Whitlam: Molonglo Valley or South Belconnen?

How far can you ride from Whitlam from the time of the first land release in March 2020? Belconnen is a 20 minute ride. The city is about 30 minutes away, but Coombs is also 30 minutes distant. It is a hard place to get out of, with no off-road bike paths beyond the firstContinue reading “Whitlam: Molonglo Valley or South Belconnen?”

Good and direct bike paths save time

The active travel infrastructure (facilities) are lagging in Coombs. Despite the Concept Plan being finalised in 2012 and the suburb established for several years, the active travel infrastructure is still not complete or sufficient. As the crow flies, Coombs and Belconnen are about the same distance from Civic centre, however, while commuting from Civic toContinue reading “Good and direct bike paths save time”

Isochrone plot generated with OpenRouteService

How far can you ride on a normal bike in Canberra in 60 minutes? The distance depends a great deal on the infrastructure and how direct and good it is. It has less to do with the type of bike you ride. Road and electric bikes are bit better than a “normal” bike, and anContinue reading “Isochrone plot generated with OpenRouteService”