Road Gravel MTB Where to Ride in Orange NSW

Welcome to Orange

A high altitude food and wine region in the Central West of NSW, Orange is located 3.5hrs west of Sydney and a similar distance north of Canberra. The town sits at an elevation of around 930m and is surrounded by hundreds of kilometres of excellent road, gravel & MTB riding.

The Ride Orange website provides a collection of cycling routes in the area, created by local cyclists and selected to offer the best rides through our stunning Central West landscapes on the quietest roads. The site also provides some local knowledge on where to stop, what to wear and gear selection. Enjoy.

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Featured Gravel Route

Millthorpe via Byng

A roundabout gravel way to get to Millthorpe. Head out through (the recently logged) Kinross Forest, then enjoy the rolling gravel roads around the 1830’s settlement Byng.

89km / 1120m / 3.5hrs

Featured Road Route

Neville

Stunning landscapes as you head South from Orange, through Blayney and on to Mandurama with Piggery Hill climb on the way home.

134km / 1648m / 5hrs

Featured MTB Trails

Lake Canobolas MTB Park

A series of trails across the road from Lake Canobolas, largely blue & green. Built and maintained by Orange Mountain Bike Club.

9km singletrack

Latest News

Forest Road Roadworks Update

Orange Council have begun to seal the road surface on Forest Road where the roadworks have been happening, near Hiney Road. The second layer of asphalt is due to be applied tomorrow (24th June) which should mean it’s OK to ride again from the weekend.

New Route: Mulyan Road

An out-and-back ride to the north of Orange, Mulyan Road is now live. It’s lightly rolling so perfect for an easy get out of town ride that takes about an hour and a half. There are a couple of short smooth (at time of writing…) gravel sections included which are …

New Route: Berrilee, Giles & Ginns

A nice combination of fire trails and open farmland gravel, Berrilee, Giles & Ginns is now live. The route is reasonably lumpy at 615m elevation gain over 44km with the longest climb 2.5km at 3.8%. Road condition varies, especially in the forest but should be OK on a gravel bike. …

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