Find out the latest news and stories about biking around New Zealand.
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Bike Wise national coordinator Mike van der Boom shares some thoughts on his recent travels in Europe.
Cycling is an integral part of New Zealand’s land transport system and is now the fastest growing mode of transport in several cities and towns across the country.
The 2015-2018 Urban Cycleways Programme, announced last month by the Prime Minister, will see $296 million invested in 41 projects in 15 urban centres over the next three years.
Minn Brodie from the Christchurch City Council shares her thoughts on urban cycle routes in the Garden City.
What better way than a guided bike ride to get people acquainted with new cycle infrastructure and cycling in Auckland? That was the aim of Auckland Transport’s Henderson to the City Ride, which took place during Bike Wise month. Based on feedback received, participants were certainly surprised and delighted with the many cycling opportunities available in the city.
Submitted by Auckland Transport’s Cycling and Walking team
For the second time in under a year, Waihi East School students have enjoyed the opportunity to rub shoulders with an Olympic athlete. That’s because Alison Shanks, Olympic cyclist and Commonwealth Games gold medallist, recently visited the school to gave an inspiring talk, emphasising the importance of dreaming big and sharing goals to gain support in the realisation of dreams.
Recently named one of the world’s hottest travel experiences by the internationally renowned Lonely Planet travel guide, the Rimutaka Cycle Trail offers an accessible bicycling paradise for New Zealanders.
“Your style + a bike = brilliant!” That’s Frocks on Bikes (FOB) simple philosophy and we love it! Frocks on Bikes is a dedicated biking network across Australasia aimed at women of all ages and shapes and sizes.
This summer, Bike Wise asked Kiwis to nominate and vote for their favourite places to cycle from around New Zealand. After receiving thousands of votes, New Zealand has spoken!
Throughout the course of Bike Wise’s ‘NZ’s Favourite Places to Cycle’ campaign, a few different cycle trails have come to our attention - one of these trails is the Greytown-Woodside Trail in the Wairarapa.
Grit Craig is no ordinary cyclist. That’s because she has the added challenge of overcoming dyspraxia, a debilitating condition which affects coordination and makes riding a bike a daunting challenge.