Appropriate dirt tracks for 700c bike.

Appropriate dirt tracks for 700c bike.

Postby fidjit » Mon May 06, 2013 11:14 am

Though I've bought my bike for commuting wanted to do some more interesting dirt rides (hence the trek 8.4 :) )

Any suggestions for nicely formed dirt beside the pipeline track greatly appreciated.
Posts: 8
Joined: Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:53 pm

by BNA » Mon May 06, 2013 8:04 pm


Re: Appropriate dirt tracks for 700c bike.

Postby LG » Mon May 06, 2013 8:04 pm

Out of Hobart, but one of my favorite loops on my road bike is from Dunalley out to Marion Bay, Bream Creek, Kellevie, Copping, Marion Bay and back to Dunalley. Quiet roads, mostly dirt - but pretty qood quality, fantastic scenery, and good to support the fire devastated community by buying something at the local shops. The bakery has re-opened at a new location in town.
LG = Low Gear
Posts: 1038
Joined: Sat Nov 08, 2008 9:46 am
Location: Southeast Tasmania

Re: Appropriate dirt tracks for 700c bike.

Postby rangersac » Wed May 08, 2013 12:57 pm

There are some tracks around Ridgeway, leading down to Waterworks, which are manageable on a 700cc bike. If you are feeling a bit more adventurous there is a fire trail that runs from basically the end of Westringa Rd down to Scotts Rd, which you could then loop by going back up Summerleas Rd to the pipeline. It has a couple of rough sections that you'd need to take slowly, but most of it would be fine.
De Rosa Macro | Trek 8000ZR | Gemini Steelie
User avatar
Posts: 621
Joined: Thu May 24, 2012 11:01 am
Location: Snug, Tasmania

Re: Appropriate dirt tracks for 700c bike.

Postby master6 » Wed May 08, 2013 6:02 pm

A good course on a road bike, with a dirt component, is Sorell, Forcett, Delmore Rd, Nugent Rd, and back to Sorell
Posts: 2607
Joined: Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:37 pm
Location: depends on who is asking, and why.

Return to Tasmania

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users

Support BNA
Click for online shops
Torpedo 7 Torpedo7 AU
Ground Effect Ground Effect NZ
Chain Reaction Cycles CRC UK
Wiggle Wiggle UK
Cycling Express Cycling Express
Ebay Ebay AU
ProBikeKit ProBikeKit UK
Evans Cycles Evans Cycles UK
JensonUSA Jenson USA
JensonUSA Competitive Cyclist