Archive for December, 2007

Australia’s best motorcycle roads. Mt Panorama and surrounds

The Mount Panorama race circuit is a public road and I think any Australian will enjoy to ride around here having seen the famous race to then see the track in real life will delight and surprise because it is much steeper and tighter than the cameras make out. But […]

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Australia’s best motorcycle roads. Bells line of road.

I joined this road just before Kurrajong. A steep climb up to the plateau, at the top a lookout awaits but when I visited the weather was cloudy and hazy. Now along a scenic but touristy section of the road then as things these thin out riding the ridges of […]

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Australia’s best motorcycle roads. Putty Road.

This is probably the first route in Australia I ever read about as a good motorcycle ride. For people in Sydney I guess this might be the number one ride? It is a great bit of tar. Quite a few road side crosses of riders that took it too serious […]

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Australia’s best motorcycle roads. Wooton Way

The Pacific highway in it’s older form was a far more interesting road than it is now. Twisting and turning its way around every mountain and valley. Surveyors earned their money in those times because gradients needed to be milder for lower powered vehicles with drum brakes. Now new highways […]

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Australias best motorcycle roads – Kangaroo Valley

This is a really beautiful area. It reminds me of Numinbah valley in QLD I ride often, but both are unique places. From Nowra NSW there is a superb ride from what is basically sea level straight up the side of the two mountains that lie to the northwest. The […]

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Australias best motorcycle roads – Thunderbolts way

Thunderbolts way is a good ride but not everyone seems to like it. From the north the road used to be a bit uneven, if you have suspension set compliant for typical Aussie roads this should not be an issue. From Walcha to Nowendoc it is straight but I don’t […]

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