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Tallangatta Double- Lk Hume Loop 76Kms(+720v/m) & Mt. Granya Loo

Melbourne Bicycle Touring Club
Event organized by Melbourne Bicycle Touring Club

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Meet at Tallangatta on Friday night or Saturday morning.

This is an accommodated overnighter with separate day rides on Saturday & Sunday.

Day 1
The Saturday ride will be the Lake Hume Loop starting at 9am. Bring some snacks for the morning stop, lunch will be at Bellbridge (43Kms)where the general store has a good variety of cooked food. After lunch we will ride back to our accomodation in Tallangatta and go for a pub meal.

0 - 9Kms Unsealed rail trail
9 - 18Kms Sealed road
18 - 25Kms Unsealed road
25 - 53Kms Sealed road
53 - 76Kms Unsealed rail trail

Check out the Hume route:

Day 2
The Sunday ride will be the Mt Granya Loop starting at 9am. We can drive to Old Tallangatta where the ride starts or we can ride there but this will add an extra 8Kms each way. Bring some snacks for the morning stop. Our lunch stop will be at the Granya Hotel (35Kms) where we can get a counter meal as long as we arrive between 12pm & 2pm, outside of these hours they will still provide sandwiches, rolls, etc. After lunch we will complete the loop back to our cars and decide what to do for dinner.

0 - 9Kms Sealed road
9 - 20Kms Unsealed road
20 - 52Kms Sealed road
52 - 60Kms Unsealed rail trail

Check out the Granya route:

We will keep up a reasonable pace but the priority will be to stay together.

Bikes to be in good working order, any type of bike with tyres suitable for unsealed surfaces will be ok.

You must have a spare tube and a puncture kit.

It's your responsibility to check the temperature for the day and carry the appropriate amount of water, remember that too much is better than not enough.

Remember the bits:
Cash, basic tools, tube, rain gear, water, snacks, etc.