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SEAlexandria 140EMKevin BaconTaking the long way around,
we ride from Concord to the start of the Cooks River Cycleway at Homebush West, then to Tempe, Mascot and Alexandria for a coffee/brunch stop. Return through Camperdown, Annandale and Five Dock.Distance: 40 km  Grade: Easy/Medium MapsMBStrathfield, Cooks River, Tempe, Alexandria/Bourke Rd Cycleway, Erskineville, Camperdown, Annandale, FivedockTBA
SEAlexandria 23018EMUrban BitesFrom Five Dock to Croydon and Cooks River Cycleway to Tempe, Mascot and Alexandria, Newtown for a coffee/brunch stop. Return through Camperdown, Annandale and Five Dock. Distance: 30 km  Grade: Easy/Medium River, Tempe, Alexandria/Bourke Rd Cycleway, Erskineville, Camperdown, Annandale, FivedockUrban Bites
WAuburn18.82Duck River RideFrom Concord we ride west through Rookwood to Lidcombe then Auburn and Clyde, south along the Duck River and back through Berala and Regents Park
to Lidcombe. Coffee/brunch stop en route before returning to Concord. Distance: 34 km  Grade: Easy/Medium, Lidcombe, Auburn, Duck River shared path, Berala, Lidcombe, SOPSOP
Auburn_23018EMMighty Duck River RideStarting at Concord (carpark corner Brewer St and Majors Bay Rd) the ride will head west to Lidcombe and on to Auburn and Clyde. From there the ride will head south along the Duck River and back through Regents Park to Lidcombe. Morning tea/coffee will be had at Bicentennial Park before returning to Concord. RideRMRookwood, Lidcombe, Auburn, Duck River shared path, Berala, Lidcombe, SOP
EBalmain2018MMap from and back to Five Dock only CyclemeterMBConcord, Fivedock, Rozelle Hospital/SCA grounds, Balmain, Drummoyne, Henley MarineNield Park Cafe
Balmain_22817E-MBalmain Meander RideRMRide from Concord through Fivedock, Drummoyne,Iron Cove bridge.
Meander through Rozelle and Balmain starting with Louisa Rd to Birchgrove Wharf, Mort Bay, Ballast Point, Balmain East Wharf, Beatie St, Bridgewater Park. Back to the Bayrun crossing under the Iron cove bridge to Rozelle. Follow Bayrun back to Fivedock and return to Concord via Lyons Rd.
NEBalmoral 14520MHFrom Concord we ride over the Anzac and Sydney Harbour Bridges to North Sydney, then follow a bike-friendly route through Cammeray, Neutral Bay and Cremorne to Balmoral for a swim and coffee. Return trip will be on a back route to the south of Military Rd, over the Harbour Bridge and through the inner west. Medium/hard grade with some hills. Harbour Bridge, Naremburn, Cremorne, Balmoral, return via Mosman, Neutral Bay South of Military Rd.Balmoral Boatshed
NEBalmoral 25217.4MH31 Jan 2016. From Cowles Rd to Beauty Point and Pearl Bay, then cross Spit Rd, up Parriwi Rd, down to Chinaman's Beach and on to Balmoral. More challenging than usual route.
NBobbin Head66Bobbo Whitton Br, W Ryde, N Epping, Turramurra, Bobbo, & retrace
EBourke St, Referrn, Surry Hills and Woolloomoolloo35From Five Dock through Lewisham to Redfern East, along Bourke St cycleway to East Sydney and Woolloomooloo then return through the Domain, City and Inner West. Coffee stop on return trip. Distance 35km. BayBUG grading: Medium.
