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Canberra Centenary Trail Blaze

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Date(s) - 30/11/2013 - 01/12/2013
All Day

he Scenic Off-Road Tour for Everyone

A joint venture of CORC and Pedal Power, the 2013 Centenary Trail Blaze is a 130k off-road cycle event staged over 2 days.  A mass participation event rather than a competition, it showcases the newly commissioned Canberra Centenary Trail and its environs.

Each stage of the event is a loop of approximately 65k:

Stage 1: Southern Loop, Sat 30 Nov – Blundells Cottage to Tuggeranong & return;
Stage 2: Northern Loop, Sun 01 Dec – Blundells Cottage to Hall & return.

The 2 stages are on good quality fire roads and shared paths with gentle grades, suitable for cyclists with basic off-road riding skills.  Approximately 75% of the road surfaces are unpaved, but are suitable for any mountain bike and most other bicycles with the right tyres.  Interaction with motor traffic is minimal, confined to a few road crossings.