Category Archives: Cycling

Cooks River Bike Ride – 25 September 2017

Chuin Nee had invited me to join her and her young son Jasper on a bike ride along the Cooks River Cycleway. We rode from Dulwich Hill to the river and then along to Tempe. We then crossed the Princess … Continue reading

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Parramatta Bike Ride – 2 July 2017

We had recently heard that one of the missing bits of the Parramatta Valley Cycleway had now been completed. So it was worth a ride too see how it is. I joined John and Seby at the Cooks River Cycleway. … Continue reading

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Bike Ride to Botany Bay – 4 June 2017

John had just picked up his new cargo bike and was keen to take it for a ride. So he headed out along the Greenway for the Cooks River with Chuin Nee, Jasper and Sebastian. I met them on the … Continue reading

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Christmas Lights Ride – Leichhardt – 17 December 2016

Except for the previous Christmas, when the weather was not so good, I had joined a group of friends for a bike ride around the inner west looking at some of better Christmas lights on display. This year, we continued … Continue reading

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Cooks River Birds – 22 May 2016

This was a nice bike ride along the cycleways of the Cooks River visiting some of the wetlands and photographing the birds. The first place  I stopped was Gough Whitlam Park. The I cycled to TheLanding Lights Wetland at Rockdale. … Continue reading

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RIP Garry Pienaar

A friend, Garry Pienaar, recently lost his battle with cancer. Over the years we shared some great times climbing and mountain biking. Many memories and adventures! David Forbes has put together a moving visual tribute –   Garry P Funeral … Continue reading

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Christmas Lights of the Inner West – Bike Ride – 18 December 2014

Each year a group of us have got on our bikes are completed an evening tour of the Christmas Light of the inner west. In past years we have started at Dulwich Hill and moved west along the Cooks River … Continue reading

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Critical Mass – Harbour Bridge Ride – 28 November 2014

I joined a group of friends for the annual ride over the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The ride is a celebration of cycling and a protest at the lack of facilities for cycling. For example, recent announcements of NSW Government infrastructure … Continue reading

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Vale – Graant Benett

Graant Benett was riding his bike last week on one of his usual training rides when he was knocked down by a turning car. He had nasty injuries including major brain damage and he sadly he passed away a few days … Continue reading

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Christmas Lights – Inner West Bike Ride – 23 December 2013

Time once again for our Christmas Light Bike Ride. The ride was organised by Audrey and was mainly along the Cooks River Cycleway. We started from Dulwich Hill, where we had dinner and waited for it to get dark.

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