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.
Riding on the bike path is about the same distance as riding on the road but slower. A number of routes are possible depending on where one starts in Gungahlin.
Road cycling route
Along Barton Highway and Northbourne Avenue.
- Distance: 12.5 km
- Estimated travel time: 32 min
Bike path route
Along Sullivans Creek bike path.
- Distance: 12.8 km
- Estimated travel time: 42 min
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 available as a website and smartphone app. Komoot can be used for free. It is worthwhile creating an account. The map data is from OpenStreetMap.