Venturing just outside the King Valley, this challenging ride starts with a pinchy climb on Peipers Lane, followed by a fast descent into Myrrhee. Next, follow Upper Fifteen Mile Creek Road for 12km into the State Forest towards Tolmie. Learn about the ambush of Ned Kelly and his gang at Stringybark Creek Historic Reserve before returning to Whitfield via undulating forest tracks and a fast sealed descent.
Places of interest on this ride:
1. Weave through gorgeous tall timber forest on backroads and tracks.
2. Visit, the site of an infamous shootout between police and Ned Kelly’s gang at Stringybark Creek Historic Reserve.
3. Treat yourself to a post-ride feed at the Mountain View Hotel.
Elevation Gain: +1582m