But add 'old' to the equation and you've instantly got bike riders' bliss.
The Old Pacific Highway is one of the greater Sydney region's best cycling destinations ... period.
Nestled between Hornsby, the northern extremity of Sydney's suburban sprawl, and Gosford, the capital of the Central Coast, this ride will transport you to a place that's 1000 miles from anywhere.
If you can manage to get away on a weekday you'll enjoy minimal traffic - you might even be lucky enough to snare the road for yourself!
A word of warning - One the weekends motorcycle enthusiasts frequent this road and tend to go a crazy, knowing full well that police patrols are few and far between.
Here are a few pictures from a recent Team Car trip to the area ...
More details on this sensational ride coming soon so stay tuned!