Day 4 – Port Macquarie to Harrington (map & notes)

Ocean Drive, heading south out of Port, turned out to be pretty darn bike friendly, almost through to North Haven.  A combination of infrastructure -  bike lanes, (even through most roundabouts) and familiarity with cyclists, and thus an unprecedented amount of passing courtesy.   There are parts, of course, like most of Australia, where the …

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Day 3-Crescent Head to Port Macquarie via Maria River Rd (map and notes) 

We really, REALLY didn't want to ride on the highway between Port and Kempsey.  Wouldn't have wanted to before the upgrade with lack of shoulder, and speeds. It's possibly worse during construction, as in this section, a lot of the dual carriageway upgrade follows the alignment of the current/old highway. There are two dirt roads …

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