At first glance, Melbourne’s just a big city, arcing around a bay in the south-east of Australia. It is those things, but riders see places differently. They see things like this: to the south – roads tracing the coastline, dotted with thousands of cyclists. To the east – a range of low mountains covered with temperate rainforest and ferns, overlaid with a web of gravel and tarmac. To the north – endless rolling hills and quiet country roads. And in the inner suburbs, a bike culture that’s the envy of every other state capital.
With all this and more going for it, little wonder that Melbourne is considered Australia’s greatest cycling city.
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