The Country Road
As this ride leaves Maffra it travels to Newry through quiet back roads and flat farming land. After a short steep section, it crosses the Macalister River at Lanigans Bridge to the Glenmaggie Weir Wall and follows the edge of the lake for several kilometres, before turning to Heyfield, then to Tinamba and heading back through flat dairy country.
Distance: 55km return
Track: Sealed road
Grade: Level 2–3. Level 2 – Suitable for most ages and fitness levels, some riding experience recommended. Level 3 – Challenging rides requiring experience and a good level of fitness.
Note: While this ride is a reasonable distance, it is mostly flat riding on quiet back roads.
Getting there: Travel via Monash Freeway (M1) and Princes Highway (A1) to Kilmany and take the C487 turn off to Maffra approximately 220km east of Melbourne.