Sir Hubert Opperman (1906-1996), one of Australia’s great sporting cyclists, spent the last years of his life in Knox. During the 1920s and 30s, 'Oppy', as he became affectionately known, held virtually every Australian long distance, road racing and track record, as well as many world records, in cycling.
As a tribute to Oppy’s contribution to the sport, several bicycle trails along the Knox cycleway have been named after some of his most famous races. There are a number of commemorative sculptures and memorials placed along the route.
The Opperman Trails include: