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  • Iron Cove and Cooks River Area

    Iron Cove and Cooks River Area

    This page is about the trails in the Iron Cove and Cooks River trail area of Sydney.  That includes great trails around Canada Bay, Balmain, Earlwood and more. Read about the Cooks river trail further down the page Here are all the videos Iron Cove Head on down to Iron Cove in the inner west…

  • The Cooks River trail is the only decent cycling shared path connection from the west of Sydney to the east (20 km). From it you can ride to Iron Cove and Newtown via Kermit’s way and there is a trail to Salt Pan Creek as well thru Earlwood. At the eastern end is the airport…

  • The Bridges of the Cooks River

    The Bridges of the Cooks River

    If you are going to ride around Sydney, one trail you will definitely end up on will be the Cooks River trail.  The Cooks River before Sydney got big, ran from Chullora near Bankstown to Botany Bay. It used to consist of lots of marshlands and was probably a pretty good source of water to…

  • Every year BikeTrail.Blog and friends announce the best new cycling infrastructure across the whole of Sydney.  Previous prize winners can be found here 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019 and 2018 To win, there must be an increase in the numbers of people using the path or facility, the path or bridge or tunnel has to pretty…

  • Discover all the videos

    Discover all the videos

    One of the unique things about most of the videos on BikeTrail.Blog is that they are designed to show a cycle trail  – warts and all.  Generally those videos comprise of a slideshow of photos and mini videos in order from beginning of the ride to the end . Many of them are visible here…

  • Eastern Suburbs of Sydney

    Eastern Suburbs of Sydney

    The Eastern suburbs of Sydney offers many cycling opportunities and attracts a lot of cyclists. Riding around and staying away from cars is difficult, hopefully this page will help you out.  The easier way is just to ride early Saturday or Sunday morning before everyone heads out for morning coffee.  Jump to read about La Perouse…

  • The Parramatta area is crisscrossed by great trails starting with the Parramatta Park to Meadowbank path. From this path you have two bridge options to Olympic Park and Rhodes. Further towards the city is the Putney ferry trail and the convoluted Olympic Park to Cooks River Cycleway. Other options include the dull M4 Cycleway and…

  • Bankstown Area and Oatley

    Bankstown Area and Oatley

    The longer shared path bike trails in the Bankstown area are Salt Pan Creek and Duck Creek. The rest of the trails on the map are a collection of short paths and council roads. This includes the meandering Bankstown oval path, Rookwood Cemetery, Padstow to Revesby and the council designated cycle roads from Bankstown to…

  • Here are the best bicycle infrastructure improvements in 2021 across the whole of Sydney. To win, there must be an increase in the numbers of people using the path or facility, the path has to pretty safe, good looking and fun to ride. It doesn’t have to be long if it connects existing trails better.…

  • Pools on Bike Trails in Sydney

    Pools on Bike Trails in Sydney

    Its hot, time to think swimming pools in Sydney. This page features pools that are on the bike trails of Sydney. Probably a good idea to start riding from the pool if you can so you can finish off with a relaxing swim and then hop on the train or in the car. Checklist for…

  • When I first started thinking about Sydney trails, my head was filled with thoughts of steep hills, cars and faded white pictures of bikes on green patches on the road. After a much exploring, I can now reveal that Sydney has some very good places to ride if you have the motivation to going exploring.…

  • When it comes to cycling in Sydney, I cheat a lot.  I drive my car to favourite car parks and catch trains a lot.  How else can you do a 40km loop that is a 60km return journey away. Here are some of these rides Flat Liner 1 – Redfern to Glenfield A lot of…

  • Here are the best bicycle infrastructure improvements in 2020 across the whole of Sydney. To win, there must be an increase in the numbers of people using the path or facility, the path has to pretty safe, good looking and fun to ride. It doesn’t have to be long if it connects existing trails better.…

  • The Cooks River trail continues from Wolli Creek down around Muddy Creek and then it arrives at the end of the river at Kyeemagh. This is the start of Lady Robinsons Beach. Its cycleway all the way to way to the Sutherland Shire and is one of the great places to ride a bike in…

  • The new world of Covid-19 is a massive one two punch to many things the giant City of Sydney held dear. Huge numbers of people are unemployed (25% including Job Keepers). We have no tourists, no cruise ships, no flying machines, no sitting at cafes and no sport to watch. I wont go on. Here…