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  • Lane Cove Area

    Lane Cove Area

    There is lots to ride in the Lane Cove area and the best is Lane Cove National Park which consists of very quiet roads and lots of bush. There are two good trails for commuting/scenery, the 17km long Epping Rd Cycleway and the shorter Shrimptons Creek cycleway to Ryde. But if you really want to…

  • We rode from Cammeray to Lane Cove Park a few months back. It’s a great circuit. I recommend that you start near Tunks Park and make your way to the trails under the freeway. You then branch of towards Chatswood and the paths winding up to Chatswood are really nice. Near Chatwwood there are some…

  • 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…

  • Looking at the Greater Sydney BikeTrail one day last week and it dawned on me that you could add train segments to the ride to reduce the overall distance.  So I woke up one morning and thought, lets just forget all the maths and plans and start riding.  It was hot so I knew I…

  • After listening to some inspiring ladies at the Bike-packing talk night at Omafiets in Redfern and then heading to The Big Bike Film Night at the Randwick Ritz, I realised it was time to complete a challenge of my own. A thought bubble came to me, why not ride around Sydney. Hopefully this page will…

  • The Maps Page

    The Maps Page

    In this site you will find information on recreational bike trails from all over Australia. These will be over 10km long and free from cars or will be on roads where cars don’t tend to hang out much. Our most popular map shows 1600km of trails covering all of Sydney.  Use this link biketrail.blog/maps/sydney  or…

  • Why not ride around Sydney? Hopefully this page will inspire you to ride around the worlds premier city and see lots of places you probably have never seen close-up.  Here is the map, use the legend in the map to see other ways to do the ride (also available in RideWIthGPS see below).   Join the…

  • 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.…

  • Beat the Bus no 7 came about as I was investigating the trails through Lane Cove National Park near my accountant in Epping. Something interesting had to come out of a trip to the accountant, so as I bounced and slid through the fire trails in Lane Cove, I came across a really solid concrete…

  • 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…

  • Beat the Bus no 8 features one of my favourite trails, Shrimptons Creek. It starts at Top Ryde Shopping Centre and heads to Macquarie University and shops. Its very easy, if you live in North Ryde or Denistone East and head to Macquarie University or shops or the offices, you should be riding this trail…

  • There are so many people who head to Centennial Park every day just to do laps and meet with friends. But are there alternatives for this style of bike riding in Sydney ?           Heffron park If you need to just work out and want to get away from the crowds,…

  • My First E-bike Experience

    My First E-bike Experience

    RIP young man.  All the best to Rachel  Here was my day with Gary in 2018.   A few weeks ago, I was reading a blog by Gary Corbett, holder of the world record for continuous e-Bike riding which he set at 28,000kms. In the post he discussed his plans to ride his Ebike in great…

  • 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…

  • Wollongong Area

    Wollongong Area

    The Wollongong area offers the most connected scenic cycling paths around Sydney. The most popular trail starts at Thirroul and heads to the Gong lighthouse (15 km). From there a more urban trail heads down to Port Kembla and Lake Illawarra. There you can ride around most of the lake (50km) but most people head…