EDGE – Greenway

A celebration of the GreenWay and all who use it EDGE GreenWay Canal Road, Lilyfield Saturday 30 March 2019 3pm-9pm FREE family fun, performers, live music, workshops, tours, talks and more. Join a guided ride to the event with a Bicycle User Group Free bike maintenance checks Prizes for the best outfit and best decorated bikes Artist-run bicycle bling workshop … Read More

Leader’s Lowdown: iNZid Revisited (Richard Kelly)

In February, I made my 5th annual NZ visit since a brother “migrated” to Tauranga. Each trip involves Tauranga plus some other areas – and plenty of cycling. This trip was confined to the north half of the North Island. All riding was on my brother’s e-MTB, “Ava”: hard-tail, tyres wide and well-treaded but not nobbly. Early, I rode two … Read More

Gear Up Girl – Ride Report

It was an intrepid group of Bike North Dashers, who gathered in the predawn light at Concord West, to join the 1,300 other women riding in the Bicycling NSW & Heart Foundation’s Gear Up Girl 60km ride from Olympic Park to Cronulla, with an out and back loop to Kurnell. Eighteen had joined the Bike North Dashers, including two from … Read More

Alternate Bobbo Coffee Stop

On the Bike North Sunday Bobbo Banana ride the group of 12 riders stopped at the Coffee Shop in the Lady Davidson Hospital, which is adjacent the top of Bobbo east climb opposite Kur-ring-gai High School. There is a sign on the gate on Bobbin Head Road – follow the road in 50 metres and cafe on the left, toilets … Read More

Wayside Favourites

Stopping for a coffee, particularly on weekend rides travelling north of Sydney, doesn’t have to involve putting up with excessive noise and overcrowding let alone having to run the gauntlet of on-coming traffic when entering your cafe of choice. Recently, the general store at Cowan has undergone something of a transformation and, under a new name, The Great North Cafe, … Read More

Alexandra Canal Cycleway: petition

The Alexandra Canal cycleway is a calm, safe and protected shared path cycleway that connects Tempe and the southern suburbs, to Sydney’s CBD and eastern suburbs.  It is a much-loved facility, frequently used by many local Sydney Airport staff and commuters to get to work every day, as well as recreational users of all ages. Let’s make sure the planned … Read More

Far North Wilderness Bike Tour: Registrations now open!

Yep it’s on! CAFNEC’s annual ‘Far North Wilderness Bike Tour’ is back for it’s 18th year with dates set for 21st to 28th September 2019. ‘The Bike Tour’ is an iconic charity mountain bike event that is a self-paced and fully supported tour through spectacular tropical North Queensland and is run as a charity event to support the fantastic work (if we … Read More

Try mountain bike orienteering at Easter

DUO events have a leg you do on mountain bike, and a leg on foot. DUO Adventure Racing is coming to the Northern Beaches. Suitable for all fitness levels, ages and abilities. Everyone welcome! ‘Amazing Race’ style event for everyone; mountain bikers, trail runners, adventure racers, bushwalkers, orienteers. Two Courses Available – Long (90 min) and Short (60 min). Sat … Read More

Women only rides

Ride leader Wendy Jannings has run Women Only rides once per month since Oct 2108 to gauge interest. The rides have not been well attended and hence will cease March 2109. Wendy’s rides will now be open to all.

Blenheim Park Masterplan

The City of Ryde is seeking your input to create a Masterplan for Blenheim Park. They would like to hear how you use Blenheim Park and how the park can be improved and maintained now and into the future. Located in North Ryde, the park currently includes a playground, walking and cycling paths, a fenced dog off-leash area, amenities building, … Read More