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One of four pelotons of Legacy riders pull in at Bundanoon on their way to Canberra (Image: Bicycle NSW)

An epic 300km Sydney-Canberra ride

Police, families and supporters remember their fallen The Police Legacy Bike Ride made a triumphant return in 2023, as law enforcement officers and cycling enthusiasts pedalled from Sydney to Canberra. This annual event combines a passion for cycling with a deep commitment to honouring fallen police officers. It is also an acknowledgement of the often

From Rockdale to Circular Quay Map

From Rockdale to Circular Quay

The best commute! As all Bicycle NSW friends and Members know, using a bike to get to work has a multitude of benefits.  It’s healthy, and cheap, and reliable, and – of course – fun. What’s more, a bike commute can take the scenic route and show off the best corners of the city.  So

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

Byron Shire fills rail trail’s missing link

Byron Shire Fills Rail Trail’s Missing Link

A new era dawns as Byron Bay joins the Northern Rivers Rail Trail In a landmark decision, Byron Shire Council has moved a step closer to realizing a long-anticipated rail trail project. This will lead to connected communities, promote outdoor recreation and unlock massive economic potential through eco-tourism. After four years investigating the feasibility of

Shared path surrounded by trees

New Shared Path Linking Toukley to The Entrance

Construction is underway for the final stage of the Magenta Shared Pathway linking The Entrance with Toukley. This includes a 3.7km, 3 metre-wide shared path running adjacent to Wilfred Barret Drive and the Wyrrabalong National Park. This will join The Entrance in the south with Toukley to the north. It will then complete the 47.5

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


Free Ride To Work Day Group Ride 2023

RIDE TO WORK WITH BICYCLE NSW LEAD RIDERS ON WEDNESDAY 18 OCTOBER! Come and celebrate National Ride To Work Day! Besides having a lot of fun, you will also get to… Engage with like-minded people. Learn from experienced riders. Make new friends to ride with. Have peace of mind knowing Bicycle NSW Lead Riders will

The Greater Sydney Bike Trail

The Greater Sydney Bike Trail

A fantastic challenge! Looking for a spring cycling adventure close to home? Check out the 230km Greater Sydney Bike Trail from After spending a couple of years learning all the shared paths in Sydney, Garry Robinson, the founder of, was soaking up bike culture at every opportunity. “One evening I listened to some

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

Greenways for a Healthy City

“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where Nature may heal and cheer and give strength to body and soul alike.” These are the wise words of environmentalist and philosopher John Muir who campaigned to establish Yosemite National Park in the 1890s. More than a century later, over