M7 Cycleway and Prospect Reservoir

This page covers the M7 cycleway, North and South. Liverpool Railtrail and Prospect Reservoir 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 […]

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 […]

Parramatta Area

The Parramatta area is crisscrossed by great trails starting with the Parramatta Park to Meadowbank path. From this path you have two bridge options to Olympic Park and Rhodes. Further towards the city is the Putney ferry trail and the convuluted Olympic Park to Cooks River Cycleway. Other options include the dull M4 Cycleway and […]

Ten 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 motivation to going exploring. […]

Doing something different at Prospect Reservoir

One of Sydney’s great rides is the Prospect Reservoir ride that starts at Guildford and ends at Canley Vale (with and optional ride back to Guildford).  It clocks in around the 30km mark. If you want to do something different, try turning right a kilometre after the Boothtown Aquaduct and heading into Pemulwuy.  The cycleways […]

The Bankstown Airport Loop – Videos

I enjoy the ride from East Hills to Canley Vale and Carramar. The trail is mostly bitumen and quite smooth. So one day I headed up this trail from Revesby then diverted around to Bankstown and back to Salt Pan Creek. There are some roads in the section running from Georges River to Bankstown but […]

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 […]

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 […]