Bicycle Network: RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride
Day 9 - Torquay to Geelong ( RACV Great Vic Community Ride starts)
|Left to right: Torquay Esplanade, riding along 13th Beach, the Heads Cafe in Barwon Heads, and sunset over the bay at Geelong.
It's the final day of the RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride, unless of course you are riding the one day ride! We welcome riders on the RACV Great Vic Community Ride who will be joining us for the last day or your nine-day adventure. Upon exiting our campsite at Torquay, we’ll follow the esplanade right around Zeally Bay, where riders will experience panaramic views of this tranquil coastline.
You'll then briefly join the bike trail from Breamlea Rd to Blackrock Rd before continuing along another scenic coastal road by 13th Beach and into Barwon Heads. Stop off for a coffee or check out the boutique shops on the main street at this popular holiday town. After crossing the Barwon River, we’ll head inland to the Ballarine Hwy, before joining the Bellarine Railway trail which will take us into the finish site at Geelong Showgrounds.
You'll ride less than 10km of it, but the Bellarine Rail Trail is a 32km trail for walking and cycling built on the old railway line between Geelong and Queenscliff. Today's ride is an easy journey, virtually flat the whole way, and, for one day riders, encapsulates Victoria’s beautiful coastal areas and a rail trail all in one day.
Whether you have completed the nine, three or one day ride, congratulations! Hold your head high because you will have been a part of cycling history on the 30th RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride and ridden the Great Ocean Road.
|Ocean Grove - Barwon Heads Lions Club||Drinks, tea, Coffee, cakes, biscuits, BBQ||Barwon Heads Rest Area|
Great Coffee Moments, Slushies, Slurpees and More (Lunch Stop)
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