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.