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[Aug 23, 2016] Southern Tasmania, Hobart - Cygnet Loop (Hobart, Tasmania)

Discussion in 'Other States' at netrider.net.au started by Brendan Carley, Aug 23, 2016.

Southern Tasmania, Hobart - Cygnet Loop
Start Date: Aug 23, 2016 09:00
End Date: Aug 23, 2016 12:00
Time Zone: Australia/Sydney +10:00 AEST

Location:
Hobart
Hobart
Hobart, Tasmania 7000

Posted By: Brendan Carley

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  1. Looks like the weather will be ok so a ride is in order.

    Riding from Hobart to Cygnet and back via Channel Highway with a couple of detours possible


     
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  2. A quick detour on today's ride lead to a nice photo opportunity
    aDSC_0527.
     
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  3. That's on our list for next february Brendan, a great loop.
     
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  4. Where was that photo taken Brendan?
     
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  5. The photo was taken at Howden looking out towards Bruny Island and the other side of North West Bay
     
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  6. Nice. I haven't been over down that way yet, relatively new to the Island.
     
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  7. Nice. I only got as far as Richmond today!
     
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  8. I did that loop in a car last week. Not as much fun :rolleyes:
     
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  9. Ahh but how many times did you ride to Richmond ? I'm often riding on Tuesdays each week
     
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  10. Lots and lots! But I only had a bit under two hours spare. So much for thinking retirement meant that I could do whatever whenever. I'm just getting out when I can at the moment, getting used to the new bike when the weather and other activities allow.
     
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  11. Some nice roads around Richmond though, can't complain!
     
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  12. There certainly are. I have a tendency to head up the Derwent Valley, probably because it's the fastest way out of town for me.
     
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  13. I'm over this side of the bridge out past Sorell. Slowly exploring my surrounds by bike! I like looping around to Richmond as there's always a good place to stop for coffee/food as long as you avoid the tourists. East coast has some stunning roads too!
     
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  14. sounds like a quick Richmond mid week meet up is in order.
     
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  15. Sounds like a plan. Now we just have to find a day when we can all make it.
     
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  16. I can do Sunday Monday or Tuesday
     
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  17. Either Monday or Tuesday are good for me.
     
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  18. I'm up north, but my partner is from Forcett, so I've done a bit of riding around Richmond.

    If you are looking for a nice quick route, I can highly recommend this:
    Google Maps

    The little twisty bit past Craigbourne Dam is fun.
     
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  19. Have you tried Runnymede to Oatlands via Woodsdale/Levendale/Parattah?
     
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  20. the 'coke bottle ride' is sweet ride to do as a loop. around 300km goes up past colebrook Campbell town lake leak and back through swansee / orford
     
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