Gravity Ride – Tahmoor to Picton

If you can catch a train to Tahmoor on the train line to Bowral near Sydney, you can have a great gravity fed ride all the way to Picton on country roads. You need to travel to Campbelltown and swap trains. Check the timetable carefully. The ride starts at Tahmoor Station and heads west to […]

Parramatta Area

Parramatta River Cycleway What a great ride this is. Catch a train to Rhodes station. Travel across the railway bridge to the north side of the river. Follow the track all the way to Parramatta, a distance of 13 km. Along the way you will travel through the marshlands on some high quality bridges and […]

Lane Cove Area

Lane Cove Park When you go to the Lane Cove Cove National Park, you are going to ride on a road. This was never appealing to me as I try to stay away from cars as often as I can. Then as I finally got around to riding around the park on a rather cool […]

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 […]

Centennial Park and Redfern

Centennial Park Everyone rides the 4km loop at Centennial Park. Its great because you don’t have to stop often and you have 4m of bike zone. Eastern Sydney and City Map >> Centennial loop has one important feature, you don’t have to stop, just go around and around. Here are photos of people riding the […]

Seven Top Rides Around Sydney

Top Rides Around Sydney 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 […]

La Perouse Area

La Perouse If you want to ride 10km and see a fort, beaches, wharfs, a cemetery and East Sydney’s latest kids park, head to La Perouse. See the the trail on the Eastern Sydney map >> With kids and teens, start at the terrific new Chifley Sports Reserve on Bunnerong Rd. There is a 1 km […]

M7 Cycleway – North and South

M7 Cycleway – South Imagine a world where bikes had their own roads and cars didn’t exist. Well this is the M7 cycleway on the edge of the M7 freeway in western Sydney. I travelled about half of the freeway this morning and crossed one road. The M7 is 40km long and you generally will […]

Windsor Area and then to Quakers Hill

I read a few posts about Windsor and the farm lands nearby and then when I realised it was going to be a warm winters day, I loaded The Big Easy (the eBike) into the back of the Honda Odessy and set off from the eastern suburbs on the ring road that runs around Sydney. […]