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  • People on Bike Trails

    People on Bike Trails

    New Video 4th September  – people and bikes from all around the east of Sydney As I am riding along on my push bike I like to take a lot of pictures. Sometimes these are pictures of other people riding around, sometimes they are good riders looking sporty and sometimes they have a silver bag…

  •   I have ridden the coast of Wollongong from Thirroul to Kiama all on decent cycleways. I have also ridden the north and south end of Lake Illawarra and loved it. But I have never done the loop and that is basically because everyone seems to ride on the edge of the motorway into Dapto. …

  • The Sydney cycle trail map (<<click to open)  has been built using Google MyMaps and appears as an overlay to Google Maps.  It has been viewed 450,000 times.  It comes with a legend of 8 different types of bike tracks and related places of interest.  You can turn these on and off in the map.…

  • Back in 2017 I suddenly took the urge to ride around Sydney.  I posted the story and the video and no one really got inspired to go around.  Well those days are behind us.  17 people have gone around and 2 more are planned for this weekend.  Its a happening thing and here is the…

  • A great place to ride especially in autumn. The Southern Highlands attracts a lot of road riders but the roads are mostly 80kph and above. This page details the rides that don’t involve fast rods. First is Bowral and this should include the Bong Bong track between Bowral and Mossvale. If you extend the ride…

  • A great little trail that runs from Central Station down to the really good Darling Harbour trail. If you get off at Central Station, head for the Redfern/south end next to Devonshire St. Now head north-west towards UTS/Railway Square/Darling Harbour down the 400m long Devonshire St tunnel. You will need to walk your bike through…

  • Beat the Bus no 7 came about as I was investigating the trails through Lane Cove National Park near my accountant in Epping. Something interesting had to come out of a trip to the accountant, so as I bounced and slid through the fire trails in Lane Cove, I came across a really solid concrete…

  • In January of 2016 I hired a bike, rode to Bruthen, stayed at the pub, ate at the fabulous Bull Ant Brewery and rode back to Bairnsdale the next day. It was a hot ride but I totally enjoyed the solitude and the break at the river at Nicholson. The section from Nicholson to Bruthen…

  • Liverpool to Glenfield

    Liverpool to Glenfield

    One handy little trail to know in Sydney is the Liverpool to Glenfield path that runs alongside the railway line.  It is at the end of the Liverpool Railtrail. Its a bit messy in Liverpool but once you head down the hill and under the M5 bridge, it is just a good trail with river…

  • When it comes to cycling in Sydney, I cheat a lot.  I drive my car to favourite car parks and catch trains a lot.  How else can you do a 40km loop that is a 60km return journey away. Here are some of these rides Flat Liner 1 – Redfern to Glenfield A lot of…

  •   After first riding around Sydney I felt content that I had conquered the big one. Then one day I thought can I trim it down so its more accessible to those that only have a long weekend.  The 147km condensed Sydney bike trail was worked out and it still follows the rules of the…

  • I have a popular Private Facebook group called Lets Go Cycling, The purpose of the group is to encourage people to go cycling or to help them find places on a bicycle.  In other-words, cycling stories, maps and just happy cycling photos.  Anyone can contribute, its quite a lively group and seems to stay on…

  • 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 wanted to compare the quickest commute trail from Olympic park area to the Anzac bridge. So I rode from Rozelle to Rhodes via Lillyfield Rd then back down the north side of the river to see which side of the river was better. The result is Rhodes to Rozelle (Anzac Bridge ramp) north or…

  • Here are the best bicycle infrastructure improvements in 2020 across the whole of Sydney. To win, there must be an increase in the numbers of people using the path or facility, the path has to pretty safe, good looking and fun to ride. It doesn’t have to be long if it connects existing trails better.…