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Ballarat to Skipton Rail Trail

An excellent rail trail running through rural areas and well away from traffic, some 53km in total.We drove to Linton intending to ride uphill towards Ballarat. But once we got going up the hill from Linton I assumed we were going up hill to Ballarat and I didn’t check our direction. It turns out we were going downhill to Skipton; meaning there would be a hard ride home. I was wondering why the mile posts were saying the distance to Skipton and not Ballarat. I was enjoying the ride too much to notice it.

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