The best bike rides in Canberra
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Distance: 28km if you go the whole way around, but depending on your family you cheap Air max shoes might prefer to do one of the shorter stretches.
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Distance: likely somewhere between 1km and 5km
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Between Stromlo reps, Black Mountain and Mount Ainslie for the punishing climbs, the Cotter Uriarra Loop and the ultimate Canberra riding event Fitz’s Challenge, John was hard pressed to pick a favourite.
He did seem particularly enthusiastic about the Federal Highway to Lake George ride depending on where in Canberra you leave from, it’s around 100km all up.