"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…"
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.
"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)…"
"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…"
"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…"