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Cycling from and to Melbourne Airport

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonathan Nolan Aug 2. 8 Replies

I will  be coming to Melbourne for a short stay soon. Is the route described on Bikely  …Continue

 

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Jonathan Nolan replied to Tony Burns's discussion Cycling from and to Melbourne Airport
"An update on this route:  http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/Melbourne-Airport-to-Docklands-bikepath Works really well. At the point where Marker Road ends there are 3 massive signs saying 'private property trespassers prosecuted'…"
Aug 2
Spike Hair replied to Tony Burns's discussion Cycling from and to Melbourne Airport
"Why not ride it back from Sydney?! The airport is changing a lot! It's been a few months since I last experienced it for myself, so I can't say what it is like now to ride through. Generally speaking though, Melrose Drive (to Airport West…"
Mar 30, 2012
bikinbruce replied to Tony Burns's discussion Cycling from and to Melbourne Airport
"Hi, That is the basic route we had friends from the states ride to our house on when they came to visit us in 2008. I was just up that way a month or 2 ago, there is a detour involving a good climb to cross over the western ring road. Construction…"
Mar 30, 2012
Hamish Lane replied to Tony Burns's discussion Cycling from and to Melbourne Airport
"I'm also keen to hear about people's opinions on routes between Melbourne Airport and the city. I've just moved to Melbourne and my bike is still up in Sydney. Planning on picking it up over a weekend (excuse to see the folks again)…"
Mar 29, 2012
John Knox replied to Tony Burns's discussion Cycling from and to Melbourne Airport
"I've been using most of this route to cycle commute to the city for many years now. Mainly bike lanes these days which is a big improvement. Be careful at the Mount Alexander Rd/Flemington Rd/CityLink junction - it can get messy (use the…"
Jul 12, 2010
Steve Jay replied to Tony Burns's discussion Cycling from and to Melbourne Airport
"I've also used this route, too. It's a little more scenic and less trafficked than the industrialised Keilor Rd."
Jul 12, 2010
Steve Jay replied to Tony Burns's discussion Cycling from and to Melbourne Airport
"This is my favourite route, honed by doing a long distance relationship between Hobart and Melbourne for 18 months before moving here. Traffic can be a little heavy, but there are loads of cycle lanes and it's quick and direct, setting down in…"
Jul 12, 2010
Tony Burns posted a discussion

Cycling from and to Melbourne Airport

I will  be coming to Melbourne for a short stay soon. Is the route described on Bikely  http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/Melbourne-Airport-to-Docklands-bikepath suitable to ride from and to Melbourne airport? I have looked at this route using Google Earth and their seems to be a gate or fence at the airport end. Any advise would be appreciated.RegardsTony See More
Jul 11, 2010
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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Utility/Transport, Road Cycling, Recreational, Touring
Where in Melbourne or nearby do you live ?
Sydney
Now tell us about your bicycles ...
Surly Lht
Surly Pacer
Bianchi Camaleonte
Mavin Star mountain bike
What is the best thing about riding?
it is fun and good exercise
A few words about yourself. (This bit is entirely optional!)
I like cycling

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