Philip Mallis

Tag: Main Yarra Trail

  • Bicycle trip: Diamond Creek Trail

    We really are lucky to have so many more or less contiguous off-road paths in Melbourne. Many other cities don’t posses these types of important transport and recreational corridors through green open space. As part of my quest to ride along all of them in Victoria, yesterday I travelled to Diamond Creek via the Diamond…

  • Bicycle trip – North Balwyn to Bundoora loop (Part 2)

    (Continued from Part 1 here). Bundoora – Viewbank Riding back through the subdivision, I crossed the Plenty River on the Greensborough Bypass bridge to get down to the Plenty River Trail as I had originally intended. The view from this bridge, probably lost on the cars speeding past at 80+ km/h, was quite stunning across…

  • Bicycle trip – North Balwyn to Bundoora loop (Part 1)

    After a few days of pretty horrible weather (for summer anyway), Wednesday looked like the most bike ride-friendly day for the week. One route that I had been meaning to try was up to the Plenty Valley Parklands – a good 45 kilometre round trip (note the privacy buffer in the map below). North Balwyn…