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Commute from Holland Park to Port of Brisbane! Can it be done safely?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Belinda Ward Mar 13. 9 Replies

Hi Brisbane,My family and i have recently relocated from the riding mecca of sunny Townsville and are still finding our feet so to speak.I have for many years enjoyed a 25km commute to work each…Continue

 

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Belinda Ward replied to Greg Forrestal's discussion Commute from Holland Park to Port of Brisbane! Can it be done safely?
Mar 13
Richard Bean replied to Greg Forrestal's discussion Commute from Holland Park to Port of Brisbane! Can it be done safely?
Mar 13
Belinda Ward replied to Greg Forrestal's discussion Commute from Holland Park to Port of Brisbane! Can it be done safely?
"Bulimba Creek Bikeway to Nursery Rd: turn off main midekway at Meadowbank St Park, to Donnington St, the follow that to Creek Rd. Creek Rd to Pine Mountain Rd (not too bad) where you turn right to get to the bikeway behind the Metropol Shopping…"
Mar 13
Belinda Ward replied to Greg Forrestal's discussion Commute from Holland Park to Port of Brisbane! Can it be done safely?
"From there, head straight down Queensport Rd (be careful on the evil corner at the bottom), do a lap of the Murarrie Crit track, and join the Bulimba Creek Bikeway for a pleasant meandering ride towards Carindale before chosing between one of a…"
Mar 13
Belinda Ward replied to Greg Forrestal's discussion Commute from Holland Park to Port of Brisbane! Can it be done safely?
"working back from the Port: * there is a nice new bikepath along the motorway from the Caltex truck stop at Kite St to the corner of Lytton Rd and Pritchard St. * Lytton Rd is pretty bad in patches. I avoid it outise Sundays and public holidays. The…"
Mar 13
Richard Bean replied to Greg Forrestal's discussion Commute from Holland Park to Port of Brisbane! Can it be done safely?
"I would sort of describe this as basically ride north on the Bulimba Bikeway (around Tristania Way) to the Murarrie Crit Track, then take Queensport Rd to get to the Gateway Bridge, but then east of the Gateway to your Aquarium Ave turn off, Lytton…"
Mar 13
Playdough replied to Greg Forrestal's discussion Commute from Holland Park to Port of Brisbane! Can it be done safely?
"Interesting. This was my take https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29460167"
Mar 13
Richard Bean replied to Greg Forrestal's discussion Commute from Holland Park to Port of Brisbane! Can it be done safely?
"I'm not an expert on the area, but OpenStreetMap usually provides something pretty good - although it needs some local knowledge to refine it because there aren't any tweakable settings. My classic example was riding from say Handel St…"
Mar 12
Playdough replied to Greg Forrestal's discussion Commute from Holland Park to Port of Brisbane! Can it be done safely?
"Hi Greg, Welcome to Brisbane.  I live on the north side of the river so I'm not overly familiar with cycling in that part of Brisbane, but according to the Open Cycle maps there's a bike route that starts from Cavendish Road High…"
Mar 10
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Commute from Holland Park to Port of Brisbane! Can it be done safely?

Hi Brisbane,My family and i have recently relocated from the riding mecca of sunny Townsville and are still finding our feet so to speak.I have for many years enjoyed a 25km commute to work each morning and afternoon and would very much like to ride to work now i live in the SE.I have to admit, the traffic here has currently scared the lycra off me, leaving me driving to work when i really want to be on the pushy.Can anyone suggest the safest way to ride from Nursery Rd Holland Park to Howard…See More
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What sort of riding do you do ?
Road Cycling, Mountain Biking
Where in Brisbane do you live ?
Holland Park West
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Giant Roadie
Cannondale TT
Rocky Mountain MT
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