SEBrighton4519EMFrom Concord we ride to the Cooks River cycle path and follow it to Tempe, through Kyeemagh the along the foreshore of Botany Bay on the shared path to the cafe on the promenade at Brighton. Mostly flat terrain, with a gentle uphill on the return. BayBUG grading: Easy/Medium. Distance 45km.CyclemeterRM/MBStrathfield Sth, Cooks R, Wolli Creek, Brighton, back on Cooks R, Croydon Pk, Five DockOn the promenade
SEBrighton_14519EMFrom Concord we ride to the Cooks River cycle path and follow it to Tempe, through Kyeemagh the along the foreshore of Botany Bay on the shared path to the cafe on the promenade at Brighton. Mostly flat terrain, with a gentle uphill on the return. BayBUG grading: Easy/Medium. Distance 45km. Sth, Cooks R, Wolli Creek, Brighton, back on Cooks R, Croydon Pk, ConcordOn the promenade
ECanada Bay Foreshore East2515E Starting at Five Dock Park, Henley Marine, St Georges Crescent, Five Dock Bay, Abbotdford Point, Canada Bay, Breakfast Point, Mortlake, Concord, back to FD.Organica
WCanada Bay Foreshore West2517EA clockwise tour of foreshores starting in Brewer St,Concord and ride to Sydney Olympic Park, Rhodes Peninsula, Concord Hospital, Edith Walker Reserve and back to Concord. Distance: 30km. BayBUG grading: Easy-Medium. - pending reckyDM/MBA clockwise tour of foreshores starting in Brewer St,Concord and ride to Sydney Olympic Park, Rhodes Peninsula, Concord Hospital, Edith Walker Reserve and back to Concord. Distance: 30km. BayBUG grading: Easy-Medium. Organica
WCanadaBay West_22610E-MA clockwise tour of foreshores starting in Brewer St,Concord, Homebush
Arnotts Quarter, Mason Creek, Homebush bay, Rhodes Peninsula, under Ryde
Bridge, Brays Bay, Concord Hospital, Rocky Point, Edith Walker Reserve,
Yaralla Bay, Mortlake Point, Breakfast Point, Cabarita, Harmony Point,
Salty Creek, Bayview Park, Cintra Park and back to Concord Via Queen
Elizabeth park. the foreshore of CandaBay west.Cafe 96
NECastlecrag2716.5M-HWalter Burley GriffenLeaving Concord, we ride over the Anzac and Sydney Harbour Bridges to Willoughby and on to Castlecragr. Then we ride south to nearby Northbridge.. From the baths we climb up, up, up the hill to Sailors Bay Rd and head back to the cycleway under the Gore Hill Expressway at Artarmon. We ride through Lane Cove and over the Gladesville Bridge (shared path) on our return to Concord. This ride is around 55km and graded Medium-Hard, partly due to the hills. Coffee/brunch en route. (Castlecrag) - slow service on 27 Dec 2015!
ECentennial Park 130Join us on Sunday for a return ride to Centennial Park
Date: Sunday 7th October
Time: 7:00 am (note start of daylight saving)
Start: Five Dock Park, First Avenue Five Dock opposite Domremy gates
Destination: Centennial Park
Distance: 30km
Pace: easy/moderate - average 18kph
Grade: medium - some hills, some secondary roads
Our destination is Centennial Park, heading out from Five Dock via Lilyfield Road through Pyrmont and the City to Woolloomooloo. In the 'loo we join the Bourke St cycleway and climb through Daringhurst to Surry Hills and into Moore Park. Those who wish can do a few hot laps of Centennial Park before we return via Newtown with a coffee/breakfast stop at Urban Bites.

Bring: helmet, water bottle, spare tube, pump and repair kit, wet weather jacket.
ECentennial Park 2
long ride
5518MFrom Concord to the Cooks River Cycleway, through Mascot to the Bourke Rd Cycleway, on through Waterloo to Moore Park then Centennial Park. Return via Camperdown and Annandale stopping at Deus ex Machina, Camperdown, for coffee. River Cycleway
EChippendale2915MInner South West Sydney ExplorerWe'll take a direct route from Concord to Chippendale through Leichardt, Annandale and Sydney University. Then we'll use back lanes and quiet streets to gawp at seven or so notable inner city building/landscape projects in and around the UTS campus, for example Sydney's own version of the New York "High Line" park. Return using Anzac Bridge, Iron Cove Bridge and the back streets of Drummoyne. Coffee/breakfast stop along the way TBD. Cafe at Powerhouse mueum open at 9am weekends. Or consider options at Central Park. Map includes notes identifying pedestrian crossings, use of footpaths and places to stop to talk about sights.mapmyrideGAConcord to Chippendale through Leichardt, Annandale and Sydney University. Return using Anzac Bridge, Iron Cove Bridge and the back streets of Drummoyne.
