Galston, Glenorie and Hills Rural News - - Cycling Series -

COF­FEE: Café at Hills Coun­cil Cham­bers. Life­style & Leisure Bike Shop is on the bike path in Vine­yard. Pop in for cof­fee, pas­tries and the lat­est cy­cling gos­sip. Nu­mer­ous cafes to choose from in Wind­sor.

THUMBS DOWN: Dogs off leash on the shared path be­tween Wrights Road and Cad­dies Creek. If cy­cling here you may en­counter some pedes­tri­ans and dog own­ers who be­have ag­gres­sively when you ring your bell or call out to alert them you in­tend to pass. No net­work of moun­tain bi­cy­cle trails to link and ap­pre­ci­ate Hills Shire bush­land re­serves were in­cluded in the 2009 Hills Coun­cil Bike Plan.

THUMBS UP: Hills Coun­cil hav­ing the fore­sight to build one of the most ex­ten­sive cy­cle paths net­works in Syd­ney over the last decade. Leave your car at home and use it! A lo­cal coun­cil fa­cil­i­tat­ing safe, con­ve­nient ac­cess via ac­tive trans­port op­tions to sub­ur­ban parks and his­toric home­steads with long dis­tance cy­cling links to Wind­sor. This ar­ti­cle cov­ers the best cy­cle paths that are cur­rently open. More paths will be opened, linked, sign­posted and mapped as ma­jor in­fra­struc­ture works are com­pleted.

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