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  • Last year I took a ride to Dobroyd Head on the north side of Sydney Harbour. I started in Manly on the bike trail along Lauderdale Rd and turned at North Harbour Reserve to head to Dubroyd Head. I pretty well stuck to the roads that followed the coast and this was a bit hit…

  • There was 20 or so loopers of Sydney in December 2023.  Ed Forrester used his lap to conclude 1043 kilometers of riding for the 1043 endangered species in Australia. His ride and cause was written up by the Manly Observer here   See many of the ways folks have gone around here by using the Legend…

  • One would think the goal of an Australian cycling tourist would be to ride along the coastal trails of Australia, see some surfers whilst enjoying a peaceful trail and some ocean breezes.  To help you be the first,  here are a list of trails that are over 15km long one way that mainly showcase beaches…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • Centennial to Woy Woy

    Centennial to Woy Woy

    In January this year I made a huge bicycle adventure from Centennial Park in the East of Sydney to Woy Woy on the Central Coast.  This took all the tricks in my play book. Ride to Circular Quay Catch a Ferry to Mosman Ride from Mosman to the Spit Ride past the Manly Golf club…

  • A fab Northern Beaches ride

    A fab Northern Beaches ride

    I have hunted the maps of the Sydney northern beaches for two years now and gave up on ever finding a half decent trail between the great Manly trail and the super Dee Why/Narrabeen Lake.  Then I ran into Richard, the eBikeDiary guy in Gladesville and recognised his bike instantly. We promised to go on…

  • Mosman to The Spit Bridge

    Mosman to The Spit Bridge

    It is possible to ride from Tunks Park to the Spit and follow council signs all the way.  But its all on roads and its very hilly.  I did it early on a Sunday morning and saw no cars, this will not be the case any other time.  Thats the downside, the upside is it is…