SWChipping Norton30Ride through Rookwood and Regents Park to Bass Hill then along the Georges River to Chipping Norton. Return
SWChipping Norton Lake?3018MHead out along the M4 cycle way to Merrylands then follow the rail line to Fairfield and on to Chipping Norton Lake. Head back through Chester Hill for a coffee stop then home via Rookwood. About 55km all up averaging 18 kph with max of about 28 on the flat. Medium ride due to length on a mix of dedicated cycle ways and back streets.
ECity Explorer30From Brewer St we head over Anzac Bridge to the City, Mrs Macquaries Chair, the ‘Loo, the Cross and Surry Hills. Coffee and snack at Bourke Street Bakery then back through Ultimo. We’ll be mostly on public roads with a bit of traffic by the return journey so the ride is graded medium, for experienced riders. St Bakery
ECity West30MUltimo Glebe loopA loop into the edge of the city via the ANZAC bridge and Pyrmont and returning to Concord through Ultimo (includes elevated "Goods Line" precinct) Glebe, Annandale, Leichardt, Haberfield and FiveDock. It’s a medium ride of about 28km with that unavoidable Lilyfield hill and a few shorter steep pinches and mostly on public roads. Short stretches are on roads that may be stressful (Sussex Street and Wentworth Park Rd) and there are some unusual riding issues like traffic lights at the bottom or top of steepish hills and moving from multi lane roads onto paths. Off road sections around Iron Cove, the "Goods Line" precinct and Rozelle Bay may be busy with walkers and dogs (who have priority on the paths) requiring slow riding. my rideGAConcord to Anzac Bridge and Pyrmont Bridge, south on Sussex Street to Haymarket, up and along Goods Line, north west past Wentworth Park to Blackwattle Bay. West on southern side of railway (Annandale). South along light rail, cross Hawthorne Canal, Waratah Street to Ingham and Barnstaple and Concord.Blackwattle Glebe. Opens 8am at about 16km. $3:50 for a long black, for food at least it is pricey (most sandwich options about $13.00) and they won't split the bill. So please bring small notes and coins.
EClovelly30The GroperTo Clovelly via the Inner West, Sydney Uni campus and Centennial Park. This is a Medium grade ride of about 45km with some hills including a fairly long climb out of Clovelly back up to Centennial Park. This ride requires experience with gears, competence with riding with a group and confidence in riding on public roads while adhering to road rules. Ride time including short breaks and a longer stop at Clovelly for coffee and food (and a swim if you like) should be 3 ½ to 4 hours. See you Sunday at the Brewer St carpark at 7.00am., Glebe, Sydney Uni, Centennial Pk, Clovelly, Waterloo, Camperdown, Haberfield, Five Dk.Sea Salt
SComo5416. 18.2 (27/3/26)MGeorges River
Cinnamon Scroll ride
Ride to Como for coffee by the Georges River. The route traverses Campsie, Kingsgrove, Hurstville, Penshurst and Oatley. Return on a similar route. Some hills. Mostly on trafficked roads.
BikelyRMBelmore, Kingsgrove, Hurstville, Oatley, Georges River, Georges River, Oatley, Mortdale, Hurstrville, Kingsgrove, Clemton Park, Cooks River cycleway
Concord circuit3517E-MConcord missing bike routes MapMyRideGABrewer St, Mortlake, Canada Bay, Strathfield, Liberty Grove, Concord West, Brewer StThree Spoons
SCronulla37Down the Cooks River cycle path, then along Botany Bay on the shared path, over the Captain Cook Bridge, through Woolaware to Cronulla for and coffee; mostly flat
terrain. Distance: 80km. Grade: Medium
DM/KMCooks River cycle path, Tempe, Botany Bay, Woolaware, to Cronulla. Reurn may take back street through Dolls Point and Monterrey to Kyeemagh.
