Northern Beaches - Manly, Akuna, Westhead, Palm Beach

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Re: Northern Beaches - Manly, Akuna, Westhead, Palm Beach

Postby nard dog » Fri Feb 10, 2017 9:31 pm

DG1984 wrote:Military Rd is all good. You can definitely take the bridge, however there is also a bike path should you not feel comfortable. Battle Blvd is the route you want, and along Sydney Rd as you've said.

It's a good little ride.


Thanks for the quick reply mate. Looking forward to the ride! Hopefully it will open my world to possibilities such as Akuna Bay!

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Re: Northern Beaches - Manly, Akuna, Westhead, Palm Beach

Postby trailgumby » Sun Jun 04, 2017 8:47 pm

Just a heads-up for anyone riding the Old Pacific Highway towards Brooklyn, it appears someone may be laying booby-traps for cyclists and motorbike riders in the shape of taped-up bits of timber laid across the road. Linked rather than displayed due to NSFW language.

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Re: Northern Beaches - Manly, Akuna, Westhead, Palm Beach

Postby biker jk » Mon Jun 12, 2017 4:04 pm

Watch out for a couple of pot holes on the short climb on Pittwater Rd Bayview (after Loquat Valley Rd).

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Re: Northern Beaches - Manly, Akuna, Westhead, Palm Beach

Postby AUbicycles » Mon Jun 12, 2017 4:42 pm

Easily avoid by going the back way - up Loquat Valley to Lentara and then then make it around onto Kananook. And to give your legs a nice work-out, reverse it on the way back... a nice ride up Kananook.

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Re: Northern Beaches - Manly, Akuna, Westhead, Palm Beach

Postby Sparx » Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:34 am

Not sure if this has been posted anywhere - NB cycleway/walkway project open for comment.

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Re: Northern Beaches - Manly, Akuna, Westhead, Palm Beach

Postby bomber » Tue Oct 17, 2017 4:13 pm

Looks like they have removed the north and south cycle lanes on Forest way near the super centre.

Stupidly dangerous as just drops riders into the 80kph traffic.
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Re: Northern Beaches - Manly, Akuna, Westhead, Palm Beach

Postby SheikYerbouti » Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:21 am

bomber wrote:Looks like they have removed the north and south cycle lanes on Forest way near the super centre.

Stupidly dangerous as just drops riders into the 80kph traffic.



Wow, when? I rode there 3 days ago and the lanes were there.

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Re: Northern Beaches - Manly, Akuna, Westhead, Palm Beach

Postby bomber » Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:05 pm

Drove up there yesterday when I noticed it. No warnings up or anything. Can’t find any detail as to what’s going or why.
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