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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.

On a lazy Sunday afternoon

Lazy Sunday Cyclists

If you love to get out and go for a lazy Sunday afternoon drive, why not get on your bicycle and go for a Lazy Sunday Cycle instead. That’s what a growing number of Cantabrians have been doing this summer.

Wellingtonians embrace their bikes!

Wellingtonians at the Big Bike Fix Up

An estimated 1,400 people took part in Wellington Go By Bike Day events this year – the region’s biggest turnout yet for Go By Bike Day

It's all go on Go By Bike Day!

free breakfast for cyclists image

We love seeing Kiwi's getting their pedal on any day, but especially on Go By Bike Day!

Retro riders

Need for Tweed riders

Wish you could take a step back in time some days? Well, how about a cycle back in time instead!

Yum in the sun: Tasman’s Great Taste Trail

An image of people cycling Tasman's Great Taste Trail

Consider yourself a foodie or perhaps a culture vulture? If so, then you might want to get on your bike and explore the Tasman Great Taste Trail this summer. 

Hawke's Bay Commuter Challenge Kicks Off

Commuter challenge

The Hawkes Bay Commuter Challenge kicks off on Monday 9 February in Hastings and Napier.

Summertime Ciclovia

Cyclists at Miramar Peninsula

Ciclovia – you may have heard the word bandied about as it’s Bike Wise Month, but what it’s all about?

NZ’s Favourite Places to Cycle … so far!

NZs Favourite Places to Cycle

As part of Bike Wise Month, we asked you what your favourite places to cycle were and you responded in your thousands!

Biking Island Style

An image of Chatham Island children on their bikes

Made up of 10 islands within a 40 kilometre radius and with a population of only 600, the Chatham Islands sounds like an idyllic place to get on your bike and get away from it all. And while living on the islands is certainly unique, it’s not without its challenges.

Bike Wise launches NZ’s Favourite Places to Cycle

Picture of The Redwoods in Rotorua

This summer, Bike Wise is asking Kiwis to share their favourite places to cycle from around New Zealand and be in to win bikes, helmets and cycling goodies from Avantiplus.