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Brisbane to Melbourne, the long way down?

Discussion in 'Roads, Touring, Journeys, and Travel' at netrider.net.au started by Bumblebeeman1150, Dec 18, 2010.

  1. Hi all,



    I'm planning a run from Brisbane to Melbourne in March to see my son. I thought I'd take four or five days to get there, by the most scenic but logical route I can put together.

    Then, and forgive me for this, I plan to give the bike to a specialist bike freighter and fly back, thus giving me at least three more days with my son, out of a two-week break from work. :bolt:

    The only must-do bits of the trip would be Bathurst, Canberra and the Alpine Way. I love a good twisty road but not five days straight of them.

    Any ideas for a bitchin' itinerary out there? The map has plenty of options but I don't know many of the roads south of Coffs on the coast and Tamworth to the west.

    Cheers,

    Peter
     
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  2. Here's my way. Takes in the Thunderbolt, The Putty, Bell's Line, Bathurst, Part of the Alpine, The Granya Gap, The Whitfield run and a pleasant non highway entry into Melbourne. 5 days @ 500km/day.

    MAPPY LINKY
     
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  3. Thanks Chris, just what I was looking for, as it ticks the main boxes nicely. And IC's plan does at least get me home.
     
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