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Exploring the Greytown-Woodside Cycle Trail

An image of the Greytown Woodside Trail in the Wairarapa

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.

An inspirational cyclist in the making

Grit riding her bike

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.

Voting closes this Saturday for NZ's Favourite Places to Cycle!

NZs Favourite Places to Cycle logo

You've got until this Saturday 28 February to vote for the finalists of NZ's Favourite Places to Cycle!

Bike Wise kids bike winners

Avantiplus Gravity kids bike

Although Easter is just around the corner, before Christmas the Bike Wise Santa asked who was on the naughty or nice list as part of a special Christmas kid’s bike promotion.

Coke NZ gets behind Go By Bike Day

Coke NZ staff support Go By Bike Day 2015

Coke NZ staff in Auckland recently got their pedal on in support of Go By Bike Day.

Bike bingo gets Nelson cycling

Cyclists at Bike Fest Nelson

Combining bikes and bingo may sound a little odd, possibly conjuring up thoughts of grandma weaving her way around the bingo hall on two wheels.

Wheel good times at Waiheke Cycle Fest

Tanya Batt is the Belle on a Bike

Renowned for its stunning beaches and delectable wines, Waiheke is increasingly making a name for itself as a destination to explore by bike.

Huri Huri Wairarapa Bike Fest – rolling and revolving

People on the Wairarapa Festival Bike and Hike Trail

The inaugural Huri Huri Wairarapa Bike Festival kicked off with a bang last weekend and runs until this Sunday.

Learning on the move with Pinehaven School

Pinehaven School opens new bike tracks

Pinehaven School in Upper Hutt recently celebrated the opening of three new bike tracks – a 500 metre loop, a skills track and a BMX style pump track.

Cycle Skills Riding High in Marlborough

Children on cycles passing a cone

Cycle skills have been taught in New Zealand schools for years, and the Marlborough community seems to have a great formula.