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Tour de Friends take on Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge

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With a team name like ‘Tour de Friends’, you could be forgiven for thinking Whakatane-based entrants into the 160km Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge were already an avid group of cycling enthusiasts.

Be Bright winners announced

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Throughout winter, we’ve encouraged people around the country to be brighter on their bikes. 

Catalyst IT: enabling a burgeoning bike culture worldwide

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Reports have confirmed that Catalyst’s bike sheds are over-flowing - and that’s thanks to the many perks of cycling to work.

Dunedin Community Bike Library Project: a winning combination

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A joint venture between Dunedin City Council, the Department of Corrections, Sport Otago and Public Health South will see the local community reaping plenty of rewards

Recognise contributions to better cycling: the NZ Transport Agency Cycle Friendly Awards 2014

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Do you know of an outstanding cycling project, facility or champion deserving of nationwide recognition?  

Be Safe, Be Seen, Be Bright

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Be Bright cyclists!  That’s the message for cyclists from Bike Wise, NZ Police and the Western Bay of Plenty Travel Safe Team as winter sets in.  

The results are in: Bike Wise ‘favourite places to cycle’ competition

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It started with a seed of an idea: there must be a huge range of different places to cycle around New Zealand – but how do we find out where they are?

Go By Bike Day: Jade Software Corporation leads the way

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Jade Software Corporation made the most out of national Go By Bike Day by running a whole bike week.

Expert panel on cycle safety announced

The NZ Transport Agency has selected a group of ten New Zealand-based experts to develop recommendations for making the country’s roads safer for cycling.

Healthy workplaces: South Canterbury District Health Board ‘walks the talk’

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Ensuring staff ‘walk the talk’ is all part of the deal for the South Canterbury District Health Board (SCDHB)