Bicycle Network: Skill Up
Training rides around Belgrave, Melbourne
There are a number of interesting training rides that begin and end near Belgrave.
There are a number of rides that begin and end near Belgrave. Short, long, hilly, flat - whatever your training needs, you're sure to find it here! Mix and match the rides to create your perfect session.
Cotswold Farm, 16km
A good quick circuit with a 300 metre altitude gain and equal descent. Great views, and a good training ride for the moderately fit.
Emerald Tour, 31km
A brilliant little loop that's not only scenic but great as a fitness/time test, as there are no right-hand turns or lights. Return time and again to time yourself and track your improvement! Includes 500 metre climb and descent.
Piggy Back Hill Session, 48km
One hill piggy backs onto the next, hence the name! Think improving your climbing ability, increasing endurance, and roaring down some fast and steep hills. Forget the Sunday amble, this route is all about training.
Piggery Hill, 52km
A great intermediate ride, for its good length with undulating terrain and beautiful scenery. Named for the old piggery atop the Beenak Road hill.
For detailed information, difficulty ratings and maps of all these rides and more, visit the Bike Now website.