Looking to ditch your steering wheel for some handlebars? If you want to go bike riding in Sydney, you’ll have no trouble finding some wheelie great tracks.

Whether you’re keen for a calm cruise or you’re donning your tightest lycra and training for the Tour de France, get ready to feel the wind in your hair and a burn in your quads with these 5 cycle tracks in Sydney.

We’ve judged each track on scenery, quality, and difficulty, so you know exactly what you’re getting yourself into.

 

Centennial Parklands

Cyclists of all experience levels can enjoy the dedicated cycleways at the Centennial Parklands. In fact, over 750,000 cyclists take a ride here every year. No cars, no hills, no bumps – just a cruisy and scenic 3.8km of flat cycle lanes encircling the beautiful, leafy parklands. There’s even a Learners Cycleway just for beginners, bikes and pedal cars for hire, and on-the-spot bike repairs if your noble steed has an issue.

Scenery: 4 Wheels

Track Quality: 5 Wheels

Difficulty: 1 Wheels

This Sydney cycling track is perfect for:

Beginners, young families, and people looking to avoid riding on roads.

 

Inner West Art Ride

Care for a side of art with your ride? From art-loving locals to tourists looking to cop an eyeful of all the local talent, this 9.7km art gallery tour is the perfect combo of culture and exercise. This track takes you to 14 of the area’s best art galleries, and will leave you feeling inspired and energised.

Inner West Art Ride Sydney

Image: sydneycycleways.net

Scenery: 

Artwork: 5 Wheels

Track Quality:

Difficulty: 2 Wheels

This Sydney cycling track is perfect for:

A unique first date, or a fresh way to get your culture fix.

 

Markets Circuit

Sydney boasts some of the best markets in the country, and what better way to pick up your fresh produce and sip artisanal espresso than on two wheels? Sydney Cycleways offers this great Markets Circuit for cyclists looking to check out Sydney’s markets. This 13km ride takes you to:

  • The Rocks Foodies Market
  • Paddy’s Market
  • Glebe Market
  • Eveleigh Farmers Market
  • Surry Hills Market
  • Paddington Market.

Scenery: 3 Wheels

Track Quality: 3 Wheels

Difficulty: 3 Wheels

This Sydney cycling track is perfect for:

Confident riders wanting an active weekend activity.

 

Harbour Bridge to ANZAC Bridge

Jump on the Kent Street Cycleway and take a leisurely pedal between two of Sydney’s most iconic bridges, the Harbour Bridge and ANZAC Bridge. This cruisy 2.6km path is dedicated to cyclists, so you don’t have to worry about the busy traffic nearby. We do recommend avoiding the track at peak hour when cycling commuters are in a rush, however. Set your alarm and check it out at sunrise instead – don’t forget your camera for those breathtaking views!

Scenery: 5 Wheels

Track Quality: 4 Wheels

Difficulty: 1.5 Wheels

This Sydney cycling track is perfect for:

Sydney newbies looking for a fun way to see the city’s most famous landmarks.

 

Sydney Foreshore Loop

If you’re hankering for some beautiful water views, the Sydney Foreshore Loop is a must-ride. This easy 13km track is perfect for cyclists of all ages and experiences. It runs along quiet streets, offering scenic views and some popular Sydney hotspots along the way, including Customs House, the National Maritime Museum, and Bicentennial Park.

Sydney Foreshore Loop bike track

Image: sydneycycleways.net

Scenery: 5 Wheels

Track Quality: 3 Wheels

Difficulty: 2 Wheels

This Sydney cycling track is perfect for:

A leisurely weekend ride with the family.

 

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