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      The wider Sydney basin is home to a wide variety of bushland, waterways and incredible trails. From the start of the Blue Mountains in the west, to the rocky and rugged valleys of the northern and southern coastal regions. Trails ranging from cruisy cross country at Wylde, Loftus and Yellomundee to all-out steep and gnarly tech of the Northern Beaches, as well as a number of BMX tracks, pump tracks, dirt jumps and its own freeride park at Belrose. Head to your local bike shop as shown on the map to get sent in the right direction for you.
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      Region Details
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      1,118
      Trails Mountain Bike
      1,014
      Trails E-Bike
      399
      Trails Hike
      891
      Trails Trail Running
      884
      Trails Horse
      17
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      8
      Trails Observed Trials
      3
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Trails Snowmobile
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Trails Downhill Ski
      1
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      756 miles
      Total Descent
      122,669 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,315 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,316 ft
      Reports
      10,127
      Photos
      4,140
      Ridden Counter
      192,746

      Outside Logo Articles

      Video: Commencal's Young Guns Shred Sydney
      Mar 11, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      Hugo Frixtalon and Antoine Vidal hit some trails outside the front door of Commencal's Aussie HQ.

      Popular Trail Networks

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      Manly Dam 13 20 7
      Royal National Park 28 15 5 1
      Cascades 2 14 10 5
      Woronora 7 24 13 2
      Terrey Hills 12 14 5 1
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      Popular Sydney Basin Mountain Biking Trails

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      East Trail
      Manly Dam
      19th Hole
      Manly Dam
      Trig Track
      Manly Dam
      South Trail
      Manly Dam
      North Trail
      Manly Dam
      Possum Trail
      Manly Dam
      Jumping Jack
      Manly Dam
      Stage 1 Black Descent
      Old Man's Valley
      Intermediate Trail
      Old Man's Valley
      Lava Flow
      Old Man's Valley
      Anchors
      Deep Creek
      King Brown Alley
      Deep Creek
      Lava Flow exit
      Old Man's Valley
      Pipeline Trail
      Manly Dam
      Stage 1 Upper Blue
      Old Man's Valley

      Sydney Basin Mountain Bike Routes

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      Manly Dam Official Route
      Manly Dam
      6 miles
      Manly Dam Possum loop
      Manly Dam
      7 miles
      Twin Peaks
      Oxford Falls
      5 miles
      Mulgoa Reserve v3
      Mulgoa Nature Reserve
      6 miles
      Allambie to dam
      Manly Dam
      3 miles
      Bantry Bay Rd - Popeye, Olive Oyl & Possum Trail
      Manly Dam
      3 miles
      H20 Loop Full
      Westleigh
      4 miles
      Beginner Extension [MCTA Inc]
      Mill Creek Mountain Bike Trails
      2 miles
      Mt Narra + Bull Ant Loop
      Deep Creek
      5 miles
      Intermediate Long [MCTA Inc]
      Mill Creek Mountain Bike Trails
      3 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 30 rides
      Yesterday
      • 177 rides
      Past Week
      • 1,118 rides

      Photos of Sydney Basin Mountain Bike

      trail: 19th Hole
      23 |
      Feb 10, 2022 @ 4:03pm
      Feb 10, 2022
      135 |
      Dec 26, 2020 @ 2:41pm
      Dec 26, 2020
      598 |
      Jan 17, 2018 @ 1:24am
      Jan 17, 2018
      585 |
      Dec 22, 2017 @ 2:58pm
      Dec 22, 2017
      684 |
      Nov 12, 2017 @ 3:37pm
      Nov 12, 2017
      trail: Toxic Flow
      237 |
      Oct 4, 2017 @ 5:26pm
      Oct 4, 2017
      trail: Toxic Flow
      222 |
      Oct 4, 2017 @ 5:24pm
      Oct 4, 2017
      149 |
      Feb 10, 2016 @ 6:17pm
      Feb 10, 2016

      Videos of Sydney Basin Mountain Bike

      7 | Jul 16, 2022
      Tony's TV ep 4 / Pterodactyl chasing
      6 | Jun 13, 2022
      Furst Hits
      trail: Boomer DH
      8 | May 19, 2022
      Tony's TV EP3
      21 | May 15, 2022
      trail: 4 X
      15 | Apr 12, 2022
      fat stack friday fails material
      trail: Crackers
      128 | Feb 26, 2022
      DH rock garden Loftus
      | Jan 17, 2022
      Edward - large drop
      trail: Edward
      100 | Jan 4, 2022

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      Aug 16, 2022 @ 12:28am
      9 hours
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      Aug 15, 2022 @ 8:31pm
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      Aug 15, 2022 @ 8:26pm
      13 hours
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      Aug 15, 2022 @ 3:12pm
      18 hours
      user #2586711RomanMarkaddphoto in Sydney, Australia and 17 more
      Aug 15, 2022 @ 7:23am
      1 day

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      Aug 15, 2022 @ 7:30am
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      Aug 13, 2022 @ 2:04am
      Aug 13, 2022
      user #2562966zokstarreportBlack Hawk Up99% running good
      Aug 9, 2022 @ 12:28pm
      Aug 9, 2022
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      Jul 30, 2022 @ 3:33pm
      Jul 30, 2022
      user #2296541DOCWHOtrailSchofield TrailThis firetrail is 95% dry.
      Jul 29, 2022 @ 11:05pm
      Jul 29, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1,014627 miles101,772 ft302 miles1,490 ft
      3,95810,09680240,820
      E-Bike399275 miles39,206 ft126 miles1,112 ft
      578,8802410,728
      Hike891669 miles99,954 ft312 miles3,314 ft
      1109,54755,064
      Trail Running884661 miles98,054 ft307 miles3,314 ft
      129,538124,534
      Horse175 miles774 ft3 miles686 ft
      1,5701
      Dirtbike/Moto83 miles574 ft2 miles413 ft
      1,46933
      Observed Trials32 miles121 ft3,793 ft177 ft
      1023
      ATV/ORV/OHV11 mile75 ft2,224 ft36 ft
      31,46027
      Snowmobile11 mile75 ft2,224 ft36 ft
      6
      Snowshoe11 mile75 ft2,224 ft36 ft
      Downhill Ski11 mile75 ft2,224 ft36 ft
      7
      Backcountry Ski11 mile75 ft2,224 ft36 ft
      13
      Nordic Ski11 mile75 ft2,224 ft36 ft
      19
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