New road ride book

This book contains the road ride maps from this site. There are nine A4 sized maps, showing 16 road rides. with detailed route descriptions, elevation profiles and local photographs. The rides are on surfaced roads, suitable for road bikes, gravel bikes, hybrids or MTBs. All start and finish at Maldon Post Office but they are …

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CMRT ‘Make History’ Walk

Book now for this special walk on 22 May to explore heritage along the former historic rail line between Guildford and Strangways, through Dja Dja Wurrung country. This 9km walk by GDTA and CMRT will help mark ‘where it all began’ when CMRT’s campaign for a world-class trail is successful. Read more here

Australian Cycling Economy Report

The total contribution of cycling to the Australian economy in 2020 was $16.8 billion, and cycling supports more than 30,000 jobs, according to a major report by Ernst & Young, recently launched by the Federal Treasurer. Other information in the report includes: 1.7 million bikes were purchased in 2020, worth approximately $1.5 billion. Cycle tourism …

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The Maldon Classic

The Maldon Classic 2022 was held in early March and was very successful. The next event will be The Maldon Classic 2024, which will be held on the weekend of 3 & 4 March 2024. See the event website for further information.

Mount Alexander Cycling

Mount Alexander Cycling is a new peak body, formed to promote cycling in Mount Alexander Shire and act as an advocacy group for all cyclists. Recently, in the bike-decorated gardens of The Hub Plot in Castlemaine, Mount Alexander Cycling (MAC) was launched. It has representatives from most of the cycling-related groups in this region.  Each …

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Castlemaine-Maryborough Rail Trail

Castlemaine-Maryborough Rail Trail Inc. has been formed to promote the transformation of the disused railway corridor from Castlemaine to Maryborough into a rail trail that will provide another great local place to ride and attract tourists to these two cities and the regional communities of Guildford, Newstead and Carisbrook.