Drummoyne circuit4017E-MDrummoyne missing bike routes MapMyRideGAStart - Brewer St Car Park, Concord West 7.30am and Five Dock Park (cnr Park and First) 8 am, Birkenhead Point, Chiswick, Abbotsford, Lyons Rd, and Wareemba return to Five Dock Park and Concord.?
SDulwich Hill43Sideways, Strathfield Sth, Cooks R, Dulwich H, Haberfield, Five DkSideways
EDulwich hill2818E-MDulwich HillFrom Concord to Homebush West then a gentle downhill along the Cooks River Cycleway before coming up through Hurlstone Park to a cafe at Dulwich Hill. Return to Concord through Summer Hill, Haberfield and Five Dock. Strahfield, Cooks River, Dulwich Hill, Summer Hill, Haberfield, Concord
EDulwich hill4618E-MMary PoppinsBrewer St car park, Concord) loop to the Cooks River, the Astronaut at Dulwich Hill, number 40 Pembroke St Ashfield, Mary Poppins, Jose Rizal, Haberfield and back to ConcordRMPapas
NEastwood47Mdeleted dead link as at 4/11/18RunmeterDM/JMConcord W, JW Br, Meadowbank, Deniston, Eastwood, Deniston W, JW Br, Rhodes, Concord W.Lattecino
NEastwood26.516MFrom Brewer St Concord we head to Concord West & Rhodes to cross the John Whitton Br then Meadowbank, Deniston, Eastwood and return using Silverwater Bridge and Olympic Park. Coffee at Lattecino in Concord West. Some hills. Grade Medium.
NEpping Rd Cycleway3216E-M, Concord
NField of Mars30Trip to Mars Br, Field of Mars, Epping Rd, N Ryde, Deniston, John Whitton Br, Rhodes Foreshore, Concord W
NGladesville 153On Sunday the group rides to Gladesville. First up, we do a loop through the autumn cool of Sydney Olympic Park to Rhodes and then over the Parramatta River. There are some hills going through Putney and Gladesville and over the Gladesville Bridge (on the shared path). We'll stop at the Bakehouse, Drummoyne, for coffee and brunch before returning to Concord. The total distance is around 29 km and the grading is Easy/Medium with an average speed of 15 to 17 km/hr. We should be back at Concord between 10:00 and 10:30am. Bridge, Putney, Morrison Rd, Gladesville Hospital, Gladesville Bridge, Drummoyne, AbbotsfordBakehouse
NGladesville 255Tarban CreekDMRyde Bridge, Putney, Morrison Rd, Junction St, Tarban Creek shared path, Gladesville Bridge, Drummoyne, Abbotsford
NGordon via Lane Cove NP55Brewer St to Meadowbank, Denistone and Shrimpton Creek cycleway. On to Lane Cove National Park, West Killara and Gordon for coffee. return via similar route. A longer ride with some steep hills. Grade medium/hard.
NGordon via Lane Cove NP - version 25719.4M/HBrwer St to Eastwood, Vimera Rd, Macquarie University, Lane Cove River NPand as above to Gordon. Return to NP and Macquarie Park then take Shrimpton Creek cycleway. & Rusty's espres bar
EHaberfield6016EConcord- Fivedock -Bayrun- cross over to Haberfield at Timbrell park. Coffee at Haberfield. Return via Ashfield Park, Croydon. Haberfield Concord
NEKirribilli - from Concord63
NEKirribilli - from Five Dock85From Five Dock Park, through Haberfield to Lilyfield, over the Anzac, Pyrmont and Sydney Harbour bridges for coffee at Kirribilli. You have the options of returning at a slow to moderate pace on a similar route, or taking a slightly faster pace and longer route home via the lower north shore.CyclemeterDM/MB Lilyfield, Anza Br, Pyrmont Br, Hickson Rd, Harbour Br and return except for Pyrmont harbour foreshoreMarkets or Village Cafe, Bligh St.
