Time elapsed: 2 hours 52 mins
Average speed: 19.7 km/h

Wed 2008-03-05:

Home to Dromana (via Nepean Highway) and return (via The Esplanade).

Distance: 55.1 km
Time elapsed: 2 hours 48 mins
Average speed: 19.7 km/h

Total distance: 235 km
Total time elapsed: 12 hours 23 mins
Total average speed: 19 km/h


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