Iron Cove Area

Iron Cove Get up early, hop on a train to Summer Hill and ride down and around Iron Cove for 15km of fun. I promise you won’t be disappointed. Its flat, the tracks are wide but if its sunny and after 8am and the weekend, it will be very busy. Runners and walkers call the 8km […]

Cooks River Trail and nearby tracks

Cooks River Trail An express train at 7:30 am to Strathfield from Central will take barely 20 minutes. Getting off the platform at Strathfield is easy, finding the Cooks River track involves going down 2 roads as per map below. Those roads are Redmyre Rd and Ada Avenue. The track starts at the golf course […]

The Botany Bay Area – south of the airport

Brighton le Sands and Botany Bay Riding from Kendrick Park in Tempe through to the Captain Cook Bridge via Brighton Le Sands is 15km and its dead flat. Except for sunny weekends when there are people to dodge, its a super trail. You probably will not stop at Brighton le Sands, you will likely continue […]

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 […]

Salt Pan Creek Area

The Salt Pan Creek Trail in Riverwood There is some excellent exploring to be done on bike and on foot around Salt Pan Creek which is in the suburb of Riverwood. See bike trails in the Salt Pan Area >> I started my ride from John Mountford Reserve which is really handy to the corner […]

Woronora Area

Woronora Cycling from Riverwood Station near the Salt Pan Creek trail to Sutherland Station across the Alford Point Bridge and the Woronora Bridge (20kms with hills one way). If you want more then head downhill across the Como Bridge to Oatley . See Epic trail from Riverwood to Sutherland (see map) >> Trail notes: Study […]

The Gates to the Woronora Pipeline

Getting to the Woronora Pipeline trail requires you to negotiate gates that are designed to keep motor bikes out and sort of let bikes through.  Here are the gates on the trails that get you to The Needles, a picturesque swimming hole.  Its a tricky area to get around and never go there if there […]

Waverley to Watsons Bay

Lots of cyclists ride in the areas around Watsons Bay, Dover Heights and Vauclause and why not, the sights up the bay and down the cliffs are fantastic. But its all roads and there are people driving around. To minimise your risk you can ride on a Sunday morning and you can take it easy. […]

Riding Your eBike in North Balmain

There is no skirting the issue, northern Balmain is hilly and it has great buildings and views. But on an eBike or if you actually like hills it is generally quiet to ride around and signage for bikes is quite good.   Drummoyne on the other hand is a popular place for the bike commuters but […]

Malabar Gentle Loop

We started our ride at Little Bay on a murky morning, rode through the lovely estate at Prince Henry’s and down to La Perouse on the cycle paths when we could. Then we rode along the path past Yarra Bay sailing club, behind the cemetery and up Prince of Wales drive. We then rode across […]

Loftus Oval MTB Fire Trails

A safe way to get to Loftus from Sutherland Station is to ride through the cemetery and outh the gate at the southern end.  Then follow the back road down to the station.  To get to Loftus fire tracks, cross the railway at the station and go down behind the Tram Station.  Cross the highway […]