SEKurnell and Cape Solander20 - 35Whale watchingAlong Cooks River cycleway, then along Botany Bay and over Captn Cook Bridge. On cyclepaths and trafficked streets. Coffee at Kurnell.DMCool Mac, Burton St, is recommended by Rebecca 03/07/16
SELa Perouse30 C to C
20 FD to FD
DMCooks River cycleway, Mascot, Botany, La Perouse
WLake Parramatta32 to 35Ride from Concord, cross the Parramatta River, head west along the shared path to Parramatta and continue on to North Parramatta. Have coffee overlooking Lake Parramatta. The Lake is now swimmable so there is the option for a brief swim. Return through Sydney Olympic Park. BayBUG grading: Medium via Homebush and M4 Cycleway, back via N bank Parra River, JW Bridge, Rhodes.Lake Parra Cafe (opens 8:30)
SouthLakembaW16E-MThe ride takes the usual route to Cooks river via Croydon. Head east toward Dulwich Hill and cross over at the Sugar House Rd footbridge to join the Cup and Saucer Creek path. Follow the creek through to Hughes Park and follow the back roads to Belmore for breakfast at Jobel's Cafe. Head home by following the railway to Lakemba, cut across to Belfield and rejoin the Cooks river trail at Ford Park.The rest of the return route is the reverse of our Cooks river ride. ride that uses Cokks river twice, Cup and Saucer CreekJobel's Cafe
NLane Cove NP18M/Ha longer ride of about 47 km to Lane Cove NP via Lilyfield, Anzac Bride, Harbour Bridge, North Sydney, Artarmon, Chatswood to Lane Cove NP and returning via Shrimpton Creek pathway, West Ryde and Rhodes. This is a medium to hard grade ride with some hills on a mixture of roads and shared paths.
The ride is for experienced riders and I anticipate an average pace of about 18kph and more on the flat. Ride time should be about 3 and a half hours including a cafe stop.
NFivedoc to Lanecove NP40M
WLidcombeDMRookwood, Lidcombe, Sydney Olympic ParkLily's, SOP
SWLidcombeNecropolis, Rookwood, Lidcombe, Auburn, Silverwater, SOP, Concord W.Lattecino
SELittle BayDMvariation of La Perouse
NELower North ShoreDMArtarmon, Lane Cove NP, Macquarie Park, Shrimptons Ck shared path, Ryde, West Ryde
WM7 - 160MRide from Concord to Strathfield, take the train to Seven Hills, then ride the M7 Cycleway to Liverpool, with a coffee/brunch stop on the way. Riders may elect to return by train to Strathfield or ride to Concord along the Liverpool Rail Trail and M4 cycleway. Grading: Medium Glenfield. Return by train or riding
SWM7 - 2DMLiverpool. Return by train or riding
NMacquarie UniversityConcord to Macquarie Uni and return, using different routes.
. Any suggestions? Back stop will be Concord. MapMyRideGAEastwood, Macquarie Uni, Shrimpton Creek cyclewayMacquarie Centre
NMacquarie University_13718M/HConcord - MQ-ConcordHilly ride starting from Concord to Gladesville bridge via Fivedock. Hunters Hill and Pittwater Road to North Ryde. Epping Rd Cyclway, Cox S Rd , Shrimptons Creek, Macquarie Uni. Return Via Eastwood, Meadowbank, Rhodes and Concord WEst., Fivedock, Abbortsford, Drummoyne, Hunters Hill - Ryde Road - Pittwater Road, North Ryde Epping Rd, Coxs Rd, Shrimptons Ck, Macquarie Uni, Marsfield - Vimiera Rd, Eastwood, Rydale Rd, West Ride Hermitage St, Meadowbank. John Whitton Bridge, Rhodes foreshore, Bicentenial Park, Concord West, Concord.Lattecino
NEManly Dam18.5M/HIncluding Spit Bridge, Seaforth, Burnt Bridge Deviation path.DWPlonk, Spit
SEMarrickville via Strathfield32MHead to Rookwood and through Strathfield for the Cooks River cycleway to Illawarra Rd. Coffee at the Post Cafe, Marrickville. Return via Dulwich Hill and Hawthorne Canal. Medium grade ride. (15km off road but 5km of busier roads) River. Illawarra Rd. Marrickville. Return via Dulwich Hill and Hawthorne CanalPost Cafe
