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  • Last year I took a ride to Dobroyd Head on the north side of Sydney Harbour. I started in Manly on the bike trail along Lauderdale Rd and turned at North Harbour Reserve to head to Dubroyd Head. I pretty well stuck to the roads that followed the coast and this was a bit hit…

  • Waverley to Watsons Bay

    Waverley to Watsons Bay

    Lots of cyclists ride in the areas around Watsons Bay, Dover Heights and Vaucluse 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.…

  • Use It or Loose It

    Use It or Loose It

    All around the world, the corona virus is having its evil way. Solutions everywhere are different, lockups, plead with the people, economy first and prioritize the health system. Amongst all that chaos and the huge burden on health care workers, cycling has stood out as a way to stay away from The Spray of others…

  •   You can ride your bike fast, you can commute or you can just explore.  Lets explore one of the great inner city areas of Sydney on a trail that I call the Wilson St Loop.  The ride starts at Redfern station, heads around towards Sydney university on the very popular Wilson St cycleway down…

  • The new world of Covid-19 is a massive one two punch to many things the giant City of Sydney held dear. Huge numbers of people are unemployed (25% including Job Keepers). We have no tourists, no cruise ships, no flying machines, no sitting at cafes and no sport to watch. I wont go on. Here…

  • Under Australian lock-down laws, you are allowed out for exercise and you are allowed to travel to work. So I took my son to work in the city for his first day at an exercise physio clinic. And then I found a great car park in Pyrmont (it was early) and went to check out…

  •   Almost a year ago I explored Harrington and Oran Parks, two suburbs in the south western extremities of Sydney. Both have a pretty decent collection of shared paths.  Oran Park streets are named after all the greats of the car world inc Peter Brook drive and Skaife Street and The Straight.  Enjoy, the whole…

  • If you keep your bicycle in your car, drive half the way to work and ride the rest, you have made your car 50% more fuel efficient. If you ride your electric bicycle to work, you have made your car ? percent more fuel efficient. I know lots of good car parks where I can…

  • This very scenic video shows the early weekend ride from Rushcutters Bay to Darling Harbour using the Cahill Expressway shared path. The views from the shared path above Circular Quay are really good and you are a long ways a way from the crowds. Unfortunately you soon will come across a few runners and not…

  • 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…

  • It is the summer holidays in Sydney and you just want to get out of town and go for a relaxing bike ride on some shared paths and then chill out. So where do you go ? There are three main areas that I like within 2-3 hours and these are Wollongong, the Central Coast…

  • awaHere are the best 3 bicycle infrastructure improvements in 2019 across the whole of Sydney. To win, there must be an increase in the numbers of people using the path, 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. 1st…

  • If you are in Adelaide and you want to ride and ride, head north east out of Adelaide from the north Adelaide station along the River Torrens and leave the zoo and the botanical gardens behind you. There is a good cycle trail on both sides of the river most of the way with the…

  • Adelaide Parklands Trail

    Adelaide Parklands Trail

    Adelaide is a city contained within a wonderful collection of parks and even a pretty interesting cemetery.  To fully appreciate this, why not ride around the Parklands Trail.  This a really nice wide shared path that winds its way from park to park. On the way you will pass some great old houses and traverse…