Tag: Wollongong

  • Wollongong Area

    Wollongong Area

    The Wollongong area offers the most connected scenic cycling paths around Sydney. The most popular trail starts at Thirroul and heads to the Gong lighthouse (15 km). From there a more urban trail heads down to Port Kembla and Lake Illawarra. There you can ride around most of the lake (50km) but most people head…

  •   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. …

  • 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…

  • How good are the views above Kiama south of Wollongong ? This video may encourage you to have a look if you have an ebike or you are a good road bike rider. When I looked at the last cycle trail down Wollongong way that I had to conquer, I decided I would extend the…

  • One of Australia’s best off road riding areas for the casual rider is the Wollongong area. You can unload the bike at Thirroul 15km north of Wollongong and ride all the way to Kiama for a total of 75km. I discuss that here >> On a recent trip we took our car down and rode…

  • 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…