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Guest Post: Feeling the Love

Here’s another guest post from regular contributor Robert… As a student in the 1970’s I attended a course at a centralised Technical Institute located in the Hutt Valley along with participants from throughout the country.  Inevitably amongst classmates and friends, the timeless banter of Aucklanders versus the rest of New Zealand came into play.  During…

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Guest Post: As Easy As Riding a Bike

Here’s a guest post from Jack Jiang, kindly reprinted from his original AECOM blog post: Improving urban wellbeing: as easy as riding a bike The landscape of post-earthquake Christchurch, New Zealand is changing rapidly. When there is change, there will be innovation. Cycling in Christchurch is like much of the rest of the world: the media features it…

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Antigua St Bridge re-appears

The Antigua st bridge by the Boatsheds has been sorely missed since the earthquakes. It has been removed for restoration work for ages. It has now been lifted back into place along with some concrete panels on its surface and at each end. It will still be late April until it is all finished but…

Breakdown of modelled benefits from the Major Cycleways

Show me the money – The Economics of Cycleways

Spending any significant sum of money by the City Council tends to attract the scrutiny of some ratepayers, especially if they’re dubious about the benefits to be gleaned from the investment. We’ve seen some of that with the planned expenditure on a convention centre and new stadium for example. Some people have also been questioning…

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ICECycles free bike maintenance workshop 28th Feb

ICECyles Free Bike Maintenance Workshop Another ICEcycles (Inner City East Cycles) free bike maintenance workshop is happening from 1-4pm on Saturday 28 February at Linwood community art centre cnr Stanmore Rd & Worcester st. Bring along your bike and give the tyres a pump, fix the punctures, oil the chain, tweak the brakes, regrease the…

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Zen and the Art of Cycling

Here’s a guest post from occasional contributor Robyn M.Speed – enjoy… I nailed that hill! It had been there waiting, patiently, quietly. No nagging. No taunting. Just waiting…for the day when I decided ‘I’ll have a crack at it and see how far up I get before I decide to turn around.’ So I did.…

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CHOCBAR 2015 CHristchurch Otautahi Cargo Bike Annual Rally

Sunday 22 March 2015 1:30-3pm Meet outside the peacock fountain/museum at 1:30 then go for a leisurely cruise around Nth Hagley Park to Victoria Lake where we will swap around as people feel comfortable and try out other vehicles. Cargo bikes are encouraged but anything pedal powered (or electric assist) is welcome. Chocolate bars will…