Category Archives: Sydney

Bike storage

On a recent trip to Sydney, I found it a relief to escape from the heavy, noisy traffic by walking the back streets and laneways. Within seconds, it is possible to be out of earshot of the noise of the … Continue reading

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Cycling infrastructure – Sydney & Newcastle

I was pleased to receive in my inbox yesterday an email from Sydney Cycleways, citing a cycling uptake in recent years of astronomic proportions – an increase of “82% between March 2010 and March 2012 – in many locations numbers have … Continue reading

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Why is cycling so controversial?

Sydney has a newly created network of cycle tracks, separated lanes and paths which have been named the Sydney Cycleways, I think this is a great name as it captures the concept of a combination of separated paths, shared paths and cycling … Continue reading

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Shared path etiquette

There are signs at the start  of shared paths outlining the rules: keep to the left, keep your dog on a leash, pick up your doggy’s do, keep children safe, no motorbikes allowed, wear a helmet, etc. These signs are … Continue reading

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Riding the Sydney Cycleways

Yesterday I had cause to go to Sydney and decided to take my bike and ride from Central Station to Kogarah, which is where I had my appointment.  I had a copy of the Sydney Cyclways map with me and which … Continue reading

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Newtown!

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I had occasion to visit Sydney again today and decided to go to Newtown as part of this visit, partly because I wanted to see the bike shop there and also because I  lived there for some time and wanted … Continue reading

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More Sydney bikes

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