Category: Transporting Bike

  • Twice a day there is a no stop River Cat ferry from Barangaroo wharf to Olympic Park, Sydney’s best off road cycling place.  Leaves at 7:30 and 8:30 at the time of writing.  Takes 25 minutes.  Similar no stoppers return late in the day from Olympic Park. So the challenge was ride from Redfern Station…

  • In Australia they encourage you to take public transport to your night out and drinkies. The other plan is as follows Drive to your destination but leave your bike at home Taxi or public transport home Wake up in the morning with an alarm that says pickup up car. Ride back to the car, load…

  • Five super hot days and then in comes the southerly buster (thats a strong wind).  So I decided to see if a strong wind and an eBike was any match for the round the horn train trip from Bondi Junction to Cronulla.  To illustrate the ride, I jumped into my Google Maps timeline where I…

  • I did something unique to the Brompton folding bike a few days back, I caught a bus. The bus was the 303 that runs from southern Redfern to Botany and then through the airport tunnel and onto Kyeemegah. This saves 5 km of bike trail riding around the airport. The serious cyclists go through the…

  • After countless years of waiting for the tram to the city from Randwick to open, it’s finally here. So I set off on the shared paths from NSW University to ride to Circular Quay where the tram ends. On the cycle ride I skipped the tram crossings near the end of Kensington Ponds on the bike…

  • In Beat the Bus no 4, I was excited to check out using the M7 Cycleway to get to work. It just so happened my son was meeting a manager at a giant warehouse in an industrial estate called Oakdale, so we began investigating ways he could commute by public transport. The nearest station was…

  • One of the things that’s hardest about riding a bike is just getting on the silly thing. Its cold, its hot, can’t fit all the bikes in a car, etc etc…  You can bring this to a head by joining a local bike group. I am a member of BIKEast in inner Sydney. They are…