Sydney East Jigsaw Pieces

I have put together 2 different jigsaw puzzles in the East of Sydney. Jump to read about the eastern pieces in the worlds biggest puzzle here.

Randwick LGA Map

Here is a map that comprises of 15 different rides which when put together form a jigsaw. In this case I show the rides on top of CyclOSM cyclemap. This is my patch, Randwick LGA.   You can see the jigsaw in Google MyMaps here

The Worlds Biggest Puzzle

The Sydney Jigsaw map is getting really big with over 800km of combined loops.  Certainly has been interesting riding and building it and still lots to do. One area that is complete and that is the Sydney Eastern suburbs.  Here I have completed 4 different loops and as its the Eastern Suburbs where there isn’t that much cycling infrastructure, its mostly roads.  That saying the roads that I have ridden for the Jigsaw are generally really popular with cyclists.  I recommend riding all these roads early on the weekends until you get the hang of them. Descriptions of the rides follow and here is the Eastern Suburbs cycling page where you find a lot of details on these trails and more.

Click here for map  or here for all rides in RideWithGPS


La Perouse
La Perouse Ride

The very popular La Perouse Ride.  Start at Centennial Park and head east up Darley Rd. Follow roads all the way to Malabar where you catch a path or two.  Then its decent quiet and wide roads (any day) to Little Bay and La Perouse. Return through Heffron Park and Banks Avenue to Centennial Park.

Definitely a ride for early on Saturdays or Sundays when the car drivers are still in bed.

Distance: 32 km   – Ride here >>


Centennial to Botany

This ride takes in the popular Centennial to Redfern station route and Wilson St cycleway.. Then its down past Sydney Park and the back streets of Botany to ride around the long and skinny Sir Joseph Banks park. Then you return via Wentworth Avenue and traditional cycle roads to the edge of Centennial Park

Distance: 28km  Ride Here >>

Sir Joseph Banks Park


Waverley to Watsons Bay
Waverley to Watsons

This is your classic road riders track down to Watsons Bay and back via Bondi Beach and Bronte Beach. Then you follow part of the Sydney 2000 Olympic racing circuit back to Centennial Park.

Far better to ride early on a Sunday or maybe a Saturday.  Lots of climbing. Terrific on an eBike.

Distance: 36 km  Ride Here >>

Dover Heights Bondi Beach


Sydney 2000 Olympic 

A reasonable follow of the circuit that the cyclists rode in 2000 at the Sydney Olympic games.  Have also included the Moore Park Rd Popup lane and one lap of centennial park but no doubt that will turn into 5 laps and a coffee.  Official 2000 Olympic Track here

18km with one lap of the park.   Ride Here >>

Bronte Beach very early

Read more about the worlds biggest puzzle here

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