The Mornington Peninsula, located about an hour south of Melbourne, Australia is a verified mecca for riding. 
Stunning coastal views, some killer climbs and of course, some lovely bike paths make this one of the destinations to ride and holiday in Victoria. 
This week, Pete Mills takes us on a trip from the entrance of Port Phillip Bay from Fort Nepean, up the coast to Sorrento and with a few inland deviations to climb up Arthur’s seat and into Red Hill. 
All these routes have been filmed on bright blue sky days. Join us for a spin.

Arthurs Seat Main Ridge and Red Hill Climbs

Good training ride starting on scenic Mt Martha esplanade riding up and over Arthurs Seat before descending towards Main Ridge. Be sure to use this time for recovery before tackling the hills of Main Ridge and the dippers of Shand’s Rd before climbing up to Red Hill. After getting this far enjoy the scenic descent of Arthurs Seat the climb you started with before a nice finish in Dromana by the water’s edge.

43.67KM
DISTANCE
1:45:40
DURATION
831M
ELEVATION

Frankston Mt Eliza via Wooralla rd Climb

Sunny ride heading out of Frankston by the bay starts by tackling some little local hills before descending twisty 2 bays rd before short ride along Moorooduc Hwy to climb the steep Wooralla Rd. Ride continues through Mt Eliza before a stunning descent down Oliver’s Hill finishing at Frankston beach.

21.84KM
DISTANCE
48:15
DURATION
322M
ELEVATION

Sorrento to Mornington

A flat training ride before reaching the hilly Mt Martha esplanade between the historic towns of Sorrento and Mornington. On the narrow scenic esplanade in Mt Martha the wonderful charity riders of Tour de Cure and their support vehicle were riding slowly and made it tight squeeze for cars and other cyclists to overtake. What became an awkward riding and filming moment actually became one of the features of the ride. The ride finishes at the very scenic Mornington Pier and yacht club.

40.38KM
DISTANCE
1:18:27
DURATION
216M
ELEVATION

Sorrento to Point Nepean Coastal Return Ride

Enjoy the early morning sun on spectacular Point Nepean from Sorrento and see the old historic Quarantine buildings and old forts of WW1 and WW2. Also famous for the mysterious disappearance of Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt in 1967. Presumed drowned. Keep an eye open for any signs of Harold.

23.22KM
DISTANCE
51:08
DURATION
280M
ELEVATION

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