Cycling infrastructure in the Willoughby local government area consists of a mix of dedicated bike paths, shared paths and marked on-road routes which are shown on the Northern Sydney bike map(PDF, 7MB).
You can take your pick of busy commuting routes, bushland paths or gentle scenic tracks out to the waterways.
Artarmon shops to Bicentennial Reserve
Take Burra Rd from the east side of Artarmon train station (a quiet suburban street) down to Artarmon Reserve then join the bike path at Flat Rock Creek, follow it under the Warringah Freeway, under Willoughby Rd then up to the Incinerator Café at Bicentennial Reserve, Small St Willoughby.
Commute to Chatswood CBD from Macquarie Park
Take the shared user path on Epping Road (M2), head north at Artarmon Reserve and follow a mix of on-road and shared paths to Chatswood CBD.
Commute to St Leonards CBD from Macquarie Park
Take the shared user path on Epping Road (M2), head south on Hampden Road and take the marked on-road route to St Leonards CBD
Lunchtime bike rides to and from Chatswood CBD
(involves a mix of on-road and off-road paths)
- Head to Bicentennial Reserve via Victor St - Johnson St - Fry St - Sydney St - Zara Rd - Patten Lane - Penkivil St - Willoughby Road - Frenchs Rd - Marlborough Rd - Small St to Bicentennial Reserve. Follow bike path around the oval, through Artarmon Reserve back up to Weedon Rd - Shepherd St - Tindale Rd - Devonshire St
- Castlecrag ride via Victor St - Johnson St - Fry St - Laurel St - Second Ave - Edinburgh Road, follow to the end and return on the same route.
There are also many mountain bike rides in Lane Cove National Park that adjoins our council area.