Southern Highlands Area

A great place to ride especially in autumn. The Southern Highlands attracts a lot of road riders but the roads are mostly 80kph and above. This page details the rides that don’t involve fast rods. First is Bowral and this should include the Bong Bong track between Bowral and Mossvale. If you extend the ride […]

Belconnen and Lake Ginninderra

Lake Ginninderra is a great 8km ride which would be fantastic for the kids or just for a run or walk. Shared path all the way. If you want to go further head to Lake Burley Griffin to the south along the Centenary Trail or up Ginninderra Creek to the north. Easy riding in general […]

From the ashes

You will no doubt have heard about the Australian fires. We live in a land of eucalyptus trees which unfortunately burn like like crazy in dry times. We are enduring the driest of dry times. If you live overseas, don’t be disheartened, our country is still in business so book a holiday to our fair […]

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 […]

Canberra – From Top to Bottom

As my friends Howie and Gaz were both arriving from the Hume Highway, I decided day 1 of our ride down the complete length of Canberra would start in the far north. I picked a football oval with lots of parking in Casey and we headed there. It was 8:30 in the morning and I […]


If you come to Canberra to cycle, you will cycle around Lake Burley Griffin and all up it’s about 35 km around. Another great thing to do in Canberra is ride from the top to the bottom (60km one way). Belconnen and Lake Ginninderra is another option and there are lots of other trails to […]

I have an idea.

30 years of programming is a long time I told my accountant. Can I cut back on the hours. We do the sums and the answer was yes. That was the easy part, now what to do ? In the garage was a bike, covered with cobwebs. Give that a shot. That was a good […]