Cycling in the Illawarra

In celebration of Wollongong hosting the  Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) 2022 Road World Championships, 18- 27 September, Wollongong Library is holding an exhibition of photographs of Cycling in the Illawarra.  The exhibition is part of Wollongong City Council’s Spin Fest. From penny farthing bicycles to recent riders and races, explore a collection of historical photos from the Illawarra Images collection.

The exhibition will be on display throughout August and September during Library opening hours on Level 1, in the Lab. Visit the Library website for information on opening hours, parking and accessibility.

To view images and their captions, go to the slideshow below

or click on individual images within the gallery.

Online puzzles based on the images can be found here.

To see more images from the Wollongong City Libraries’ Illawarra Images collection or to order high resolution copies of images, go to:

Illawarra Images

For more photos of local cyclists see ‘Ride the Past‘ exhibition by Migrant Heritage Project.


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