Australian Motorcycle Roads Archive

My old blog was about where to ride in Australia. Most of that content has been deleted however I kept my list of ‘best roads’ first published 2006 and refreshed images and added Google maps.

Nice local roads – Old Mt Lindsey highway

The Mt Lindsey highway west beyond Woodenbong used to be rubbish. Terrible pot holes and patch work quilt repairs with the road buckled or sunken in places. And then you hit the gravel section which was never graded and all wash board corrugations. In 2016 I rode it west after […]

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Australia’s best motorcycle roads. The Manning Valley

From Gloucester to Taree runs the Buckett way, this is a nice road with good scenery. Recently the speed limits have been reduced which is a shame but that is how things are in the nanny state that Australia has become. West from Gloucester is another nice ride around the […]

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Australia’s best motorcycle roads. Murray River Rd

Of the many great rides I enjoyed in Victoria on recent my moto-gp tour, this one certainly stood out. I had faint memories of this road in my mind before riding it. I remember this road from when I was very young on holiday with my parents, caravan in tow. […]

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Australia’s Best Motorcycle Roads – Batlow road

The road from Tumut down to Batlow is a scenic open sweeping road with some grand high plains views in the apple growing region of Australia. Need to keep an eye on the speedometer I imagine along here but no denying this is a enjoyable ride. Sorry not much in […]

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Australia’s Best Motorcycle Roads – Ulong

The road up to the village of Ulong is the East Dorrigo way. This was an ok ride before but the surface was a mixed bag however now it has been resealed and some surveying improved and is one of the nicest flowing bits of road in the country. Nearly […]

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Australia’s Best Motorcycle Roads – Wyangala

There is a nice ride from north or Cowra to Boorowa via Wyangala. You visit the historic town of Woodstock as well can detour slightly to have great views of the Wyangala dam. The road offers riders and bit of everything, nice curves and a mountain pass as well as […]

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Australia’s best motorcycle roads. Brown Mountain

This is a great ride that leads into the Snowy Mountains highway or Monaro highway. It is also part of the four mountains of Bega ride that I posted elsewhere. Nice sweeping bends on the lower section then a classic climb and viewpoint at the top. I have no good […]

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Australias best motorcycle roads – Waterfall way

The Waterfall way is another of the fabulous rides in the New England Tablelands region. I love this road and especially riding downhill to Dorrigo as you are presented with some truly grand vistas of Australian high country. There is an excellent lookout before the lower section that is more […]

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Nice local roads – Tumbulgum

The Tumbulgum pub replaced the Uki pub as my favourite for lunch so I used to ride this road often. Then I usually went home via Numinbah valley having ridden over the Currumbin range on my way south. I have removed the original post as it was too old, please […]

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Australia’s best motorcycle roads. Whitfield

Mansfield to Whitfield. Here is another great ride in the north east highlands of Victoria. Mansfield is a town servicing the snow resorts you are spoiled for choices when it comes to food and coffee. Entering the hills more you will enjoy a road that has excellent surface and generous surveying […]

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Australia’s best motorcycle roads. Murray valley highway.

This road is open with expansive views which after rain are very pretty. The road is excellent surface and the surveying is sweeping bends enjoyable for any rider. I have removed the original post as it was too old, please open the map full screen to view listing of all […]

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