Need a 40km-60km weekday morning route (preferably a loop)

Need a 40km-60km weekday morning route (preferably a loop)

Postby laager » Sun Apr 03, 2011 9:26 am

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by BNA » Sun Apr 03, 2011 10:58 am

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Re: Need a 40km-60km weekday morning route (preferably a loo

Postby goneriding » Sun Apr 03, 2011 10:58 am

From Oxley you can go out around Jindalee and Seventeen Mile Rocks and Mt Ommany.

Bikely link for the loop
http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/Jindalee-Westlake-Loop

If you start from Indooroopilly/Chelmer you'll get the distance.
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Re: Need a 40km-60km weekday morning route (preferably a loo

Postby gordy » Sun Apr 03, 2011 1:40 pm

Start Murrarie Crit track, over the Gateway to Nundah crit track and then follow the MBC to Sandgate and return.
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Postby laager » Sun Apr 03, 2011 2:45 pm

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Re: Need a 40km-60km weekday morning route (preferably a loo

Postby marinmomma » Sun Apr 03, 2011 5:17 pm

What about out to Wynnum and back? But the return leg might be traffic heavy.
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Postby gordy » Sun Apr 03, 2011 6:44 pm

laager wrote:
gordy wrote:Start Murrarie Crit track, over the Gateway to Nundah crit track and then follow the MBC to Sandgate and return.
Not a bad idea, but I should have mentioned that we'll be trying to average around 40km/h so looking for something a little faster and wider than the MBC.

That could be difficult if you are looking for quiet roads on a week day. That's why I chose bike tracks.
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Re: Need a 40km-60km weekday morning route (preferably a loo

Postby dclnmurray » Mon Apr 04, 2011 7:59 am

Thats a tough one as it is either roads or tracks. Roads are busy and tracks are populated with walkers other slow cyclists etc.
For a fast run on roads I would probably pick maybe the service road from Beenleigh to Coomera and back. Go to Beenleigh by train for a south and north run or Coomera and do a north south run.

Anything around the city is going to be tough I reckon.

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Re: Need a 40km-60km weekday morning route (preferably a loo

Postby Waza » Mon Apr 04, 2011 10:09 am

The Beenleigh - Coomera is one i do a fair bit as i live at Ormeau. and its fairly fast and not to many hills.
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Re: Need a 40km-60km weekday morning route (preferably a loo

Postby lethoso » Mon Apr 04, 2011 4:57 pm

Yah, I'd recommend something out nebo/dayboro/samford way.
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Re: Need a 40km-60km weekday morning route (preferably a loo

Postby so blue » Wed Apr 06, 2011 1:55 pm

Goat Track closed
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Re: Need a 40km-60km weekday morning route (preferably a loo

Postby notwal » Sun Apr 10, 2011 9:02 pm

so blue wrote:Goat Track closed


Ooh I didn't know that. How does one check on the status in future?
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Re: Need a 40km-60km weekday morning route (preferably a loo

Postby lethoso » Mon Apr 11, 2011 6:51 pm

notwal wrote:
so blue wrote:Goat Track closed


Ooh I didn't know that. How does one check on the status in future?


it's closed indefinitely afaik.
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Re: Need a 40km-60km weekday morning route (preferably a loo

Postby Purt » Fri Apr 15, 2011 8:47 pm

so blue wrote:Goat Track closed


It's fine for riding/walking/running.

It seems every time I use it I'll see 2 or 3 people.


Just watch out for the rocks....
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