Bendigo to Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia

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Welcome to Bendigo, Victoria, Australia.

“Bendigo (/ˈbɛndɪɡoʊ/ BEN-dig-oh) is a city in Victoria, Australia, located in the Bendigo Valley near the geographical centre of the state and approximately 150 kilometres (93 mi) north-west of Melbourne, the state capital.” – https://wikipedia.org

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“As of 2022, Bendigo has a population of 103,818 making it Australia’s 19th-largest city by population. Bendigo is the fourth-largest inland city in Australia and the fourth-most populous city in Victoria. Bendigo is administered by the City of Greater Bendigo. The council area encompasses roughly 3,000 square kilometres, the city is surrounded by smaller towns and cities like Castlemaine and Heathcote.”

Bendigo to Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia: Video

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In this video, JOM and LGC (Lady Gravel Cyclist) follow a route of their own design, encompassing the outskirts of Bendigo, to Castlemaine, and return.

Continued from Above:

Castlemaine, Victoria

“Castlemaine (/ˈkæsəlmeɪn/ KASS-əl-mayn,[1] non-locally also /ˈkɑːs-/ KAHSS-) is a town in west central Victoria, Australia, in the Goldfields region about 120 kilometres (75 miles) northwest by road from Melbourne and about 40 kilometres (25 miles) from the major provincial centre of Bendigo. It is the administrative and economic centre of the Shire of Mount Alexander. The population at the 2021 Census was 7,506. Castlemaine was named by the chief goldfield commissioner, Captain W. Wright, in honour of his Irish uncle, Viscount Castlemaine.”

bendigo gravel cycling

bendigo gravel cycling

Reminder: ALWAYS BE A STEWARD FOR GRAVEL CYCLING: Respect the roads, respect the land, respect the locals, respect your fellow cyclists.

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castlemaine gravel cycling

castlemaine gravel cycling

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castlemaine gravel cycling

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