SEMarrickville via Burwood Rd27MHead through Burwood for the Cooks River cycleway to Illawarra Rd. Coffee at the Post Cafe, Marrickville. Return via Dulwich Hill and Hawthorne Canal. Medium grade ride. (13km off road but 7km of busier roads), QEII Park, Borwood Rd, Cooks River. Illawarra Rd. Return via Marrickville Rd, Dennison St, Railway Pde. Hawthorne Canal, Bay Run, Heath, Barnstaple, Henry, Lyons Rd West.Post Cafe
NMarsfield 1DMMeadowbank, Eastwood, Marsfield, Macquarie Univ, North Ryde, Ryde, Putney, Concord West
EMaroubra5318MThe BraWe depart from Concord and make our way along the Cooks River Cycleway. From there we pass the airport, and explore Mascot and Botany to get a taste of the Rabbitoh’s natural habitat, before “hanging ten” with the locals at the Northend Cafe near Maroubra beach. Return by a similar route. Medium grade with some hills. B
NMortlake Putney Ferry
EasyOur return route means dodging the magpies through the suburban oases of Hillsdale and Eastlakes, before cutting through Roseberry, Newtown and Annandale back through Five Dock and home.
NMortlake Putney Ferry
EasyA shorter ride suitable for less experienced riders and with a very civilised start time (the first ferry doesn't run till 11:00 on a Sunday). The route will take you from Concord through Mortlake, across the river on the ferry to Putney then west along the river to the Ryde Bridge and back to Concord. Easy grade ride with only one gentle climb up from the wharf at Putney.
NNeutral BayDMAdditional loop on Kirribilli
ENielsen Park 1We head east over the Anzac Bridge, through the CBD and Woolloomooloo to Rose Bay and Vaucluse, up 'Heartbreak Hill' for coffee and a swim - optional - at Nielsen Park. Then we ride on to Watsons Bay for the ferry trip back to Circular Quay and ride home to Concord. dk, Lilyfield, Anza Br, City, 'Loo, Double Bay, Nielson Pk, Watsons Bay. Return by Ferry to Cicular Quay, retrace to ConcordNP Cafe
ENielsen Park 2 Dk, Lilyfield, Anza Br, City, 'Loo, Double Bay, Nielson Pk, Watsons Bay. Return by Ferry to Abbotsford.NP Cafe
Nielsen Park to Cnetennial Park to Five DockAlternative to usual ferrry return from Watson's Bay, this route goes through Vaucluse, Dover Heights, North Bondi, Bondi and Waverley to Centennial Park, then through Inner South and West to Five Dock. There are hills and traffic.
NWNorth Rocks19.5MRock 'n' RollFrom Concord we head north to West Ryde. Then some climbing up to North Rocks Road. After that there is a long gentle downhill roll to North Parramatta, and then home along the bike path on the north side of the river., Carlingford, North Rocks, North Parramatta, Parra Valley cyclewayLittle Rock, North Rocks
NWNorth Rocks_220MRock 'n' Roll_2As above but return by south side of Parramatta River and Benelong Bridge, Carlingford, North Rocks, North Parramatta, Parra Valley cyclewayThe Rocks pantry
NNorth Ryde43Over Ryde Bridge, Along Charles St R at Victoria Rd, L at Cressy Rd, onto path up to Field of Mars, Cressy Rd to Nth Ryde, Magdala Rd to Lane Cove River, over footbridge to Epping Rd cycle/ped path, L out to Ryrie St, L, ... at Ryde
WOrphan School CreekGeorges River TributariesOut to Prospect Reservoir, south through Western Sydney Parklands to Abbotsbury then east along the Creek to Canley Vale...DMPropsect Ck cycelway, Prospect Reservoir, Abbotsbury, Fairfield, Rail Trail, Parramatta, Abbotsbury
