15 Toughest Rides

#  Ride km    Nosh Stops  Last ridden
1 Turramurra station for Alpe de Bellbird 'n Bowen - M2 to Seven Hills train to Richmond, climb Bellbird Hill/Warks Hill Rd & Bowen Mtn, return Richmond train to Seven Hills then M2  


2 monster climbs  1. Kurrajong Village
. Richmond train back to
Seven Hills
4 Jan '09
2 Cowan to Wyong via Spencer


Long climb from Spencer  1. Mt White Store  2. Spencer store
Yarramalong General Store 

1 Oct '07

3 Nth Turramurra Tour de Windsor via Pitt Town Rd, returning via Cattai Ridge, Berowra Waters, Bobbin Head 134 3 climbs  1.  Andy's Cafe Arcadia
 2. Thompsons Square Windsor. 
 3.  Berowra Waters
29 Jan 06
4 Tour de Windsor via M2, Seven Hills to Windsor, then 47km Ebenezer, Sackville, Maroota, Pitt Town loop, Clarendon to Seven Hills station, then M2 131 long  1. Thompsons Square Windsor. 
 2. Pitt Town
19 Aug 07
5 Tour de Wisemans Ferry from Hornsby, G.G, WF, Cliftonville, Maroota, G.G 118 Cliftonville climb short but steep   1.  Wisemans Ferry
  2.  Stone House Café Maroota
30 Dec '07
6 Central Coast loop - Hornsby, St Ives, Palm Beach, Wagstaffe, McMasters, Woy Woy, Kariong, Mt White, PitS, Hornsby 133 long   1.  Palm Beach General Store
  2.  Mt White
  3.   PitS
23 Dec '07

Turramurra via M2 to Richmond,Yarramundi, Springwood, Mitchells Pass to Penrith train to Seven Hills, M2, Brown's Waterfall


Tough climb up Yarramundi  1. Springwood cafe
 3. Penrith train to Seven Hills
9 Dec '07
8 M2, Blacktown station (or Dural via Annangrove Rd to Blacktown station), Emu Plains, Old Bathurst Rd, Blaxland, Springwood, Richmond station - M2 or Annangrove Rd home   92
Old Bathurst Rd very steep  1. Blacktown train to Emu Plains
 2. Springwood Post Office cafe
 3. Richmond train to Seven Hills

24 Dec '07

9 Turramurra station cycle to Windsor via M2/M7 then follow train line, clockwise loop of Freeman's Reach, Nth Richmond, Lowlands, Cornwallis, train from Windsor to Seven Hills, cycle M2 back


long  1. Bridge Cafe, Windsor
 2. Windsor cafe

4 Nov '07

10 Hornsby to Mt White, Somersby, Peat's Ridge loop 123 3 climbs  1. Mt White Store   2. Somersby Store
 3. Pie in the Sky
14 Oct 07
11 Tour de Warragamba Dam - M2, catch Seven Hills train to Richmond.  Sth 17km along Castlereagh Rd to Penrith.  SSW 23km up Mulgoa Rd to Warragamba Dam. Return to Penrith for train to Seven Hills and cycle back to Turramurra.


Climb to Warragamba Dam  1. Penrith Cafe
 2. Coffee Hut Cafe, Silverdale

9 Sept '07

12 Tour de Macarthur and Warragamba Dam


Long 'n lumpy  1.  Cobbitty Patisserie
 2.  Picton
25 Nov '07
13 St Ives to Palm Beach ferry, Wagstaffe, McMasters, Lisarow station, Brooklyn, Hornsby, St Ives 108 Killer  800m Paroo Rd climb  1. Ferry Palm Beach to Wagstaffe
 2. Train Lisarow to Brooklyn
 3. Pie in the Sky
 2 Dec '07

St Ives, Hornsby, Mt White, Kariong for:
Woy Woy train to Brooklyn cycle to Hornsby
or Ettalong ferry to Palm Beach


Long ride from St Ives  1. Mt White
 2. Woy Woy or on Ferry to Palm Beach
13 Aug 06
15 Nth Turramurra for Cinque Montagnes anti-clockwise, Bobbin Head to Asquith, Brooklyn climb to PitS, Berowra Waters, Galston Gorge and Bobbin Head to Nth Turra' 95 5 Climbs  1. Pie in the Sky
 2. Andy's Cafe 
7 Sept '07
16 "Tour de Avon Dam 'n back" from Birriwa Reserve Mount Annan via Camden, Razorback Mountain, Picton, Tahmoor, Bargo, Avon Dam


3 Climbs   1. Tahmoor
  2. Picton 
1 Apr '11