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Bombala - Orbost via C612 - sealed?

Discussion in 'Roads, Touring, Journeys, and Travel' at netrider.net.au started by cougs, Dec 11, 2015.

  1. Hi All

    Looking at the attached as part of a multi day trip I'm planning over the Xmas break

    Can anyone tell me if it's sealed the whole way?

    Much thanks Untitled.
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  2. There's two sections of well-maintained gravel totaling approximately 13 kilometres, the biggest of around 11km being just south of Bonang. The rest is asphalt.
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  3. Do it, you wont regret it!
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  4. i did it a couple of weeks ago and i regrat nothing
    those gravel sections- like mouth said are well maintained and easily negotiated.
  5. Thanks all, will keep it in the route!
  6. Yep as Icemaker said you won't regret it the Bonang is a wild road, a must do.
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  7. I found the short 2km bit just outside Delegate heading North-South was the worst. There's one bit that's downhill, corrugated, off camber and generally horrible. I did it twice in 3 weeks and both times I thought I was gonna stack. The second time I was ready for it, had a lighter bike, better rubber and it still fcuked me up.

    The 11km bit in the middle is easier but still fairly shit. I was managing about 40-50kmh through it. If they ever seal those sections then it'll be possibly the best stretch of motorcycle road in Australia. The fun of all the good bits more than outweighs the suffering on the dirt. Only the Omeo Highway from Mitta to Omeo compares to this imho. Maybe the Alpine Way Khanchoban to Jindabyne. And possibly the Eildon Jamieson Road if you do a U-turn at the Jamieson end and head straight back to Eildon to make it over a 100km of hardcore twisties.