Belconnen to Civic commuting

Optimal routes are rare, but there are ‘better’ routes. People have different cycling preferences. Road riding and off-road cycling are found here. Road lanes and bike paths may not be continuous but there is usually enough to make a worthwhile route.

Overview

Riding on the bike path is 1.2 km further (14%) and 9 min slower (33% greater travel time).

Road cycling route

  • Distance: 8.5 km
  • Estimated travel time: 27 min
Road cycling route. Belconnen to Civic commuting. Map Komoot. Map data © OpenStreetMap contributors.

Bike path route

  • Distance: 9.7 km
  • Estimated travel time: 36 min
Bike path route. Belconnen to Civic commuting. Map Komoot. Map data © OpenStreetMap contributors.

Usage

The maps and routes are available on Komoot. The routes may differ to the official CBR Cycle Routes (that have grown historically). The routing algorithm and travel time estimates are derived from Komoot using standard settings. Komoot is free, and is available as a website and smartphone app. It is worthwhile creating an account. The map data is from OpenStreetMap.

Main Community Route (MCR), Belconnen Bikeway, Belconnen, Canberra
Main Community Route (MCR), Belconnen Bikeway, Belconnen, Canberra

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