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Find out the latest news and stories about biking around New Zealand.

Do you have a personal biking story you’d like to share? Have you recently got back on your bike, started a new biking initiative, developed a new biking resource or have any exciting new biking ideas? If so, we would love to hear from you.

Share the Road Campaign

We want drivers to see the person not simply the bike.

South Island trails in the running for NZ’s Favourite Place to Cycle

In NZ’s Favourite Place to Cycle competition the South Island is well represented across many of the categories. 

Taupo shines as finalists are announced for NZ’s Favourite Place to Cycle

Voting for NZ’s Favourite Place to Cycle has kicked off and Taupo is dominating the shortlist of finalists.

New Zealand cycles into Bike Wise Month

Kiwis are getting on their bikes to celebrate Bike Wise Month.

Taking a romantic bike ride out east

Bike Wise national coordinator Mike van der Boom shares his most recent cycling adventure.

Cycling with children

Done the unthinkable and had a baby? Compounded the problem by having another? Mr J gives his account of cycling once children are on the scene.

Twizel’s first ever trike-a-thon

Bike Wise recently heard about a neat cycling event targeting young riders in the MacKenzie Country.  

Get more from your New Year’s cycling resolution

Bike Wise national coordinator Mike van der Boom takes a closer look at cycling resolutions and makes a few suggestions to help you achieve your goals.

Introducing Sharehub

Sharehub will introduce new opportunities to ensure the cycling programme remains innovative, grows participation, and provides opportunities for safe and fun activities throughout New Zealand.

NZ’s Favourite Places to Cycle … almost time to nominate!

Kiwis are being urged to share their top cycle trails and help the NZ Transport Agency and Bike Wise discover New Zealand’s Favourite Places to Cycle.