Gungahlin 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 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
Road cycling route. Gungahlin to Civic commuting. Map Komoot. Map data © OpenStreetMap contributors.

Bike path route

Along Sullivans Creek bike path.

  • Distance: 12.8 km
  • Estimated travel time: 42 min
Bike path route. Gungahlin 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 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.

Park bench and tress, Gungahlin. Photo credit - Joy Studio @joy.studio
Park bench and tress, Gungahlin. Photo credit – Joy Studio @joy.studio

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