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The first stage of the Tour de Sydney: Looks like it was a fab day

Sydney Spokes Takes On Greater Sydney Bike Trail!

Garry Robinson founder of, has extended an invitation to ride the Greater Sydney Bike Trail a 230km loop around the outer edges of the metropolitan Sydney area that pieces together some of his favourite paths, ‘Why not ride around Sydney? Hopefully this page will inspire you to ride around the worlds premier city and

An artist’s impression of the restored bridge.

Two Decades of Pippita Advocacy

The Pippita Rail Trail will transform a forgotten rail corridor into a leafy pathway linking Lidcombe town centre with the Sydney Olympic Park.  It is an exciting active transport project for Western Sydney. It uses the abandoned Abattoir Branch rail line. For decades this railway transported livestock and workers to the abattoir works and brickworks

Bicycle NSW CEO Peter McLean (5th from the right), caught up with the Illawarra Ramblers

Highlights from the 2023 Members’ Survey

750 Members took part in the Bicycle NSW Members’ survey late last year.  Thank you. Your feedback is critical in assisting Bicycle NSW to focus on the services that matter most and the activities that Members really value.  Are you one of the 96% of members telling your friends about Bicycle NSW? “We are very

Bike Leichhardt touring members dressed for the occasion.

ABBA-inspired Tour Through Lachlan Valley

Late last year,  captivating scenery and a quest for adventure lured Bicycle NSW BUG (Bicycle User Group), Bike Leichhardt on an 8-day cycling tour through the Lachlan Valley region. Abundant in culture, hidden gems and heritage, the area offered the group varied trail options and an unforgettable ‘ABBA’ experience. Sunday 8 Oct – Sydney to

Sydney Spokes: Colourful fun and lots of riding

Sydney Spokes: Colourful Fun on Two Wheels

Sydney will begin celebration of the annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras on the 16th February 2024. The festival has been held every year since 1978 and it is the largest Pride event in Oceania. Its primary focus is on celebrating communities of people that identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. The

BIKEast: making cycling safer

BIKEast: Making cycling better in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs

Conditions for bike riding are improving fast for residents and visitors to Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs. In a large part, this is due to the hard work of BIKEast over nearly three decades. “This year has been particularly exciting for the group,” says co-founder and advocacy legend Warren Salomon. “We celebrated the opening of two major

beautiful Bega Shire countryside

Overwhelming Support for South Coast Shared Path

Community pressure to complete an off-road walking and cycling route from Bega to Tathra has ramped up! An ePetition to fund the Kalaru to Bega section is now open for signatures on the NSW Parliament’s website. Bicycle User Group Bega Tathra Safe Ride has spearheaded the #GoAllTheWay campaign to continue the Tathra to Kalaru path

Solo Bike Ride Across the Nullarbor

“I only saw two other cyclists in the whole journey, one guy cycling in the opposite direction and a French chap who had cycled from France.”                    Patsy Quealy, Solo Bike Ride Across the Nullarbor, 5 August – 2 September 2023. Patsy Quealy with her trusted rig taking

Bike North: making cycling better

Bike North: A big BUG with a big impact

Bike North is one of the largest Bicycle User Groups in NSW with over 500 members. And it is very active! The Bike North patch covers a huge area north of the Parramatta River across nine local government areas (LGAs), stretching from Willoughby west to The Hills and north to Hornsby. The founding members met

Who is behind

Who is behind

The fantastic resources on are no longer a Sydney secret! This treasure trove of maps, photos, ride ideas and route descriptions has become indispensable for bike riders planning trips for both recreation and transport in Sydney – and beyond. The blog and its famous maps are the brainchild of Eastern Suburbs resident and BIKEast