C’ roads are generally two lane sealed roads with shoulders. ‘C’ roads provide important links between population centres and between these centres and the primary transport network. An example of a ‘C’ road is the Geelong-Portarlington Road (C123).
The good thing about “C” routes is that they really are the road less travelled. Not much traffic, not many police and you get to see things you otherwise would miss.
Such as riding over a crest on the Burke & Wills Track near Mia Mia, and having a kangaroo bound down the road in front of you. Skippy was bouncing along at 25 km/h, before he decided to bound into the bush.
The other thing, you get to drop in to shops which have the “Best Shop Award” for the last 5 years running. The cynic would wonder how so many bakeries/restaurants in the same region, can win so many different prizes? Made up awards??? Surely not!
(with thanks to Smee for suggesting the Echuca Route)