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Riding from Kotara to Shortland and the John Hunter Hospital

Recently I was reading the works program of the Newcastle City Council Cycling Strategy and it recommended for Route 3 Kotara – John Hunter Hospital – Sandgate to ride via the inner city bypass then Charlestown Road then along Lookout … Continue reading

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New shared path in Adamstown Heights/Kotara

This is the start of the new shared path that connects Fernleigh Track with Westfield Kotara and the shopping complexes surrounding it. ┬áIt crosses Park Avenue in this photo. This is from the other side of the street, looking back … Continue reading

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New Bike Path at The Junction

This new shared path running through the park that separates Glebe Road from Railway Street at The Junction is certainly in a prime location for visibility and pleasant recreational cycling. It meanders through the tree lined parkland, conveniently close to … Continue reading

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Bikes (and other things) around Newcastle lately

Yesterday I was surprised to see not one but two adults commuting by scooter, could this be a new trend around here? I was also shocked to see this in a shop window in Islington:So very like my Speedwell, only … Continue reading

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The trip in your head

Sometimes when I drive the car somewhere I haven’t been by car for a while I have to mentally adjust the “map” inside my head so I can visualise which way I will be going by car as that trip … Continue reading

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New bike lanes in Hunter Street

It has been a very exciting week with the announcement of new bike lanes to be built along Hunter St. The visit of Jan Gehl, Danish urban planner, sponsored by Newcastle Now, will result in new infrastructure being built along … Continue reading

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Commuting by bike

With winter well and truly upon us now, there are fewer bike commuters out there, this one above was one of the very few I saw today. So when my beloved suggested that he may start commuting by bike, I … Continue reading

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Bikes along Throsby Creek today

Matching in white …A vintage restoration: an old ten speed made into a 3 speed …A great colour scheme …My Bennett with “Italian leather”panniers…

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Riding Fernleigh Track

I’ve had very little chance to do much riding for the past two weeks due to other commitments so when I had an appointment today at Belmont Hospital, and the weather fined up after a few days of rain, I … Continue reading

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Biking sights around Newcastle this week …

Today, Adamstown …Today again, Adamstown …At Adamstown railway gates, a five minute wait for the coal train to pass …One cyclist taking the “shortcut” at the gates …Wednesday, Raspberry Gully track …

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