VIDEO: Australian Gravel – The Last Ride of 2016

To mark the last day of 2016, I thought it a brilliant idea to explore the gravel roads near the South Australian hills town of Mount Barker. This is an area I have ridden in before. Because there are so many gravel roads beginning on the edge of town, and so many ways to link those roads together, it is easy to construct routes of varying length that are unique almost every single time.

As you will see in the video below, there are more than just gravel roads in the area. Plenty of climbing, gorgeous scenery, scrub and fire tracks, vineyards and almost no cars. Does it get any better?

Please enjoy my last ride of 2016 video in the beauty of High Definition, and featuring some very nice aerial drone footage.

Thanks for watching!

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  1. Avatar Dennis G

    Hey Jayson, always enjoy your videos, just another example of your hard efforts.


    Dennis G
    Raleigh NC

    • JOM JOM

      Thanks Dennis! Hope to have my New Year’s Day Gravel ride video online soon… bit of a juggling act at times.

  2. Avatar Luca

    Thank you for sharing these amazing sceneries.
    Just a question: seems that most of your ride are solo; do you have some kind of tracking or you have enough mobile phone coverage for any kind of assistance?

    • JOM JOM

      Hi Luca,

      Sometimes there is no phone coverage. I try to be self sufficient and plan routes that pass through towns regularly – I also carry tools and some spares.

  3. Avatar CitizenAZ

    How is the bike holding up?

    • JOM JOM

      Thus far, very well. I shall have to photograph it in detail here in Australia… it hasn’t been cleaned and is quite disgusting… but not skipping a beat.

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