The Chicago Lakefront Pathway is a great facility for tourists and commuters alike

Christchurch – The City that… Cycles ??

Regular guest blogger Robert has returned from his overseas travels and now turns his attention back to Christchurch… Over the years, and more particularly since the earthquakes, there has been concern conveyed from various sources in the tourism, marketing and administrative areas of our city about a ‘lack of focus’ for Christchurch. What does Christchurch…

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Advocacy and the Submission Context

My first ever submission was to the Regional Land Transport Plan sometime in 2009. I learned a huge amount from writing, submitting and then presenting in support of that submission. Mostly, I realised that my submission pretty much completely missed the mark and the Regional Transport Committee were not able to do anything with it…

Just how many people is that?

Lyttelton Tunnel Walk/Ride in Pictures

Wow, what a turnout! Yesterday’s Lyttelton Tunnel walk/ride event attracted a huge crowd of keen locals, despite the cool grey skies. The Press was estimating 25,000 people turned up; personally that seems a little on the high side but it was definitely well into the thousands. 15,000? I took my son and his cousin along…

Cycling along Oxford St

Guest Post Part 7 – Cycling in London

Guest blogger Robert wraps up his travels around the world with a look at one of the great cities of the world: Since London probably needs little introduction, let’s start with a “What if…” question. What if Boris Johnson had become Mayor of Christchurch in 2008 instead of London? Well, being a keen cyclist he…

It's quite a cool experience to ride inside the Tunnel (c/ Chch Daily Photo)

Lyttelton Tunnel Ride – More Details

There’s just one week to go now until the chance to ride through Lyttelton Tunnel, as part of the 50th Anniversary celebrations. Here’s a few more details about the day (or you can print off this handy PDF flyer): The Tunnel won’t actually be open for riding until about 10am; the formalities will begin first…