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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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • the Sydney BikeTrail map

    the Sydney BikeTrail map

    back in 2017 I started making a map of all the decent (and ok) biketrails and back roads around Sydney.  It is hosted in Google My Maps Start using the Sydney Map here using this link ??   One Million Views  Idea Make a map of Sydney cycleways. Now  Sydney Map has been viewed One…

  • The worlds biggest puzzle

    The worlds biggest puzzle

    Welcome to Active Jigsaw mapping, the art where you never cross over a ride you have done before but try to ride along the edges of previous rides. Then you put all of your efforts on a map to make a jigsaw. Yes I am doing this whilst cycling but you can do this whilst…

  • Northern Beaches

    Northern Beaches

    Manly – North Head If visitors come to Sydney, it is likely they will enjoy the Opera House and the Bridge, they will head to Bondi and walk to Coogee and then they are going want to head to Manly on the ferry. And why not! When they get to Manly, they can walk around…

  • 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.…

  • 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 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…

  • Sydney Bike Trails

    Sydney Bike Trails

    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 positively say that Sydney has 1500km of great scenic recreational bike trails which are definitely worth exploring. All…

  •   Sydney has a few popular lake rides that you can easily ride around. They are Iron Cove, Narrabeen Lagoon and Penrith on the Nepean River.  But the Georges River throws up a far bigger challenge out near Liverpool and its called Chipping Norton Lake.  Technically its just a large bulge in the river but as a bike rider,…

  • A short really scenic ride that you can take your kids on for a leisurely trundle. The pedestrians in the area are not as thick as nearby Iron Cove. Mostly the trail is for going slow on and there is a point at Bayview Point where you must walk your bike for a 100 metres…

  • Here is a video showing what you might see when you ride around the Gladesville area near the Iron Cove Bay Run.  This is a good ride to have up your sleeve as the bay run can get too busy on the weekends.  This ride is located on Sydney Harbour Here is the ride plus…

  • Sydneysiders love a lake loop and as evidenced by the crowds on Iron Cove, Narrabeen Lagoon and Penrith on the Nepean River. All coincidentally are about 8km. But there is a much bigger lake ride at Chipping Norton out near Liverpool, 4 times bigger. For this ride you need to be determined to make it…