Rookwood Cemetery Area

The Cooks River trail is an important way to get across Sydney and the best way to get to the Cooks River Trail in the west is to arrive at Strathfield and ride across to the start of the track through Strathfield. This is a nice ride past some big and interesting houses.  This is not […]

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 […]

Riding around Chipping Norton Lake – A video

Sydney has a few popular lake rides that you can easily ride around. They are Iron Cove, Narrabeen Lagoon and Penrith on the Nepean River.  But the Georges River throws up a far bigger challenge out near Liverpool and its called Chipping Norton Lake.  Technically its just a large bulge in the river but as a bike rider, this […]

The Greater Sydney Bike Trail

After listening to some inspiring ladies at the Bike-packing talk night at Omafiets in Redfern and then heading to The Big Bike Film Night at the Randwick Ritz, I realised it was time to complete a challenge of my own. A thought bubble came to me, why not ride around Sydney. Hopefully this page will […]

Liverpool Area

Carramar This 20 km one way trip near Liverpool in Sydney is a good clean rolling ride through the trees along smooth paths. The trail start in the nice suburb of East Hills and within a few 100 meters you are on separated trail for most of the next 16km. First I suggest a diversion […]

Prospect Reservoir

Guildford to Canley Vale This ride rolls along through meadows and parklands around the Prospect Reservoir for 27km. In all that time you only pass through about ten roads on well-designed crossings. Its a cyclists dream. Near Guildford you pass across the historic Greystaynes Aquaduct and travel along really consistent pretty flat wide concrete track for […]