WParramatta 1Parramatta Park M4We'll head out through Sydney Olympic Park and along the M4 cycleway to West Parramatta. There we head north through Mays Hill into Parramatta Park.We'll have coffee at Parramatta. Our return will be along the north side of the Parramatta River. This is a fairly level ride. Total distance is around 35 km. MapMyRideKMM4 cycleway, Harris Park
WParramatta 2DMM4 cycleway, West Parramatta, MAys Hill, Parramatta Park
WParramatta 3E-MVariation of Parramatta 2. We'll head out through Sydney Olympic Park and along the M4 cycleway to West Parramatta. There we head north through Mays Hill into Parramatta Park.We'll have coffee at Parramatta. Our return will be along the north side of the Parramatta River. This is a fairly level ride. Total distance is around 37 km. cycleway, Mays Hill, Westmead, Parramatta Park
WParramatta Park
WProspect - Toongabbie - Parramata19.3M-H along M4 to Merrylands and Guildford, to Prospect, then north from Reservoir, through Prospect, follow Greystanes Creek to Toongabbie then along the Creek to Old Windsor Rd, past Westmead Hospital into Parramatta PArkParramatta Park
WProspect CreekDMPropsect canal cycelway, Smithfield, Prospect Ck cycelway, Rail Trail, Merrylands, Parramatta,Hrt 2 Hrt, Merrylands
SWPunchbowl and BelmoreDMJobels, Belmore
ERedfernFrom Concord we head to Croydon to follow the rail corridor to Redfern. Return through Sydney Uni campus and Camperdown for coffee at Runcible Spoon. easy/medium grade. Western Rail line, Redfernvarious
ERedleaf30MFrom Five Dock we head East through the City to Woollahra for coffee at Redleaf Cafe and a dip in the Murray Rose Pool. Return via Centennial Park.DM
SRevesby and Bankstown54MRide via Rookwood to Bass Hill (passing the Dunc Grey Velodrome) and on to the Georges River. Follow the route around Milperra to Panania for coffee/brunch at Revesby. We continue through Bankstown, Yagoona, Regents Park and Lidcombe on the return to Concord.DMGeorges River, Milperra, Revesby, Bankstown, Yagoon, RookwoodJava Lava, Revesby
WRookwood16ENecropolis explorerDistance will about 15.5 km (return, no one way journeys) and the destination is the oldest (1863) part of the necropolis, built around what is now known as Necropolis circuit. The trip there and back is about 9km on road (including a few roundabouts and the steady 0.5km uphill of Mitchell Rd, Homebush West) and about 6km off road or on the 40Km/h limited roads in the necropolis. When we get there we'll spend 30 minutes walking with some short riding segments around Necroplis circuit and we'll have a closer look at a dozen or so monuments, some to the famous, some forgotten apart from their monument and some just beautiful. Because of the walking "duck walk" type cleated shoes are not recommended.GACooks River cycle route from Pommeroy St, turn off to Rookwood top of Mitchell St. Cycle to old No1 mortuary station and investigate sites within 400 m. See Geoff's notes. Either return same way (15.5km) or rejoin Cooks River route and return via The Boulevard, Burwood Rd or Croyden Avenue for a longer trip.
WRookwood29MConcord to Rookwood for "Hidden" sculpture walk23km ride return to Rookwood gates and then 4km within cemetary riding and 2km walking and riding among sculptures (allow an hour for sculptures)See .pdf file in BayBUG/Maps "Concord Rookwood ride 270817"Mapmy RideGAConcord, Canada Bay, Croydon, Cooks River path, turn west to Strathfield and Rookwood. Coffee at Village cntre. Follow cemetary circuit before starting sculpture walk/ride near Cemetery Trust office in Hawthorne Ave. Return Concord through Flemington and Homebush.
