Mixed Terrain Calendar 2013

As many know already, where the bitumen ends is where the real fun begins. Forget the stress of dealing with unsympathetic traffic, exhaust fumes and noise, and discover the roads less travelled...

In 2013 the Victoria Region is offering the more mixed terrain and dirt rides. C'mon, let's hit the gravel!

Saturday 20 Apr: Follow the River 100

The first of two days of Dirt. Expect great scenery, low traffic and mixed terrain in Strzelecki Ranges.

Start: Yarragon.
Check the route map.
To join the ride, please contact the ride organiser at least three days before.
Entry: $6 (members), $16 (non-members)

Sunday 21 Apr: Follow the Ridge 100

The second day of Dirt. The fun continues on the return leg of the weekend adventure. Expect more great scenery, low traffic and mixed terrain.

Start: Foster.
Check the route map.
To join the ride, please contact the ride organiser at least three days before.
Entry: $6 (members), $16 (non-members)

Saturday 5 Oct: La Trobe Travails 200

Tour the La Trobe from east to west, via the Bunyip State Park, explore the head waters of the Trargo Reservoir. Views and gravel in equal portions.

Start: Pakenham.
Check the route map.
To join the ride, please contact the ride organiser at least three days before.
Entry: $6 (members), $16 (non-members)

Saturday 7 Sep & Sunday 8 Sep: Daylesford Bobby Dazzler

Three rides (35km, 70km, and 100km) over two days to get the coveted Dirt Series Award in one glorious weekend.

Start: Daylesford
To join the ride, please contact the ride organiser at least three days before.
Entry (per ride): $6 (members), $16 (non-members)

Saturday 26 Feb: Hurst So Good 100

Take a ride on the Hurstbridge Line, where we'll travel the back roads, gravel roads, and fire trails to Whittlesea, Kinglake and back.

Missing one ride needed to bag a Dirt Award? This is the last one for the season.

Start: Wattle Glen.
To join the ride, please contact the ride organiser at least three days before.
Entry: $6 (members), $16 (non-members)

[Postponed] Date TBA: Crook in Tallarook 100

Mixed terrain randonee through the little known Tallarook state forest. Returning via the Goulburn River High Country Rail Trail.

Start: Tallarook.
Check the route map.
To join the ride, please contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at least three days before.
Entry: $6 (members), $16 (non-members)

All of the above rides are unsupported Audax brevet rides. A completed ride entry form and ride fees are required for each ride (member fees apply to Audax and Cycling Australia members).