Metropolitan and Commuter Paths
Whether visiting or a local, Adelaide and its surrounding regions offer plenty to the casual, family or hardcore rider, and the Adelaide Cycling Atlas is building a database of both established routes, popular climbs, and recommended itineraries to help your journey through the state even better by bike.
Explore your options in the Atlas below.
A QUICK GUIDE
Each route has a profile to guide your decision-making. Here's what you need to know:
Any of South Australia's 12 key regions, including Adelaide, Adelaide Hills, Barossa, Clare Valley, Eyre Peninsula, Fleurieu Peninsula, Flinders Ranges and Outback, Kangaroo Island, Limestone Coast, Murray River (inc Lakes and Coorong), Riverland and Yorke Peninsula.
How far the route is, this could be in one direction or a loop.
Difficulty (Koala Rating)
🐨 flat, easy, quick 🐨🐨 some level of undulation, you'll raise a sweat 🐨🐨🐨 a medium-distance ride with climbing 🐨🐨🐨🐨 a few hours in the saddle with longer climbs 🐨🐨🐨🐨🐨 endurance riding
Recommended bike type for your journey
Either Gravel, Unsealed or Sealed
Departure and arrival points for your journey (note: Most paths can be reversed)
Townships we recommend for a bite to eat
An assessment of likely motor vehicle traffic conditions year-round.
PROFILE AND MAP
Every entry in the atlas has a profile summary of the route, as well as a map showing start and end points.
CITY-BASED AND COMMUTER PATHS