I live in Erskineville and work in Circular Quay and rode into work for the first time today along Mitchell st, then zig zagging through to Crown St, then Oxford St, Hyde Park and then macquarie st.…Continue
"I used to do that commute, I'd go up past Macdonaldtown Station to Wilson St, the backroads to Prince Alfred, then around Central to get to George Street and battle my way up through the rush hour traffic. Not ideal. It was my first commute…"
"My prefered relaxed option to and from Erskineville to Circular Quay is Burren St - Shepherd St - Mountain St - Kelly St - Mary Ann St - Ultimo Rd - Darling Drive - Pymont Bridge. The Sussex/Hickson Rd.
This will change a bit when they finish…"
"When I did a bike count for Supertuesday at corner of City Rd and Broadway there were quite a few cyclists heading down City Rd from presumably Newtown and turning into either Broadway or Bay St, so that might not be too bad a way to go in peak…"
"Possibly not a route for the faint hearted, but the one I take from Erko to Town Hall. I do see other bikes on this route all the time.
Get onto Wilson Street. Turn left onto Regent Street at Redfern Station and stay in the middle lane.…"
"I might even avoid the bottom half of Wattle street by going behind the UTS tower to get to Harris, and onto Ultimo Road, then left down Darling Drive behind the Exhibition Centre as far as Pyrmont Bridge, toddle across and do the Barangaroo thing…"
"Well, Google Maps do bike routes now, but their suggested route is somewhat convoluted.
Personally, I'd probably not be going the Crown Street way. I'd probably shortcut through or next to the tech park to reach Redfern Station, then cut…"
"Check out this.
It gives you some of the more cyclist friendly roads to use. There will almost always be a compromise to be made between directness and cycle-friendliness, but an option for a route that is a little more direct while remainign…"
I live in Erskineville and work in Circular Quay and rode into work for the first time today along Mitchell st, then zig zagging through to Crown St, then Oxford St, Hyde Park and then macquarie st. The ride took me about 25minutes - I'll probably take 5 minutes off as learn the route a little better.Although it was a decent enough ride, is there a more direct route that I should be taking?See More