Hi all,I'm considering getting a bike to commute to work, however I haven't ridden a bike for 20 years and I'll only consider it if I can avoid busy/stressful/dangerous roads.I'll be starting at 7th…Continue
"Interesting, perhaps I should temper my speed aspirations. I'm working on minimising unnecessary braking, being more aerodynamic (flat bar road bike), and maintaining more speed up the hills, but perhaps the stopping and starting will be the…"
"I commute from Clayfield, and pretty much follow the same route from near Wooloowin station to the CBD. I only average about 22km/h inbound on my commuter bike. It's the slowest of all my regular rides.
I think that it's just a…"
"By the way, I ended up following Playdoughs route more or less exactly, at an average speed of 20-22kph. I can tell I have a long way to go with my cycling fitness (hoping to go faster!), but even now it's not taking much longer than the bus…"
"Thanks for the help guys, and apologies for the late reply.
I did eventually get a bike and I have now done the commute a few times, based on both suggestions above. It's all been going well, nice and safe with minimal time around busy…"
"My quiet route from the outer north to the King George Square via 7th Brigade Park, designed to avoid known issues like the Kittyhawk Drive intersection. I haven't been riding much this year due to a knee injury, but if you're keen I…"
"There are plenty of northside commuters on here who will be able to give you good advice, however here is my route to and from the city.
I would recommend the return route from the city on this strava activity as the best inbound route as well, but…"
Hi all,I'm considering getting a bike to commute to work, however I haven't ridden a bike for 20 years and I'll only consider it if I can avoid busy/stressful/dangerous roads.I'll be starting at 7th Brigade Park (just to the NE of the Chermside shopping centre) and travelling to Town Hall (City Hall?) in the city on Ann st. How would I go about figuring out a good route? Happy to ride a few kms further if it means a safer route. I'll be riding between 6-7am, coming home after 7pm.Any advice…See More