ERozelle2514.6E/MConcord to Rozelle tram sheds visiting 3 inner west cemeteriesDestination: Rozelle tram sheds. Distance: 25kms. Grading: Easy-Medium. Pace (on level terrain): Low 20s km/hSee .pdf file in BayBUG/Maps "Laneways Cemetries and Tram Shed ride 280517"Mapmy RideGAFrom Concord we head through Croydon and Ashfield to the first stop at St John’s Anglican Cemetery, Ashfield, then over Parramatta Rd to St David’s Presbyterian Cemetery, Haberfield; then east to Camperdown Cemetery, Newtown, then North through Annandale to the Tram Sheds at Rozelle for coffee and refreshment. Which will be about 15km into the ride. Returning to Concord on the usual Lilyfield Rd, BayRun cycle path, Five Dock route.
NESeven Bridges3120MFrom Five Dock we head East around Henley Marine to Iron Cove BR, then through Rozelle to ANZAC Br, Pyrmont Br, Sydney Harbour Bridge and through North Sydney to Artarmon. After coffee at Lane Cove we descend BurnsBay Rd to Figtree Br, Tarban Creek Br and finally number 7, Gladesville Br. Medium grade ride with some hills. Marine to Iron Cove BR, ANZAC Br, Pyrmont Br, SHB, Narremburn, Artarmon, BurnsBay Rd, Figtree Br, Tarban Creek Br, Gladesville Br.Lane Cove
NSilverwater Br to Gladesville Br34E-Mdeparting from Concord we will explore the new cycle path along Powells Creek then through Olympic Park to Rhodes and the Bennelong Bridge. From Wentworth Point we follow the river to Silverwater Water Bridge and return along the North bank through Putney to Gladesville Bridge and Drummoyne where we stop for coffee. The last leg is through Abbotsford back to concord. Should be a beautiful spring day. Look forward to seeing you on the ride. We ride mostly off road on shared paths and cycleway but with some stretches on road with traffic. Some hills through Putney. Bakehouse, Gladesville
WSilverwater bridge and return24E-M Meadowbank Silverwater SOP ConcordLillis on the park
WSilverwater Starting from Fivedock30E-MStart from Ingham Ave, Fivedock park. Lyons Road to Concord. Back streets to Concord West. Sydney Olympic Park to Rhodes foreshore. Cross to Wentworth Point Via Benelong Bridge. Follow Louise Aauvage
WSydney Olympic ParkWe start at Brewer St Concord opposite Frappe Cafe Bar at 7:00 am.
WSydney Olympic Park and Silverwater Bridge22 to Yaralla, 24 to Brewer St Concord18E-MOlympic Park and YarallaThe ride is looping from the Brewer St start to and over the Western line at North Strathfield, along Powells Creek, view the future Korean Cultura l centre at Bressington Park, through Olympic Park to the Parramatta River using Olympic Boulevarde and Louise Savage Path, over Silverwater Bridge, back to Ryde Bridge along the Parramatta River cycle way, cross Ryde Bridge and south to the Dame Eadith Walker Hospital.We start at the car park on the corner of Brewer St and Majors Bay Rd at 8:00 am and will get to the Dame Eadith Walker Hospital 9 - 9:30am. Likley no coffee break, Devonshire Tea at the Dame Eadith Walker Hospital may be enough!See "Medium Silverwater 300417.png" in BayBUG/MapsMapMyRideGADee route descriptionNone
EVIVID lights17easyVividMBSpice Alley, Chippendale/Broadway
NWWest Pennant Hills We start at the car park on the corner of Brewer St and Majors Bay Rd at 8:00 am and will get to the Dame Eadith Walker Hospital 9 - 9:30am. Coffee break to be decided, Devonshire Tea at the Dame Eadith Walker Hospital may be enough!DMMeadowbank, Eastwood,Carlingford, Cumberland State Forest, Carlingford, M2, Vimiera Rd, EsatwoodSaligna
NEWoolwich30 - 33E-MMaxi YachtFrom Concord we head to Five Dock, Gladesville Br, Hunters Hill & Woolwich Dock to view the Maxi Yachts being prepared for the Sydney to Hobart race. Return via Gladesville, Putney, Ryde Bridge and Concord West, for coffee at Lattecino. Medium grade. MapsDM/MBFive Dock, Gladesville Br, HH, Woolwich Dock, HH, Gladesville, Putney, Ryde Br, Concord W.
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